Driver Pierces Utility Pole; Charged with DWI

Daisuke Ayame, 42, was charged with driving while intoxicated after he lost control of his vehicle and drove into a utility pole on Saddle River Road, police said.

A Glen Rock man was charged with driving while intoxicated early Saturday morning after his car jumped a curb on Saddle River Road and struck a utility pole, police said.

Daisuke Ayame, 42, sustained no injuries in the single-car crash that occurred just after midnight in front of Congregation Ahavat Achim, at the corner of Saddle River Road and Kramer Place, police said.

The car's impact split the utility pole at its base, causing it to lean precariously. A Public Service employee who came to inspect the scene said the fractured pole would need to be replaced.

He said he didn't expect any of the neighboring buildings, except perhaps the synagogue, to have their power affected during the new pole's installation, which should be complete before sun-up Saturday morning.


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Go Figure October 14, 2012 at 03:03 AM
Hey Vince....it takes a lot more than a breathalyzer to convict someone of DWI. I am told that the police look at many indicators before even putting you on a breathalyzer. They have to have physical indicators (i.e, bloodshot eyes, alcohol smell, etc...), then they have to test you and then they take you to the precinct for the breath test. It seems to me that if you have failed the other tests, the breathalyzer is probably pretty accurate.
Go Figure October 14, 2012 at 03:04 AM
In liberal New Jersey the judges would have shut down the breathalyzers if they thought they were not accurate.
Vincent October 18, 2012 at 02:06 AM
It's impossible to document smell in a scientific way, it's an officer's word. In Utah a trooper is currently be investigated for falsifying at least 20 DUI charges. It's well known that breathalyzers can produce false positives, don't take my word for it though, google it. There are even products designed to fool the test.
Vincent October 18, 2012 at 02:07 AM
I guess that would rule out your blog.
Vincent October 18, 2012 at 02:17 AM
Facts don't matter to you, your a hot head who has made up your mind. As if ABC News wasn't enough, here are a few more: nationalsubstanceabuseindex.org/dui/breathalyzer.htm www.happybreath.net/blog/falsereadings.html en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breathalyzer www.techdirt.com/articles/20090121/2110543486.shtml How many more examples do I need before you concede the facts backup my point and I get apologies for your prior ignorance?


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