Media Contact: A/Lt. Longolucco, Weekend OIC 401-374-8775
At 5:20 PM, Troopers arrested Richard B. Austin, age 55 of 89 Sodom Road Exeter RI for 1) Driving Under the Influence First Offense-BAC Unknown, 2) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test, 3) Possession of Schedule I-IV (Suboxone) and 4) Driving While in Possession of a Controlled Substance. The arrest was result of a motor vehicle accident on Route 102 in the Town of Exeter. Subject was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released to a responsible adult.