2008-10-16 / News of Record


Bench warrant

violation charged

Brittany Freeman, 21, of 169 Conanicus Ave., Apt. 2, was charged Oct. 6 with a bench warrant violation for failing to appear in court after police picked her up at home, police said.

A court date at Newport District Court has yet to be arranged, police said.

First offense drunk

driving charged Edward F. Holland, 47, of New Bedford, Mass., was charged Oct. 7 with drunk driving and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test after police stopped him on Route 138 westbound for driving with two flat tires and extensive passenger side damages to his car as well as erratic operation of a motor vehicle, police said.

Holland was held at the police station where he was arraigned and a pre-trial hearing was scheduled for Oct. 17 at Newport District Court, police said.

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