SHREWSBURY, Mass. – A Bolton man was arrested on Monday evening for driving under the influence of alcohol with a minor inside the vehicle.
State Police responded to a call from a driver reporting that an Audi A6 was being operated in a highly erratic manner on Route 290 Westbound in Shrewsbury.
Trooper Gregory Zanni from the Holden Barracks responded to the call and observed the man commit multiple motor vehicle violations, including swerving between lanes.
The driver, identified as John A. O’Leary, 48, was questioned by Trooper O’Leary and asked to undergo a field sobriety test.
The trooper then determined the man was in fact operating under the influence of alcohol and transported him to the Holden Barracks.
At the station, O’Leary was charged with an OUI for liquor, child endangerment while operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
The vehicle was towed from the scene and the Audi’s passenger, a 13-year-old girl, was safely transported home.
O’Leary was eventually bailed from the station on a $40 bail fee and was scheduled to be arraigned at the Westborough District Court on Tuesday.
O’Leary has been suspended without pay and his case will now be handled by they Hampden County District Attorney’s Office.