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Warren County man facing DWI, drug charges following single-vehicle crash

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Warren County man is facing DWI and drug charges following a single-vehicle crash in Mount Olive Township.

On Jan. 5, at 12:53 a.m., police responded to Drakestown Road for a report of single-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, an officer observed the Nissan Altima struck a residence’s rock wall and the driver was trying to disengage the vehicle from the wall, police said.

The officer approached the vehicle and immediately observed glassine folds, commonly used for heroin, inside the passenger compartment. The officer made contact with the driver, who was identified as Kevin R. Fenty, 30, of Port Murray, police said.

Fenty allegedly appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol and he was asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests, police said.

A search of the vehicle yielded additional glassine folds, suspected to be heroin, a syringe and paraphernalia used to inject heroin. Fenty was arrested and transported to police headquarters, police said.

Fenty was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of prescription drugs, possession of syringe, under the influence of CDS, DWI, reckless driving, driving while suspended, CDS in a motor vehicle, driving without a license, failure to exhibit registration, license and insurance, and failure to inspect vehicle. He was 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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