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DWI Arrest with Children in the Vehicle

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David Randall of Franklin arrested on multiple counts including DWI with minors in the vehicle. Credits: Provided by Franklin Police
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FRANKLIN, NJ - On Sunday June 28 the Franklin Police Department investigated a complaint of a suspect driving while intoxicated. 

Franklin patrol officer David Paul Schneider conducted a motor vehicle stop near the Weiss parking area with a vehicle which matched the description of the initial complaint.

Officer David Paul Schneider recognized the driver of the vehicle as, David A. Randall, 33, of Franklin. Through past contacts and prior knowledge Officer David Paul Schneider knew Randall’s driving privileges were suspended.  During the investigation Randall was allegedly deemed impaired and unable to operate a motor vehicle safely. 

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In the vehicle being operated by Randall were two children.  Neither jof them were injured or required any medical attention.  Following the motor vehicle stop, however Randall was alleged to have endangered them by operating a vehicle while impaired.

Randall was charged with multiple motor vehicle violations, including driving while intoxicated.  He further faces criminal charges for disorderly conduct and driving while intoxicated with minors in the vehicle. 

He was charged and released pending a Court appearance in Franklin Municipal Court. 

The complaints that were filed are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 

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