A Massachusetts man was arrested over the weekend on his 4th drunken driving charge after police saw him driving the wrong way up a one-way street.
Ronald Royse, 48, of Acton, is charged with operating under the influence of alcohol (fourth offense), operating with a suspended license (subsequent offense), a one-way street violation, a motor vehicle lights violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
He was held on $10,000 cash bail pending his arraignment Monday morning in Concord District Court.
Maynard Police said an officer patrolling Nason Street at 1:16 a.m. on Saturday noticed a vehicle with no active headlights or taillights travelling the wrong way up the road.
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When the officer pulled him over, Royse immediately got out of the vehicle and put his hands in the air.
Police said they noticed that he had slurred speech and a strong odor of alcohol coming from him. He failed multiple field sobriety tests, and a breath test showed he was well over the legal limit of 0.08.