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Man charged with DWI, assault by auto after crash in Mount Olive Township

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Mount Olive Township police have charged a 41-year-old Flanders man with driving while intoxicated and assault by auto in connection with a crash last Friday night.

On Nov. 13, at 5:53 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Route 206 and Drakesdale Road for a report of an accident with multiple injuries, police said.

Upon the officer’s arrival, the officer came in contact with Phillip Feliz who appeared to be injured and allegedly under the influence of alcohol. He was taken to Morristown Medical Center, where a search warrant was completed to collect blood samples, to determine his blood alcohol content, police said.

During the course of the investigation, Feliz’s vehicle was searched and officers located open containers of alcoholic beverages in the vehicle, police said.

The second driver involved in the accident was treated for injuries and released, police said.

Feliz was arrested on Nov. 15 and charged with assault by auto, DWI, reckless driving, driving while suspended, open container of alcoholic beverage, failure to possess insurance card, failure to possess driver’s license, and consumption of alcoholic beverage. He was then released, 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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