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Improper U-turn ends in DWI arrest in Lopatcong Township

LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Pennsylvania man who allegedly made an improper U-turn in Loaptcong Township last month ended up being arrested for driving while intoxicated.

On February 1, at around 1:45 a.m., an officer conducted a motor vehicle stop near Route 22 and Roseberry Street after observing Joseph M. Dupre of Easton making an improper U-Turn at the intersection, police said.

Upon stopping the vehicle, Dupre had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and subsequently failed field sobriety tests. He had a blood alcohol content of .17%, which is more than twice the legal limit in New Jersey, police said.

Dupre was issued traffic summonses for driving while intoxicated and improper U-Turn.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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