Considering how small Englishtown is, Englishtown Police make a significant number of arrests for DWI, DUI, Drunk Drunk Driving. The majority of these DWI charges take place on Main Street and Wilson Avenue and Tennant Avenue. If you are charged with a DWI in Englishtown, call now to speak with an Englishtown DWI lawyer before you go to court.
If you are charged with a DWI in Englishtown, you will be scheduled for a first appearance (“arraignment”) before Judge Newman in the Englishtown Court. The prosecutor in Englishtown Borough is Richard Kelly, Esq. Your appearance at this hearing may be waived if you have already retained an attorney.
Englishtown is located completely encircled by Manalapan Township (home rule anyone?). However, Englishtown retains its own town committee, municipal government and police department. The Borough is in western Monmouth County, New Jersey.
The consequences of being convicted of a dwi in New Jersey are almost draconian. For a first offense, you must lose your drivers license for 90 days if your Blood Alcohol Content is between .08 and .1. Your license will be suspended from 7 months to 1-year if your BAC is .1 or above. Severe financial penalties will also be imposed. You must attend the intoxicated driver’s resource center. You must pay the DMV $1,000 surcharge every year for three years. You can also go to jail (usually unlikely). The penalties only get worse for second, third and subsequent offenses.
Englishtown Court meets on Wednesdays nights at 5:00 p.m of the first and third Wednesdays of each month.