Madison New Jersey police arrested a man who was allegedly drunk when he tried to drive away from a local liquor store.
The incident occurred at Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, which is located at 121 Main Street in Madison, New Jersey.
Employees at the liquor store observed a customer who appeared to be intoxicated. When the customer attempted to purchase alcohol, the employees refused to let him complete the purchase.
After the customer walked out of the store and got into his car, employees notified law enforcement. The employees gave police a description of the suspect, as well as a description of the suspect’s vehicle.
Just a few moments later, a Madison NJ police officer spotted the suspect driving on Main Street. The officer quickly pulled over the suspect’s vehicle.
According to authorities, the suspect exhibited signs of being under the influence of alcohol. As a result, the suspect was placed under arrest.
The suspect has been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), as well as a number of traffic violations.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was released from custody. He has a pending court date in Madison Municipal Court.
The Madison Police Department praised the liquor store employees for thinking quickly and alerting authorities to the potentially dangerous driver.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Liquor Store Calls Police on Drunk Driver After Refusing to Sell Him Alcohol, Police Say.”