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Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612

At 1:52 AM, Troopers arrested Joseph Medeiros, age 21, of 52 Jionzo Road, Milford MA, for: 1) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor and/or Drugs, 1st Offense .15 Greater (Phase I .166/Phase II .167) 2) Driving in Possession of a Controlled Substance 3) Reckless Driving. The arrest was the result of several 911 calls for a wrong-way driver and a subsequent motor vehicle stop on Route 295 North, in the Town of Smithfield. Medeiros was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and held overnight pending morning arraignment.

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  • Release date: 04-24-2019

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