On Monday, December 4, 2017, at 9:21 PM, Troopers arrested Paul Ethier, age 66, of 18 Sunview Street, Lincoln, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs BAC unknown – First offense; and 2.) Refusal to submit to a chemical test. The arrest was the result of Ethier striking a marked State Police cruiser while Troopers were investigating a motor vehicle accident on Route 95, in the City of Providence. Ethier was processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks, arraigned and then released into the custody of a responsible adult.
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