Narragansett Police Officer Suspended With Pay Following DUI Arrest

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“NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — A patrol officer has been suspended with pay following an arrest Tuesday on drunken driving charges, Police Chief Dean Hoxsie said Wednesday.

Ryan F. McGovern, 26, crashed into a State Police cruiser on Route 108 in Narragansett at approximately 8:12 Tuesday morning, according to a State Police report. He was off duty at the time of the crash, Hoxsie confirmed.

McGovern was charged with driving under the influence, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. He was released on personal recognizance.

A pre-trial conference has been scheduled for Jan. 11.”

Read the original article, by Maria Armental, in the Providence Journal Online.

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