Compared to most NJ towns, Spotswood DWI arrests are rare. DWI, DUI, and drunk driving are all the same thing. They are just commonly used terms for violations of NJ’s DWI statute, which is NJSA 39:4-50. The Spotswood Police department has the responsibility of patrolling the town.
County Road 613 probably brings in most DUI arrests in Spotswood. County Road 615, known locally as Helmetta road, also results in some Spotswood DUI. Helmetta Borough is right down the road. Helmetta has its own municipal court.
One big mistake that a lot of people make in NJ is refusing to submit to breath samples. This results from a common misconception that the Alcotest is optional. This often leads to a charge of Refusal under NJSA 39:4-50.4a.
Most DWI arrests in New Jersey come along with a ticket for Reckless Driving. Reckless driving is a 5pt ticket, in violation of NJSA 39:4-96. However, the reason for the initial stop of your vehicle usually results in additional tickets as well.
Most defendants who are charged with drunk driving are first stopped for some kind of moving violation. Typical such violations include speeding and improper passing.
Spotswood was once part of East Brunswick Township. Less than 10,000 people live in Spotswood. The town was formed in the early 1900s. If you have been charged with a DWI in Spotswood, call a DWI lawyer for a consultation, any time.