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Man charged with DWI, open container in Sussex County

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man is facing several charges including driving while intoxicated and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle in Byram Township, according to police.

On Nov. 27, an officers observed a vehicle traveling on Route 206 that failed to keep right and failed to maintain its lane. The officer stopped the vehicle and while speaking to the driver, who was identified as Steven P. Mazure of Washington, the officer felt he may be intoxicated, police said.

Mazure performed several field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was then arrested and transported to the police station where he consented to and failed two breath tests, police said.

Mazure was charged with driving while intoxicated, consumption of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane, careless driving, and reckless driving. He was released pending a court appearence.

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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