Aberdeen Police make a high number of arrests for drunk driving in the Township. New Jersey State Police also patrol certain parts of Aberdeen, and issue many DUI tickets themselves. If you have been charged with an Aberdeen DWI, call a local attorney immediately for help. The sooner we can get involved in the case the better.
Most DWI tickets given by Aberdeen Township police are meted out on Route 34, Lloyd Road, Route 35 and Route 36. New Jersey State Police Aberdeen DWI arrests are mostly made on the Garden State Parkway.
Aberdeen is a Township in northern Monmouth County New Jersey. The township was originally settled by Lenni Lenape Indians as a farming community. After the English took over, Aberdeen was a part of nearby Middletown. The township later became known as Matawan Township and in 1977, the residents voted to change the name to Aberdeen Township.
About 20,000 people live in Aberdeen. The once popular Cliffwood Beach section was a fun summer destination. However, the boardwalk was destroyed by Hurricane Donna and never completely rebuilt. Aberdeen is located next to Matawan Borough. Both Aberdeen and Matawan have their own police departments, local governments and municipal courts.
The Aberdeen Municipal Court is located at 1 Municipal Square (Church Road), Aberdeen Square, Aberdeen, NJ 07747. The court can be reached Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (732) 583-4200 ext. 105, 141, 142. Judge Basen is the presiding judge in Aberdeen court. Patrick Healy, Esq. is the prosecutor. The Court Administrator is Michele T. Wieczoreck.
Aberdeen sees a huge uptick in DWI arrests in the summer months. Its difficult to get to any NJ shore town from the north without driving through Aberdeen Township. Police in Aberdeen and the State Police Barracks are well aware of this. A traffic stop for a speeding ticket or other moving violation can quickly escalate into a DWI investigation. This will occur if your operation of your car indicates possible intoxication, such as swerving or erratic driving.
If the Aberdeen police officer pulls you over and smells alcohol, observes your eyes to be bloodshot or watery, or notices your speech to be slurred, you will be detained for sobriety testing. Most State Troopers and Aberdeen police officers will utilize a combination of divided attention or psychophysical tests to determine whether you may be intoxicated. There is also a portable breath testing device that may be administered to check for alcohol on your breath.
If after conducting these tests, the police believe they have probable cause to arrest you for DUI, in violation of NJSA 39:4-50, you will be placed under arrest. Anything you say can be used against you, so you should not make any admissions or say anything incriminating at this point. Remember, you have the right to remain silent!
After being processed and released, the police will issue you summons to appear in Aberdeen Court for an arraignment. Call to discuss how to fight your Aberdeen DWI. An NJ DWI lawyer can review the evidence in your case and give you the best chance of success.