Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the South Kingstown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Narragansett Man Charged With Drunken Driving – Second Offense
Mark W. Bolster, 55, of 66 Inez St., Narragansett, was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 26 and charged with drunken driving (second offense) and cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test.
According to police, an officer traveling on Route 1 near Pond Street noted a pick-up truck swerving several times in front of him. A traffic stop was made on Tuckertown Road.
Police said that Bolster smelled strongly of alcohol while speaking with police, and that an open can of Michelob could be seen in the center console. Police said Bolster consented to field sobriety tests, which he failed.
According to police, Bolster was arrested at this point without incident. A family member arrived later to pick-up a dog that was in the truck.
Police said Bolster refused to submit to a chemical test at headquarters. He was processed and then released at about 6:45 a.m.
Massachusetts Woman Charged With Drunken Driving
Anna Jane Brecke, 37, of 83 Dunster Road, Brookline, MA, was arrested at about 12:57 a.m. on Jan. 26 and charged with drunken driving, and cited for laned roadway violations.
According to police, a 20-year-old South Kingstown man reported a blue Toyota sedan swerving on South Road near Route 138. Police said they observed the car, a blue Yaris, swerving on Route 138, and made a traffic stop on Biscuit City Road.
Police said that Brecke smelled strongly of alcohol, and consented to field sobriety tests, which she failed. Police said Brecke specifically requested a preliminary breath test, which revealed a blood alcohol content of 0.17.
According to police, at this point Brecke was arrested. Police said Brecke consented to chemical breath tests at headquarters, which revealed blood alcohol levels of 0.151 at 2:16 a.m. and 0.14 at 2:27 a.m. She was processed and then released, police said.
South Kingstown Man Charged With Possession of Marijuana
Joseph A. Douglas, 24, of 128 Pine Hill Road, South Kingstown, was arrested at about 7:50 p.m. on Jan. 25 and charged with possession of marijuana.
According to police, an officer familiar with Douglas from previous arrests saw him standing in front of PD’s Pizza and drinking from a bottle of Blue Moon beer. Police said the officer knew a condition of Douglas’ probation was no alcohol consumption and investigated as a result.
Police said that when speaking with Douglas, he smelled strongly of alcohol and marijuana. When asked about the marijuana, police said Douglas gave them a small plastic baggie from his jacket.
According to police, Douglas was arrested without incident. He was processed at headquarters and then released at about 10:20 p.m.
South Kingstown Man Arrested for Warrant
Joseph Morrow, 20, of 480 High St., Apt. #A6, South Kingstown, was arrested at about 8:35 p.m. on Jan. 26. Police said a Fourth Division District Court warrant was out for Morrow’s arrest.
According to police, they observed a car pull into the Peace Dale Library after it had closed for the day, park for several minutes, and then leave. Because of the car’s suspicious behavior, a traffic stop was made on Columbia Street.
Police said a background check of a passenger in the car – Morrow – revealed a warrant out for his arrest for failing to appear at a court hearing related to a vandalism charge.
According to police, Morrow was arrested without incident. Police said he couldn’t come up with bail money and was transported to the ACI at 3:12 a.m. on Jan. 27.
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