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Man charged with DWI, cocaine possession in Byram Township

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man is facing several charges including driving while intoxicated and possession of cocaine following a traffic stop last month in Byram Township.

On March 25, police responded to a residence for a report of an unwanted man and while officers were responding to the call, they were advised that the man had left in a vehicle, police said.

One of the officers observed the vehicle in the area and then conducted a motor vehicle stop. After speaking to the accused, Andrezj Szyszko, the officer felt he may be intoxicated, police said.

Szyszko performed several field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was arrested and during a subsequent search of Szyszko and his vehicle, several containers of cocaine and a large amount of currency was located, police said.

Szyszko was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with Intent to distribute, under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, operating a motor vehicle while suspended from a second DWI, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while intoxicated, driving a motor vehicle without an interlock device, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, driving while suspended and failure to surrender a suspended driver’s license. 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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