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Morris County man accused of DWI, crashing with kids in car

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man has been arrested and is accused of driving drunk and crashing in Denville Township with kids in the car, according to police

The single-vehicle crash happened on Sunday, January 29 on Route 10 westbound. While on scene, officers determined that multiple occupants were injured and required medical attention, police said.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the driver, who was identified as Edin Rodriguez, 24, of East Hanover Township, was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, police said.

Rodriguez was charged with 2 counts of assault by auto, 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, DWI, DWI with a minor in vehicle, open container of alcoholic beverage in vehicle, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to maintain lane, and use of handheld device.

Rodriguez was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance.

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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