Parsippany resident charged with driving while intoxicated

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PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Headquarters was advised by a witness of an erratic driver that crashed his vehicle into a curb in the area of Ludlow Road and Halsey Road, at 9:21 p.m. on Thursday, December 3.

The witness further stated the vehicle was parked at 166 Halsey Road.

Patrol Officer E. Elston, C. Silva, and J. Hughes responded to the scene.

Upon their arrival they found a 2002 Honda Accord with damage consistent with crashing into a curb.

Inside the vehicle they found Thomas Cullen IV, 49, Parsippany, asleep in the driver’s seat.

Upon waking Mr. Cullen they conducted a brief investigation and placed him under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. Mr. Cullen was transported back to Parsippany Police Headquarters and charged with Use or being Under the Influence of CDS, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated in a School Zone, Reckless Driving, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He was released on his own recognizance pending his court date.

Editors Note: Criminal complaints are merely accusations.  Despite these accusations, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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