PARSIPPANY — On Monday, May 13 at 1:17 a.m. Parsippany-Troy Hills Patrol Officer R. Taylor was patrolling Parsippany Road when he observed a 2000 Ford Ranger commit a motor vehicle violation.
He conducted a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the driver, Mr. Wilner Romero-Rodriguez, 45, Parsippany.
While speaking to Mr. Romero-Rodriguez, Officer Taylor detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from him, along with observing empty Corona beer bottles inside the vehicle.
After a brief investigation, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and transported to police headquarters for processing. While there, he was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Suspended, Failure to Maintain Lane, Reckless Driving, Open Container of an Alcoholic Beverage in a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Provide Driver’s License and Unlicensed Driver.
He was released on his own recognizance pending his court date.
Editor’s Note: An arrest or the signing of a criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.