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Snow Plow Driver Arrested for Drunk Driving

Rhode Island State Police say they arrested an intoxicated snow plow driver who was traveling in the wrong direction in North Kingstown on Tuesday.

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    Snow Plow Driver Arrested for Drunk Driving

    Rhode Island State Police say they arrested an intoxicated snow plow driver who was traveling in the wrong direction in North Kingstown on Tuesday.

    Around 8:30 p.m., a trooper observed a truck equipped with a snow plow traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Route 403. According to police, the vehicle was not being used to plow snow when it was stopped, nor was it a Rhode Island Department of Transportation sub-contractor.

    On scene, 55-year-old John Cunha failed a series of sobriety tests before refusing to take a breathalyzer test. Ultimately, Cunha was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

    Cunha was released on $1,000 bail and will appear in court on Feb. 2. 

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