>PREPARED BY DETECTIVE LIEUTENANT STEPHEN DOLLINGER
On March 18, 2011 at approximately 8:20 pm Patrolman Donald Coates and Sergeant Fred Deickmann were on patrol in the area of Highway 36 in Port Monmouth when they observed a grey Nissan travelling at a high rate of speed and making unsafe lane changes.
The officers stopped the vehicle and approached the driver, identified as Kimberly Kellar, age 30, from Washington Avenue in Highlands, NJ. While speaking with Kellar the officers detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Kellar.
The investigation conducted by the officers determined that Kellar was operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. She was placed under arrest and was transported to police headquarters where she was charged with DWI, Refusal to provide breath samples, Reckless driving, Failure to maintain lane and Operating a vehicle while using a cell phone.
Kellar was processed and released pending a court appearance.