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NJ man arrested after showing up drunk to DMV driving test

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NEW JERSEY (PIX) – A New Jersey man was arrested after his instructor noticed he was trying to take his Motor Vehicle test intoxicated, according to authorities.

Stephen Goss, 53, from Hackettstown was detained for DWI last week after an instructor from the New Jersey DMV detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath, according to a statement by the Randolph Township Police Department.

The instructor called police who later arrived at the DMV located on Canfield Ave. in Morris County and subjected Goss to a breathalyzer test, which he inevitably failed. He was also charged with reckless driving.

The court document detailing the incident on Dec. 11 said that Goss, who is unlicensed, actually drove to the failed test and was released to a relative.