Rolling Car Leads to DUI Arrest; Man Never Had a License
The following is based on reports from the Newport Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Corey Hollins, 40, of 545 Spring St., Newport, was arrested around 3:16 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, for a first-offense DUI charge.
Police were dispatched to Chapel Street near Old Beach Road for a report that a car had rolled into another vehicle. The car still had its lights on and the engine was running.
When they arrived, police found Hollins asleep in the drivers seat, reports said. The car was still in drive and was resting against the front bumper of a parked vehicle.
Police woke Hollins up, who said he pulled over to have a sandwich and must have fallen asleep.
He said he had had one drink, but later said he had about three.
Middletown Man Arrested on Warrant, License Charges
Lester L. Vanober, 35, of 41 Sunset Lawn Rd., Middletown, was arrested around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, for an active bench warrant and a license violation.
Police stopped Vanober after he drove by in his car playing loud music.
When asked for his license, he reportedly told police he had never applied for a license in any state.
His warrant was for failure to appear in court.
Jeffrey J. Krause, 19, of 60 Berkeley Ave., Newport, was cited around 2:17 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, for possession of alcohol by a minor.
The above reports detail arrests made by the Newport Police Department. Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch.