Police: Man Crashed Into Pole, Charged With DWI
West Caldwell man said he was trying to avoid a deer on Annin Road.
The following information was provided by the West Caldwell Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A man who crashed his Cadillac into a utility pole Monday night was charged with driving while intoxicated, according to West Caldwell Police.
Harold Cinnamon, 49, of West Caldwell, told police he was attempting to avoid a deer in the roadway when he lost control of his 2003 Cadillac and hit a pole on Annin Road at about 9 p.m. on Monday.
Cinnamon was not injured in the crash, police said. He was given field sobriety tests on the scene.
The road was closed for several hours while PSE&G responded and repaired the broken utility pole.