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Woman arrested for DWI following Byram Township crash

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A Morris County woman was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash last month in Byram Township.

On June 21, township police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 206 and Whitehall Hill Road, police said.

When officers arrived, police spoke to the driver, Michelle A. Oves of Budd Lake, who allegedly caused the crash and felt that Oves may be intoxicated, police said.

Oves was asked to perform several field sobriety tests, which she failed, police said.

Oves was subsequently transported to Newton Medical Center to have blood drawn as per an issued search warrant. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, improper passing and reckless driving. She 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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