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Chatham Township Police Make Arrests for Driving While Intoxicated

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CHATHAM, NJ - On August 27, 2017 at 2:02 a.m. Sergeant Brad Hayworth stopped a vehicle on Woodland Avenue for a traffic violation that occurred on Shunpike Road. After a brief roadside investigation, Charles Taylor, 25 of Morristown, was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated.

Taylor was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Failure to Keep Right. He was released on his own recognizance to a family member pending court action. His vehicle was impounded in accordance with “John’s Law.”

On August 28, 2017 at 2:03 p.m. a call was received of an erratic driver on Southern Boulevard. Officer Kelly D’Ambola responded and located the vehicle which had become disabled after striking a curb near Hampton Road. After a brief roadside investigation, Matthew Vickerman, 33 of Livingston, was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated.

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Vickerman was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving and Failure to Exhibit Documents. He was released on his own recognizance to a family member pending court action. The disabled vehicle was impounded in accordance with “John’s Law.”

Prepared by Chatham Township Police Chief Steven E. Hennelly

“All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law”

 

 

 

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