Parsippany resident arrested for DWI


PARSIPPANY —  Parsippany-Troy Hills Patrol Officer J. Hughes was patrolling Route 46 West near Central Middle School area when he observed a 2012 Subaru Impreza change lanes and improperly overtake a vehicle and then proceed West on Route 46 at a high rate of speed.

Officer Hughes activated his emergency lights at the intersection of Route 46 and Vail Road, however the vehicle swerved to the left and right and then proceeded into the turn lanes for Smith Road at which time he struck a curb and finally stopped. Contact was made with the driver, a 22 year old from Parsippany.

After a brief investigation the resident was placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated and transported to police headquarters for processing. While there, he was charged with the following Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated in a School Zone, Reckless Driving  and Improper Passing on the Right.

He was released on his own recognizance pending his court appearance.