Drunk driving charged
• Matthew Love, 28, of East Providence was charged Sept. 12 with first offense drunk driving with a blood alcohol level of .15 or greater after an officer stopped to assist him when he was broken down on Route 138 westbound, police said.
Love was held overnight at the police station and transferred to Newport District Court where he was arraigned, police said.
• Michael Caswell, 44, of North Kingstown was charged Sept. 13 with first offense drunk driving and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test after police stopped him on the North Main Road ramp to Route 138 westbound for erratic driving, police said.
Caswell was held overnight at the police station where he was arraigned and a pre-trial court date was scheduled for Sept. 19 at Newport District Court, police said.