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Warren County man arrested after fleeing traffic stop

WASHINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Warren County) – A Warren County man has been arrested after fleeing a traffic stop in May in Washington Borough, police said in news release Tuesday.

On May 13, at 3:48 p.m., an officer conducted a motor vehicle stop in the 200 block of West Washington Avenue and after stopping, the driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene, police said.

On June 13, the driver, who was identified as a 43-year-old Phillipsburg man, was arrested, police said.

The man was charged with resisting arrest, obstruction the administration of law enforcement and a local ordinance of maintaining a nuisance. He was also issued a motor vehicle summonses for failure to inspect, driving with a suspended driver’s license, abandonment of a motor vehicle, failure to exhibit a driver’s license, failure to exhibit a registration and failure to exhibit an insurance card, police said.

He was then released 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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