Byram Police Department releases details of DWI, false document cases

BYRAM. The police department reported multiple cases over the span of about a month.

| 05 Jul 2022 | 12:11

On June 24, a Byram Township police officer reported observing a vehicle speeding on Rt. 206, at which time to officer stopped the vehicle. While speaking to the driver, Kyle A. Ocheski, 27, of Green Township, the officer reportedly suspected Ocheski might be intoxicated. Ocheski was asked to perform several field sobriety tests, which he failed. Ocheski was arrested and transported to the station where he consented to and failed two breath tests, according to the police announcement. Ocheski was charged with the following and released to a family member pending a mandatory Andover-Joint Municipal Court date: driving while intoxicated, open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, speeding, safety glass requirement, maintenance of lamps, careless driving, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane and failure to inspect.

On June 22, a Byram police officer observed what was described as an occupied vehicle parked in the Liquor Factory parking lot for several hours after the business had closed. While investigating why the vehicle was in the lot, the officer spoke to the driver, Malgorzat I. Langenbrunner, 35, of Green Township, who appeared to be intoxicated, according to the police report. Langenbrunner was asked to perform several field sobriety tests, which she failed. She was placed under arrest and transported to the station where she consented to and failed two breath tests. Langenbrunner was charged with driving while intoxicated and released to a family member pending a mandatory Andover-Joint Municipal Court date.

On June 3, Byram police reported seeing a vehicle speeding on Rt. 206. After the officer stopped the vehicle, they learned that the driver, Noel Micho, 54, of Hopatcong, had a suspended driver’s license, and his vehicle had a fake Texas temporary registration plate attached to it. Micho was issued several motor vehicle summonses and then driven to his place of employment by the officer. After a follow-up investigation, Micho was charged criminally for exhibiting and possessing the fake Texas temporary registration plate. Micho was charged with the following pending a mandatory Sussex County Superior Court date: exhibiting a false government document in the third degree, possessing a false government document in the fourth degree, driving while suspended, speeding, unlicensed, fictitious plates, unregistered vehicle and failure to possess a valid insurance card.

On May 30 of this year, a Byram Township police officer responded to Tomahawk Lake for a report of someone who had locked their keys in their vehicle. When the officer arrived, he observed a separate vehicle that was crashed into a ditch. Upon speaking with the driver of that vehicle, Cristobal Rodriguez-Santos, 36, of Dover, the officer reportedly suspected that Rodriguez-Santos was intoxicated. Rodriguez-Santos then performed several field sobriety tests, which he allegedly failed. He was then arrested and transported to the station where he consented to and failed two breath tests, according to the police announcement. During the processing, officers also learned that Rodriguez-Santos had a no-bail arrest warrant out of Morris County. Rodriguez-Santos was issued the following summonses and then turned over to the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office who transported him to the Morris County Correctional Facility: driving while intoxicated, open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and reckless driving.