SPARTA, NJ - A Wantage resident was stopped for speeding on Route 15 and ended up under arrest. On April 28 Cpl Kurt Morris saw that a 2010 Volkswagon speeding on the northbound side of the highway. When he pulled her over at 1:15 a.m. he suspected that the driver, Emmi McAuliffe-Uchida was intoxicated.
The 20 year-old was given a series of Field Sobriety Tests, which she failed.
McAuliffe-Uchida was taken into custody for DWI and brought to Sparta Police Department headquarters where she was breath tested and processed.
McAuliffe-Uchida was charged with DWI, Speeding, Careless Driving. She was released several hours later to a sober adult pending a court date.