WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) — A Warren police officer accused of driving below the affect was formally arraigned on Friday.
Police say off-duty Patrolman Adam Flooring, 25, of Bristol, was driving on Metacom Avenue early Sunday morning when he went off the street, hit a utility pole, and struck the porch of a home earlier than coming to a cease.
Nobody was injured on account of the crash.
Prosecutors say police discovered a Glock 43 semi-automatic pistol inside his automobile on the time of the crash.
No plea was entered on a felony cost of Carrying a Weapon Whereas Below the Affect of Liquor, and a misdemeanor depend of Driving Below the Affect, first offense.
Police mentioned earlier this week Flooring refused to submit a chemical check, and his blood alcohol content material on the time of the crash was nonetheless listed as unknown in courtroom Friday morning.
The decide set private recognizance at $5,000, with the situation he report back to pre-trial companies.
It’s unclear right now if the gun police present in Flooring’s automobile was police issued or private. 12 Information has reached out to find out Flooring’s standing with the Warren Police Division.
Flooring is due in Windfall Superior Court docket on Sept. 24.