CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A Caldwell man was arrested on Sunday after trying to collect firewood with a chainsaw in a wooded area in Cedar Grove.

A little before 4 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas responded to the area of Ozone and Grove Avenues on a report of an intoxicated male with a chainsaw in the woods.

According to police reports, the 59-year-old man, who was determined to be intoxicated, drove to the wooded area to cut and obtain some firewood with his chainsaw.

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The suspect was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court. 

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