Media Contact: Captain Frank B. Castellone, 401-444-1009.
At 9:33AM, Troopers arrested Ronald Allen, age 33 of 52 Gillooly Drive Warwick, RI for 1. Reckless Driving (125MPH )2. Driving Under the Influence (BAC Unknown) 3. Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. Arrest was the result of several 911 calls reporting an erratic operator and a subsequent motor vehicle stop on Route 95, in the Town of West Greenwich. Allen was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks where he was processed and arraigned before a Justice of the Peace and released with future court dates.
At 2:04 AM, Troopers arrested Dennis Gaudreau, age 49 of 3 Manchester Circle Coventry, RI for 1.) Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor/Drugs 1st Offense/BAC Unknown/Blood Results Pending. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Contentment Drive in the Town of Coventry. Gaudreau was transported by Coventry Fire and Rescue after he fell and struck his head against the pavement during the field sobriety tests to Kent County Hospital where he consented to a blood test. Gaudreau was then given a misdemeanor release to appear to a future court date, he was later transferred to Rhode Island Hospital for further evaluation.