Drunk driving charged
Michael Evans, 40, of 31 Southwest Ave., was charged May 22 with first offense drunk driving and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test after he was stopped for running a stop sign and speeding on Route 138 eastbound, police said.
Evans was held overnight at the police station and arraigned the next morning at Newport District Court, police said.
Warrant violation charged
Carolyn Coble, 57, of 7 Spindrift St. was charged May 23 with a warrant violation for failure to appear on a dogs-at-large violation, police said.
Coble was held at the police station where she was arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released after scheduling a pretrial hearing for May 30 at Newport District Court, police said.