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Drunken Teen Driver Tries To Shut Window On Officer’s Arm


19-year-old Jethro Sylverne, who was under the influence of alcohol when he attempted to shut a car window on an officer’s arm during a traffic stop, has been charged and sent to jail.

On Friday, Washington Township police stopped the teenager around 12:41 a.m. along Route 57 west in the township. The cops found 50 grams of marijuana during the car search.

According to the cops, the teenager resisted arrest by attempting to close the window on the officer’s arm.

Police charged him for:

  • Aggravated assault on law enforcement
  • DUI
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Refusing to give sample for breath testing

He was also charged for multiple traffic and motor vehicle offenses.

Sylverne was taken into custody on the spot and was sent to Warren County jail.

News Source: https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/

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