POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Point Pleasant Beach Police Department in conjunction with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office conducted a DWI/DUI sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, Sept. 10 between 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Route 35 South.
Officers were screening drivers for signs of impairment, Chief of Police Robert J. Kowalewski stated in a press release.
Approximately 650 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, resulting in four arrests.
A 49-year-old woman from Landing was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.
A 50-year-old man from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.
A 74-year-old man from Brick was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and refusal to submit a breath test.
A 73-year-old woman from Brick was charged with aggravated assault on law enforcement and resisting arrest.
It is presumed that all individuals charged are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All individuals charged were later released on summonses pending a court date with the Point Pleasant Beach municipal court.
In the release Chief Kowalewski thanked the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Point Pleasant police department for their assistance.
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