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Man charged with DWI, reckless driving in Mount Olive Township

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 34-year-old Morris County man is facing charges including driving while intoxicated in Mount Olive Township.

On November 27, at around 2:50 a.m., an officer was on routine patrol in the area of Route 46 East and Cleacene Ave when the officer observed a dark sedan parked in front of a business, police said.

The officer then observed the vehicle make a right onto Route 46 east and fail to maintain its lane and then stopped the vehicle. The officer identified the driver as Pedro Toribio-Pizango of Dover, police said.

Toribio-Pizango immediately showed signs of impairment due to alcohol and/or drugs and was then asked to perform standard field sobriety tests. Upon completion of the tests, he was arrested, police said.

Toribio-Pizango was charged with DWI, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, and refusal to submit breath samples. He was released to a sober driver 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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