DWI Driver Became Belligerent and Uncooperative and Kicked Officer


HANOVER — Hanover Township Sgt. Rob Carpenter arrested Mr. Bryan Garcia, a 20-year-old from Elizabeth for DWI on Saturday, June 19.

Mr. Garcia was originally stopped for a motor vehicle violation when the smell of marijuana was detected and was observed in plain view. Mr. Garcia was asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested.

During his arrest, Mr. Garcia became belligerent and uncooperative and kicked one of the officers during processing.

He was charged with aggravated assault and criminal mischief. He was also issued motor vehicle summonses for DWI, refusal, no front plate, no inspection sticker, tinted window, uninsured, unsafe lane change, failure to follow a marked course, careless driving, speeding, failure to obey a traffic signal, and failure to signal a turn.

After processing, he was released to his mother pending his court date.