Police find three individuals passed out with beer; arrest for DWI

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP — On Wednesday, January 30, Hanover Township Police Officer Eric Prach arrested Mr. Jose Gomez, 23,  currently residing in the Red Carpet Inn on Route 10 for DWI.

Officer Prach was on foot patrol in the parking lot when he observed a vehicle parked and running with three individuals passed out inside the vehicle each holding an open beer can in their hands.

Officer Prach also observed several empty and full cans of beer spread throughout the vehicle.

Mr. Gomes was asked to perform field sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested and transported to Police Headquarters for processing.

He was issued motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Driving without a license, Open container, Unattended motor vehicle, Careless driving and Failure to wear seatbelt. He was released pending his court date.

Editor’s Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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