South Kingstown man accused in wrong-way DUI to appear in court

Jaime Cafferty, 32, of South Kingstown. (South Kingstown police)

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — A South Kingstown man is accused of driving under the influence after going the wrong way on the highway early Friday morning.

Police said someone flagged down an officer around 3:40 a.m. to report someone going northbound in the southbound lanes of Route 1.

Officers found the the vehicle and stopped it near Government Center.

Police said the driver, 32-year-old Jamie Cafferty, appeared very confused. He was taken into custody for suspected DUI and brought to South County Hospital. He was charged after a chemical test.

He will be arraigned in 4th Division District Court Friday morning.

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