Carlos Lopez, 29, of Warren Avenue, Newport, was charged May 11 with first-offense DUI, refusal to submit to a chemical test, driving without a license, and presence of an alcoholic beverage while riding/ operating a motor vehicle. According to police, they received a call about erratic operation of the vehicle and the defendant was pulled over on North Road. Lopez was held at the police station. A re-arraignment was scheduled for May 18 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
Driving with no license
Carmen Mendez, 26, of Harford Avenue, Providence, was charged May 11 with driving without a license. According to police, the defendant was found to be without a license after a routine traffi c stop on Route 138. Mendez was released with a summons. No date has been scheduled for an arraignment at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.