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Woman charged with DWI, leaving the scene after Sussex County crash

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A woman was charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a crash Sunday in Byram Township, police said.

On April 23, an officer observed a vehicle which crossed the shoulder line several times traveling on Route 206, police said.

The officer then stopped the vehicle and while speaking to the driver, who was identified as Emily G. Calderon, it was discovered that she was previously involved in a motor vehicle crash, and it appeared that she was intoxicated, police said.

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

Calderon was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident. 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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