Parsippany resident charged with DWI and other offenses

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PARSIPPANY — While patrolling North Beverwyck Road at 2:19 a.m.on Sunday, June 11, Patrol Officer J. Williams observed a 2002 Toyota Highlander commit multiple traffic violations, one of which was failing to stop at a red light on North Beverwyck Road at Vail Road.

Patrol Officer Williams activated his emergency lights and attempted to stop the vehicle. As the vehicle attempted to pull over it struck the curb several times. Once the vehicle stopped the Officer spoke to the driver, Fatema Iqbal, 40, Parsippany.

After a brief investigation Mrs. Iqbal was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. She was transported back to Police Headquarters for processing.

While there she was charged with the following traffic violations: Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, Obstruction of Windshield, Unsafe Lane Change, Throwing or Dropping, Debris from a Motor Vehicle, Fail to observe a Stop or Yield Sign, and Failure to Possess an Insurance Card.

She was released on her own recognizance to a sober adult pending her court appearance.