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Woman charged with DWI after observed driving in circles

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A woman was charged with DWI after police observed her driving in circles.

On Sept. 15, at 10:39 a.m., township police received a complaint of an erratic driver in a white Toyota travelling on Route 46 in the Budd Lake section of the township, police said.

Police were then advised by a Washington Township police officer that he observed a vehicle matching the description driving in circles at Paragon Village, located on Route 46. The Mount Olive officer stopped the vehicle and came in contact with the driver, who was identified as Pamela Canzano-Smith, 62, police said.

Canzano-Smith allegedly showed signs of impairment due to drugs and/or alcohol. She was then asked to exit the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests. Upon completion of the investigation, she was arrested for suspicion of driving while under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, police said.

Canzano-Smith was charged with DWI and was released to a sober driver, pending a court appearance, 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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