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Wrong-way driver charged with DWI in Morris County

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 26-year-old Sussex County man accused of driving the wrong-way on Route 10 in Denville Township last month now faces DWI and other charges.

On October 29, police stopped a vehicle on Route 10 west for a vehicle that was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes, police said.

During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that the driver, who was identified as Matthew P. Litterio of Newton, was under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Litterio was charged with operating under the influence of liquor or drugs, improper turn at traffic control device, wrong way on one-way street, obstructing passage of other vehicles, failure to maintain lane, reckless driving, and careless driving.

Litterio was then released to his father 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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