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Long Valley man charged with DWI after crashing into utility pole

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Long Valley man is facing charges including driving while intoxicated after he crashed into a utility pole early Saturday morning in Washington Township, police said.

On October 2, at 4:00 a.m., police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Mission Road, police said.

Upon arrival, officers found the vehicle had struck at utility pole. A subsequent investigation determined the male driver, whose name was not released, was under the influence of intoxicants, police said.

He was arrested and issued motor vehicle summonses for DWI, reckless driving, and failure to maintain Lane. He was released pending a court appearance, police said.

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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