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Man arrested on multiple charges after found slumped over the steering wheel in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man is facing several charges after he was found by police slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle.

Gregory E. Becker, 32, of Dover was charged with under the influence of CDS, possession of CDS Schedule I-IV, possession of paraphernalia, DWI, reckless driving, Possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and failure to possess insurance Card.

On June 15 at 6:01 p.m., an officer was on routine patrol and observed a 1997 Ford parked in the Village Green Shopping Center parking lot, with the driver slumped over the steering wheel, police said.

The officer approached the vehicle, and shook the driver. The driver then woke up and was identified as Becker. As the officer spoke with Becker, the officer noted that he allegedly appeared to be impaired.

Becker was asked to exit his vehicle for field sobriety testing, and was subsequently placed under arrest. He was searched, and 4 glassine folds of suspected heroin were found on his person, police said.

Becker was transported to police headquarters where he submitted to chemical breath testing, but refused examination by a Drug Recognition Expert, police said.

Becker was released pending a court hearing.

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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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