East Windsor man charged with eluding police and resisting arrest


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A 34-year-old East Windsor Township man was charged with multiple offenses, including eluding police and resisting arrest, after a police officer attempted to stop him on Route 130 at 6:49 p.m. on Jan. 20, according to the East Windsor Police Department.

The man allegedly refused to stop for the police officer and sped away, police said. He crashed the vehicle a short distance away and fled on foot. He was found a short time later in frozen water, police said.

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The man, who allegedly showed signs of impairment, resisted arrest but was eventually taken into custody, police said.

He was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, police said.

He was also charged with eluding, resisting arrest, obstruction, reckless driving, careless driving, and failure to maintain lane, police said.

He was processed and released.

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