Police recently arrested a Vernon NJ woman who was allegedly under the influence of drugs at Vernon police headquarters.
Remarkably, the suspect had come to the police station in order to file a police report.
According to authorities, the suspect drove to the station and spoke with a police officer. The officer reportedly observed that the suspect was slurring her words as she spoke. Additionally, the officer said that the suspect appeared to be struggling to stay awake while she waited in the lobby.
Once the suspect filled out a police report and handed it in, she was observed exiting the building and heading toward the parking lot. An officer followed the suspect and watched her get into her vehicle.
Before the suspect could start her car, police stopped her and asked her to step out of the vehicle.
Police officers administered a series of field sobriety tests to the suspect. According to law enforcement, the suspect failed the field sobriety tests. She was then placed under arrest.
The suspect was subsequently charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).
Additionally, the suspect was charged with possession of a prescription legend drug and possession of a Schedule I substance because police reportedly discovered drugs inside her vehicle.
Sometime after being arrested and processed, the suspect was released from police custody. She will have to make a mandatory appearance in Sussex County Superior Court at a later date to answer the charges against her.
To learn more about this case, go to the NJ.com article entitled “Woman Showed Up at Vernon Police Station While on Drugs, Cops Say.”