Cops: Woman Drove Drunk, Recklessly

The following information was provided by the Chester Township Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

A 26-year-old Long Valley woman failed a field sobriety test after swerving over the centerline and failing to use a turn signal, said.

Patrolman Ryan Steckel stopped Meghan Lake on Parker Road after observing her crossing across the centerline and failing to signal a turn, police said.  

According to police, Lake appeared to have consumed alcohol and Steckel administered a field sobriety test to determine if Lake was under the influence.

Lake was charged with failure to keep right, failure to signal a turn, reckless driving and driving under the influence, and was released from custody pending an appearance in, police said.

For more information on this story contact Russ Crespolini at russ.crespolini@patch.com


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