West Warwick man arrested for second DUI in 11 days

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GLOCESTER, R.I. (WLNE) – A West Warwick man arrested Wednesday on DUI charges for the 2nd time within 11 days.

Glocester Police said Peter Roy, age 27, of West Warwick, R.I. was stopped around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday on the property of Camp Aldersgate in Glocester after several camp directors reported an erratic driver on camp property.

When officers stopped Roy’s vehicle, he reportedly displayed signs of impairment, bloodshot eyes, and emitted a strong odor of alcohol.

Roy failed a series of Field Sobriety tests, and was taken into custody by Glocester Police.

Police said Roy refused to submit to a chemical test at the station.

Roy appeared in 3rd District Court on Thursday, where he was charged with a misdemeanor DUI, BAC Unknown.

After entering a not guilty plea, Roy was held on $5000.00 bail. He was also found to be a bail violator in District Court on a previous charge held without bail on the violation.

Roy is scheduled back in 3rd District Court for a Violation Hearing on July 19th, and was also issued another court date to appear at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal for Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test

Police said this is Roy’s second DUI offense in less than two weeks.

Roy was also arrested on DUI charges on June 24th on Putnam Pike after failing a series of Field Sobriety Tests.

Roy was charged the following day with DUI, BAC Unknown. He was released on $1000 Personal Recognizance after pleading not guilty, and was ordered to appear at the RI Traffic Tribunal for Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test.

Glocester Police said Roy has also plead guilty to DUI cases in 2010 and 2011.

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