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Newark Man Arrested for DWI with 2-Year-Old Child Inside Vehicle

By rlsmetro on

police in Newark announced the arrest of Mr. Rasudi N. Creighton, 41, of Newark, for an incident of Driving While Intoxicated Saturday night.

According to a statement released by police, shortly before 11:50 p.m., 1st Precinct officers responded to South Orange Avenue and South 12th Street on a call of a motor vehicle collision.

Police say responding officers located Creighton inside the vehicle along with a 2-year old child.

The vehicle he was driving, a 1999 Ford Wagon, had collided into a parked gray 2002 BMW according to police.

While no injuries were reported, the child was transported to University Hospital for evaluation.

Creighton was arrested and is charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Police issued Creighton a summons for Reckless Driving, Careless Driving with the Likeliness of Endangering Another Person, Driving While Intoxicated within 1,000-ft. of a School, Driving While Suspended/Revoked and Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol.

These charges are merely accusations.

This suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.