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Erratic driver arrested

Chief: Driver appeared to be under influence of medication

An erratic driver was arrested at 1:30 p.m. on March 21 near the intersection of Route 206 and Myrtle Street after police were contacted, Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said. (THG/Kristin Guglietti. To purchase photos in The Gazette, call (609) 704-1940.)

HAMMONTON—An erratic driver was arrested at 1:30 p.m. on March 21 near the intersection of Route 206 and Myrtle Street after police were contacted, Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said.


“We had a report of an erratic driver,” Friel said.


The vehicle, a red Honda, was traveling southbound on Route 206 erratically, Friel said.


K-9 Cpl. Robert Zbikowski stopped David Weber, 65, from Whiting, Friel said.


“Mr. Weber appeared to be under the influence of medication. He was in possession of three prescription medication pills that were not prescribed to him,” Friel said.


Weber was placed under arrest, transported to police headquarters and charged with the following: He was charged on a criminal summons possession of prescription drugs not lawfully prescribed and received motor vehicle summonses for driving while under the influence and reckless driving, Friel said.


He was released as per John’s Law pending a court appearance in Hammonton Joint Municipal Court, Friel said.


Zbikowski was the arresting and charging officer, Friel said.