SPARTA, NJ – No injuries were reported following an accident in the parking lot of the Liquor Factory. On September 14 around 9 a.m. Sparta Police Officer Brian Porter went to the scene to find Sparta resident Margaret Laureys, 53, struck a GMC Envoy with her black Toyota Corolla, according to police.
Porter found Laurey had been drinking and gave her field sobriety tests. Laureys was then taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department Headquarters, police report.
Laureys was processed and breath tested. She was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Consumption of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, Failure to Inspect, Driving While Suspended, Careless Driving and Failure to surrender Suspended Driver’s License, police report.
Laureys was released to a sober adult with a court date.