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Hillsborough Man Arrested for Driving Under Influence of Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Heroin


Somerset County officials announce the arrest of Christian Graverson, 44, Hillsborough Township, after an investigation into a single motor vehicle crash that occurred in Branchburg Township.

County officials stated that on March 31, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Branchburg Township Police responded to the area of South Branch Road near the Neshanic Valley Golf Course for a report of a single motor vehicle crash involving an SUV that crashed into a tree.  

According to officials, upon arrival, Officers made contact with the driver of the vehicle, identified as Christian Graverson, who reported that he was not injured.  

Further investigation led police to determine that Graverson was under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance(s).  

Officials said that Graverson was subsequently placed under arrest and was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.  

According to officials, Graverson was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia, a Disorderly Persons Offense and several motor vehicle summonses, which included Driving While under the Influence of Narcotics as a result of the incident.  

Graverson was later released on his own recognizance pending an appearance in Somerset County Superior Court.   

Somerset County officials request anyone with information relating to this incident to contact the Branchburg Township Police Department at (908) 526-3830. 

Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.