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Man wanted in Morris County arrested after crashing in Byram Township

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man with an outstanding warrant in Morris County was arrested after crashing in Byram Township, police said Thursday.

On May 30, police responded to Tomahawk Lake for a report of an individual who locked their keys in their vehicle. When the officer arrived, police observed a separate vehicle that had crashed into a ditch, police said.

Upon speaking with the driver of that vehicle, who was identified as Cristobal Rodriguez-Santos, the officer felt he may be intoxicated, police said.

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

During the processing, it was learned that Rodriguez-Santos had a no-bail arrest warrant out of Morris County, police said.

Rodriguez-Santos was charged with driving while intoxicated, open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, and reckless driving. He was then turned over to the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office who transported him to the Morris County Correctional Facility, 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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