Hindsight is 20/20, and N.J. Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, D-4, is learning that lesson the hard way.
The Washington Township assemblyman and former mayor was charged with driving while intoxicated Tuesday afternoon, though he insists he didn’t have a single drink.
As the Washington Township Times reports, Moriarty was pulled over for allegedly cutting off a police officer, was issued a field sobriety test, but refused a breathalyzer. In the Garden State, refusing the breathalyzer can get you the same penalties as a DWI charge.
Moriarty said he refused the test because he felt he’d been railroaded by the officer who pulled him over and that he plans to fight the DWI.