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Posted on: December 17, 2018


On December 11, 2018 at 1:34 a.m., a Hampton Township officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Route 8 after observing the vehicle was unable to maintain it's lane of travel on multiple occasions. Upon activating the patrol vehicle's emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop, the vehicle in question attempted to pull over, striking the curb with both passenger side tires. Upon making contact with the vehicle operator, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle, and the operator showed visible signs of impairment. While outside of the vehicle, the operator was unsteady on their feet and failed to complete the field sobriety tests as had been explained and demonstrated. The operator was subsequently placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI. 

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