Police officers charged with DWI on same day, in separate incidents, at the Jersey Shore

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Two Gloucester Township police officers have been suspended after they were both charged with drunken driving in separate incidents -- on the same day.

The incidents happened back on July 18 at the Jersey Shore.

According to authorities, Steven Lenker, 29, was arrested in Atlantic City after they say he hit a pedestrian and a parked car -- and then told police he didn’t remember what happened.

Authorities say James Ryan, 28, was arrested after driving the wrong way down a one-way street in Longport.

Ryan had a previous DWI arrest back in 2011.

Both officers are on paid leave under civil service rules.

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