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Hillside Detective Charged with DWI; Second Time in Four Months

By kcora on

A 41-year-old Hillside detective was charged Sunday with drunk driving after he crashed into a parked pickup truck.

Springfield police responded to the 300 block of Mountain Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. for a report of a crash.

EMS transported the man to Morristown Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

Police ultimately charged Jamie Howell, 41, of Springfield, with careless driving and not wearing a seat belt.

According to police, on June 25th Howell was pulled over sometime after 8:30 p.m. on Mountain Avenue near the intersection of Clinton Avenue after reports of a possibly intoxicated driver.

Howell ultimately charged with driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a breath test. The chargesĀ are pending in municipal court.

A court appearance is scheduled forĀ Nov. 6th at the Springfield Municipal Court.