Police: Man charged with DWI in Hoboken after driving wrong way down one-way street

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A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was caught driving the wrong way down a one-way street in Hoboken, police said. Hoboken police

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Pabel Lizardo, 25, of West Windsor, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, reckless driving, driving the wrong way on a one-way street, Police Det. Lt. Edgardo Cruz.

Yesterday around 4:13 a.m., while on patrol, Police Officer Anthony Rutkowski observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way down a one-way street. He was able to conduct a motor vehicle stop and speak to the driver, authorities said.

The officer observed blood shot eyes and slow speech from the driver. Then, Sgt. Edward Sellick arrived on scene and assisted by conducting an on scene Field Sobriety Test, which the driver failed to complete, officials said.

Lizardo was placed under arrest for DWI and transported to headquarters where a breath sample was given and found to be above the legal limit. He was given motor vehicle summonses for the traffic offenses and later released to a responsible party, police said.