HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Officer Emmanuel Malasig arrested Mr. Jhonny Martinez-Matute, a 30-year-old from Randolph for DWI on March 20, 2021.
Officer Malasig responded to the area of Gulick Road for a suspicious male. Upon arrival, Mr. Martinez-Matute was located standing outside of his vehicle which had a flat tire. Mr. Martinez-Matute stated he locked himself out of his car after pulling over due to the flat tire. While speaking with Mr. Martinez-Matute, the odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected.
Subsequent field sobriety tests resulted in Mr. Martinez-Matute being arrested and issued motor vehicle summonses for DWI, failure to inspect, failure to produce driver’s license and registration, failure to make repairs, reckless and careless driving. Mr. Martinez-Matute was released 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.