Police & Fire

Driver Asleep at Wheel Charged with DWI

CHATHAM, NJ - A driver pulled over on Southern Boulevard was found asleep at the wheel by Chatham Tonwship Police.

On Dec. 6, 2013, at 1:53 a.m., officer John Rice stopped a vehicle on Southern Boulevard after finding the driver asleep at the wheel.  Upon speaking with the driver, and a subsequent roadside sobriety investigation, Ryan T. Frank, 22, of Summit was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Frank was transported to police headquarters, processed and later released to a family member.

Officer Rice charged Frank with driving while intoxicated and careless driving. He is scheduled to appear on a later date to answer the charges in municipal court.

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