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Woman charged with DWI, open container in Byram Township

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) -A Florida woman is facing several charges including driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop Wednesday in Byram Township.

On April 21, a township observed a vehicle driving at a low rate of speed and failing to maintain its lane on Route 206. The vehicle pulled into a closed gas station where the officer then initiated a traffic stop, police said.

While speaking to the driver, who was identified as Theresa Ann Osbourne of Lake Worth, FL, the officer felt she may be intoxicated. She was asked to perform several field sobriety tests, which she failed, police said.

Osbourne was arrested and transported to the station where she refused to submit to breath tests, police said.

Osbourne was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to breath tests, open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, failure to maintain lane and driving slow as to impede traffic. 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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