Parsippany police officer charged with DWI
RANDOLPH – On Saturday, an intoxicated Parsippany police officer ran his Chevrolet Silverado off the road and wound up in a residential front yard, according to the police.
Randolph police said that 30-year-old John R. Freudenberg was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving on Saturday night.
Randolph Sgt. Frank Mygas, and officers Jason Gould and Jason Del Turco responded to the accident; they found the car in the front yard of a Jennifern Avenue home.
Del Turco spoke to Freudenberg, and was told that he “ran off the road”.
Freudenberg also told that he is a Parsippany officer and according to Randolph Detective Lt. Christopher Giuliani, he didn’t have any idea that Freudenberg attempted to use his status as an officer to avoid arrest.
When the incident happened, Freudenberg was also off-duty.
Del Turco smelled alcohol on Freudenberg’s breath and issued him field sobriety tests. After that he was taken into custody and charged with driving while intoxicated.
The result of his breath test was not released by the police.
Freudenberg’s passenger complained of pain but didn’t want to receive medical treatment at the scene, said Randolph police.
According to the police, Freudenberg didn’t complain of any injuries.
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