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Man arrested for DWI following Morris County crash

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 42-year-old Budd Lake man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a crash Friday night in Mount Olive Township.

On March 19, at 10:04 p.m., township police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 46 at the Budd Lake 7-11, police said.

According to police, Oscar Ramirez-Cuevas was travelling on Route 46 west in the left lane when he struck a vehicle stopped on the highway waiting to turn into the 7-11 parking lot. While the officer was speaking to Ramirez-Cuevas, the officer immediately detected an odor of alcohol on his breath and obvious signs of impairment.

Ramirez-Cuevas performed standardized field sobriety tests and upon completion of the investigation, he was arrested and transported to headquarters for processing where he submitted to chemical breath testing, police said.

Ramirez-Cuevas was charged with DWI, reckless driving and following too closely. He was released to a sober driver pending a court appearance.

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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