On January 7 at 2AM, Officer Pat Triano and Sergeant John Brown happened upon a driver who was observed backing on to a sidewalk and almost striking a light pole. The officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and immediately smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage. The 38 year old Newark resident could not satisfactorily complete road side tests and was arrested and transported to headquarters. During processing, breath testing confirmed his was more than three times the legal limit. He was charged with DUI among other traffic offenses.