Authorities have charged a southern New Jersey man with drunken driving for a sixth time, four days after he was freed on bail.

Vineland police say 45-year-old Anderson Sotomayor threw a beer from his car after it ran up a curb and struck a pole outside a store Thursday.

The Vineland Daily Journal ( ) reports Sotomayor also was charged with contempt of court for failing to appear for a conference on a drug possession charge stemming from his fifth drunken driving arrest.

Sotomayor was previously charged with drunken driving five times during a five-week period. A bondsman on Monday posted $20,000 bail after Sotomayor spent more than a month in jail.

He's also accused of swerving around a school bus as it unloaded kids, before he hit a stop sign.

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