Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Westerly Man Kicked Out of Bar Charged With DUI
Roberto L. Toledo, 23, of 2C Knight St., Westerly, was arrested at about 1:35 a.m. on May 3 and charged with drunken driving, and cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test.
According to police, an officer traveling behind a gold Honda Accord on Point Judith Road near Sand Hill Cove initially saw the car swerve 11 separate times. A traffic stop was made near Old Point Judith Road.
Police said that when the driver – Toledo – was asked for his license and registration, he allegedly responded, “I just got kicked out of the bar.” Police said that while attempting to question Toledo, he smelled of alcohol, and continued to repeat that he had gotten kicked out of a bar and other random statements.
According to police, Toledo consented to field sobriety tests, which he failed. Police said Toledo asked them repeatedly to take the breath test, and police said a preliminary breath test at the scene revealed a blood alcohol content of 0.141.
Police said that Toledo was arrested at this point. Toledo allegedly refused to submit to breath tests at headquarters, and he was processed and held for arraignment at Fourth Division District Court at 9 a.m.
Laughing CCRI Student Charged With DUI
Calyx T. Duff, 21, of 5 Hogan Ave., Narragansett, was arrested at about 1:55 a.m. on May 3 and charged with drunken driving, and cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test. Police said Duff is a student at the Community College of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer traveling behind a white Toyota Corolla on Boston Neck Road near Anawan Drive noted it drifting in the roadway. A traffic stop was made near Marian Drive.
Police said that when the driver – Duff – was asked for her insurance information, she first handed the officer two expired insurance cards.
When she was told the cards were expired, she allegedly replied, “I just got that ****.” Police said Duff then found a third, valid card. When police asked Duff about her erratic driving, she allegedly told them that she was only about 200 feet from her home, and apologized because she had been texting.
According to police, Duff smelled of alcohol, and appeared to be carefree and laughing during the traffic stop. She also told police that they would be ordering food from Kingston Pizza.
Police said that Duff failed field sobriety tests, which she also laughed through. Following the field sobriety tests, Duff was arrested. Police gave two passengers in the car rides home, and an inventory of the car revealed a half-empty bottle of Puerto Vallarta tequila.
According to police, Duff refused to consent to breath tests at headquarters, which she was cited for. She was processed and then released at about 3:50 a.m.
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