MORRIS COUNTY — A Morris County woman found herself facing a slew of serious charges, including driving while intoxicated (DWI), following a complaint that prompted her arrest in Denville Township, as reported by the local police.
According to authorities, at approximately 12:35 a.m. the Denville Township Police Department received an urgent 9-1-1 call regarding a suspected intoxicated driver on the road. Responding swiftly to the complaint, an officer initiated a traffic stop on Savage Road after observing the vehicle in question committing multiple moving violations, notably careless driving.
During the course of the traffic stop, the officer determined that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Urja S. Shah, a resident of Rockaway, was indeed operating her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Subsequently, Shah was taken into custody and processed on various charges related to the incident.
The charges against Urja S. Shah include:
- Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol (DWI): Operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, is a serious offense under New Jersey law.
- Traffic Violations: These encompass multiple infractions, including failing to maintain control of the vehicle within marked lanes, careless driving, and reckless driving, all of which are grave violations of road safety regulations.
- Failure to Give Proper Signal: This charge indicates Shah’s alleged failure to provide proper turn signals or indications while operating her vehicle.
Following her arrest, Urja S. Shah was released from custody with the expectation that she would appear in court to address these charges. The legal proceedings will ultimately determine the consequences she may face if found guilty.
Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the individual(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.