HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Hanover Township Police Officer Stephen Manney arrested Janakkuma Patel, 42, Whippany, for DWI on Sunday, February 5.
Officer Manney responded to a disabled motor vehicle call in the area of Troy Hills Road. He located the vehicle with front-end damage and spoke with the driver, who stated he swerved to avoid ghosts in the road which caused the accident. Mr. Patel was asked to perform a field sobriety test and was subsequently arrested and charged with DWI.
He was issued summonses for recklessness, carelessness, DWI, and failure to follow a marked course. He was released pending his court date.