A Pomfret, Connecticut man was arrested Sunday in Rhode Island for allegedly driving under the influence with a 4-year-old child in the vehicle.
At 8:20 p.m., Rhode Island State Police stopped 35-year-old Matthew Chouinard for driving erratically on I-95 in Richmond, officials said.
It was determined that the suspect was driving under the influence of alcohol. Chouinard was also driving without headlights or taillights on, according to state police.
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Chouinard was charged with DUI with a child under the age of 13, refusal to submit a chemical test and presence of alcoholic beverage while driving a car. He was processed and released from the Hope Valley Barracks. A future date for his arraignment has yet to be announced. It's unclear if he has an attorney.
The 4-year-old child was released to relatives at the time of the arrest. No injuries were reported.