LIVINGSTON, NJ — A West Orange woman pled guilty to a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge she recently received on Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston, according to Livingston Municipal Court.
The driver, identified as Desiree Denmark, was also charged with reckless driving having an open container in a motor vehicle and resisting arrest, specifically by flailing her arms and pulling away in an attempt to resist being handcuffed.
For the resisting offense, Denmark pled guilty to an amended charge creating a disturbance, according to the municipal court. She was given a fine of $200 and $33 in court costs. The traffic summons was dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
Denmark, pleading guilty to the DWI charge, was given a $256 fine, a $225 DWI surcharge, $33 in court costs, $50 to the Victims of Crime Compensation Board (VCCB) and $75 to the Safe Neighborhood Fund (SNF). Her license was also suspended for three months and she was required to serve 12 hours at the Intoxicated Driving Resource Center (IDRC), according to Livingston Municipal Court.