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DWI Arrest: On March 3, 2019 at 1:26 a.m., Ptl. William Juliano was on patrol of Route 23 South in the area of Alexander Ave. At that time he observed a green 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck that was unable to maintain its lane. Ptl. Juliano conducted a motor vehicle stop on Alexander Avenue and made contact with the driver, later identified as Stephen Whitney, 56 years old of Pequannock, N.J. Ptl. Juliano observed that Mr. Whitney displayed multiple signs of alcohol consumption and observed an open can of beer in the center console of the truck. Mr. Whitney was removed from his truck and was asked to perform field sobriety tests. At the conclusion of the tests, he was placed under arrest. Mr. Whitney was transported to Pequannock Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain a lane, careless driving, and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was released to a third party and has a scheduled court date at the Pequannock Municipal Court.
Lt. Daniel Comune
Operations & Public Information Officer