SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Officer Rick Smith observed a car speeding on Main Street near police headquarters at 2:30 a.m. on August 18. 

Smith stopped the vehicle.  When he approached the driver, Jesus Alejandro, Smith suspected he was under the influence of alcohol.

Smith administered Field Sobriety tests which the 34 year-old Newark man failed.  Alejandro was arrested for DWI and transported to headquarters for processing and breath testing. 

Alejandro was charged with DWI, Speeding and Careless Driving.  He was released hours later to a sober adult pending a court date.