Articles Posted in 4th Offense DUI / Operating Under the Influence

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A Raynham man was arrested this past week ans changed with several Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges after allegedly crashing into another car from behind.

Darryl Torres, 49, of Raynham, was arraigned in Taunton District Court and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Subsequent Offense and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

According to the Taunton Police Department, Torres allegedly collided into the car last Friday. The other car was reportedly stopped at an intersection. Following the crash, Torres allegedly left the scene of the accident but later returned, where police allege his vehicle had front end damage and Torres exhibited signs of intoxication, including slurred speech.

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A Falmouth man was arrested over the weekend and charged with his 4th Massachusetts Drunk Driving Offense. He was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Subsequent Offense and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

According to the Falmouth Police Department, the man was pulled over by police after the man’s car was veering over the center line and allegedly almost hit a police cruiser. After being pulled over, the man denied having drank any alcohol, but the police officer allegedly observed slurred speech, glassy eyes, and an odor of alcohol coming from the man’s breath.

The Falmouth Police officer reportedly gave the man two Field Sobriety Tests. One of the tests was the Walk and Turn Test, which is only 68% accurate according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. He was also asked to count backwards from 100, which is technically not even a recognized Field Sobriety Test.

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Frederick C. Carlson, Jr., 47, of North Grafton, was arrested today and charged with his second Massachusetts Drunk Driving offense this week.

Carlson was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Subsequent Offense. He was scheduled to be arraigned this morning in Westboro District Court on that charge when he was again arrested for his 5th OUI Offense and Reckless Driving when police allegedly stopped him speeding to a liquor store.

Following his arraignment today on both Massachusetts OUI / DUI Charges, Frederick Carlson was held on $20,000 bail.

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Patrick Coelho, 37, was arraigned this past Tuesday on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges after a crash with a motorcycle resulted in the death of the driver. Coelho was charged with Motor Vehicle Homicide; Operation of a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Subsequent Offense; Leaving the Scene of an Accident After Causing Death; and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Patrick Coelho was allegedly drove threw two red lights and was following several cars too closely when he then struck a motorcycle driven by Michael A. Powers. Dartmouth Police officers reported that witnesses allegedly observed Coelho was trying to make a pass when he collided with the motorcycle. After allegedly striking the motorcycle, Coelho allegedly failed to stop, and witnesses claimed that the driver of the motor cycle was atop of the car while the vehicle dragged the motorcycle beneath it.

Patrick Coelho was on foot when he was apprehended by Dartmouth Police, and reportedly denied that he was driving any vehicle that night. Prosecutors allege, however, that Coelho had a set of Mercedes car keys on him and was holding two Vodka ‘nips’. He also allegedly failed Field Sobriety Tests and had a reading of 0.19% after submitting to a Breathalyzer Test.

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rivera.jpgJose A. Rivera, of Springfield, was arrested this past Monday on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges after he allegedly hit a pedestrian. He was arraigned in Springfield District Court on Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Subsequent Offense.

According to the Springfield Police Department, Jose A. Rivera was arrested after police received a report of a pedestrian having been hit by a car. When police arrive, Rivera allegedly displayed “may signs of intoxication”, including alcohol on his breath, difficulty standing, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech.

Springfield Police Officers who responded to the accident allege that Rivera allegedly admitted to having been drinking and that he had had several ‘vodka drinks’. He claimed, however, that the pedestrian came out of nowhere and just walked in front of his car.

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Karen E. Bleakney, 48, was arrested by Westborough Police Officers last month and charged with Massachusetts OUI Crimes after allegedly crashing her car into a tree in the front yard of a home in Westborough.

Bleakney was arraigned in Westborough District Court and charged with Driving Under the Influence, 4th Subsequent Offense, Operating Under the Influence While License Suspended for Previous Drunk Driving Offense, Negligent Driving, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident After Causing Property Damage.

Following her arraignment, Bleakney was held without bail pending a Dangerousness Hearing.

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DUI arrest.jpegJesse Dalrymple, 44, of Revere, was arrested on Saturday night on Massachusetts OUI Charge after he was allegedly speeding in Revere. Dalrymple was formally arraigned yesterday with his 4th Driving Under the Influence Charge in Chelsea District Court and released on $200 cash bail.

According to the Massachusetts State Police, Jesse Dalrymple was allegedly speeding in Revere and drifting across lanes while on Ocean Avenue. The state trooper who pulled his car over alleges that he was traveling double the speed limit.

Just as all police officers are trained to do and what seems like ‘cut and paste’ from their training manuals, the State Trooper also alleged that Dalrymple ‘stumbled out of the truck’ and ‘staggered towards him’; and that he also had ‘glassy, bloodshot eyes’, ‘slurred speech’ and had a ‘strong odor of alcohol’ about him.

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Charles J. Mitchell, 59, of Rockland, was arrested last Saturday on Massachusetts DUI Charges after police observed him driving through a stop sign. He has been charged Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Offense and Reckless Driving.

According to the Hingham Police Department, an off-duty police officer allegedly observed Charles J. Mitchell run through two stop signs in Hingham, one on Central Street and the other on South Street. The officer pulled over Mitchell’s car and reportedly smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from inside.

Mitchell was asked to exit the car and submit to several Field Sobriety Tests, which, according to Hingham Police, he allegedly failed.

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Mary Messier, 34, of South Dennis, was arrested in the early morning hours Wednesday on Massachusetts DUI Charges for the fourth time. She was arraigned in Orleans District Court and held on $500 bail for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 4th Offense.

According to the Dennis Police Department, Messier was speeding when she allegedly almost collided with a police cruiser who happened to be on patrol. The police officer reportedly pulled off road in order to avoid a collision, and then followed Messier, who allegedly continued to speed and then struck a curb before coming to a stop in a parking lot.

The Dennis Police officer who pulled Messier over for suspicion of OUI reported that she displayed “obvious signs of intoxication” and also asked her to perform Field Sobriety Tests (although it was not reported whether Messier ‘failed’ or ‘passed’ those tests).