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Man faces DWI, drug charges after crash in Mount Olive Township

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 27-year-old Washington man faces DWI and drug charges after a crash Sunday afternoon in Mount Olive Township.

On May 2, at 3:21 p.m., police responded to a report of  an accident on Ironia Road. During the course of the police investigation, Malvin J. Santa appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and or drugs, police said.

Santa performed standardized field sobriety tests and upon completion of the investigation, he was transported to headquarters where he submitted to chemical breath testing, police said.

Santa was charged with DWI, reckless driving, possession of prescription legend drug, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, under the influence of CDS and Failure to Maintain a Lane. He was released to a sober driver, pending a court hearing, 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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