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Smoking Jeep leads to DWI arrest in Mount Olive Township

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) –  A Flanders man who police say was driving at a slow rate and had smoke coming from the vehicle’s hood is facing multiple charges including driving while intoxicated.

Marco David, 43, Flanders was charged with DWI, reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, unlicensed driver, uninsured and unregistered motor vehicle.

On May 2, at 9:33 p.m., a township officer observed a black Jeep Wrangler traveling Route 46 east at a slow rate of speed, with the hazard lights on and smoke coming from the hood area, police said.

The officer stopped the vehicle stop and came in contact with the driver, who identified as David, and immediately noticed obvious signs of impairment, police said.

David was asked to exit the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests and then arrested. He was charged and 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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