Officials: Thousands of DWI convictions may be tossed out

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According to officials, 20,000 DWI convictions and penalties in New Jersey may be tossed out.

A judge ruled Friday that a state trooper's failure to calibrate a breathalyzer test calls into question the validity of the results.

The tests in question were administered by Sgt. Marc Dennis between 2009 and 2016.

The officer faces charges for third-degree tampering.

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