SPARTA, NJ – Following up on a call to Sparta Police Department dispatch, on September 20 around 10:30 p.m.  Officer Chris Favaro stopped an Andover man, Guillermo Silva 35 on Route 15.  Police had received a tip that a driver in a blue Ford F350 pickup could not stay in his lane, police said.

Silva was asked to perform a field sobriety test.  Silva was taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department Headquarters.  After his breath test, Silva was charged with failure to maintain a lane, careless driving, maintenance of lamps and driving while intoxicated.

Silva was give a court date and released to a sober adult.