READING — Chief David Clark reports that the Reading Police Department arrested and charged a Reading man with an OUI following a traffic stop.
ERIC BEAK, AGE 38, of READING, was arrested and charged with the following:
- OUI (Second Offense)
- Possession of Open Container of Alcohol in Motor Vehicle
- Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicle
- Operating Motor Vehicle with Suspended Registration
- Uninsured Motor Vehicle
- Unregistered Motor Vehicle
On Monday, Jan. 8 at approximately 10:19 p.m. while on patrol, a Reading Police officer observed a blue Subaru Impreza headed eastbound on Walkers Brook Drive traveling at a high rate of speed. Reading Police then initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle, which pulled into a nearby gas station.
While speaking with the driver of the vehicle, identified as BEAK, Reading Police observed an empty container of alcohol on the floor in the front seat.
A preliminary investigation, as a result of a field sobriety test, determined that BEAKwas operating under the influence.
BEAK was arrested without incident. BEAK was held on $290 cash bail.
BEAK was arraigned in Woburn District Court Tuesday, Jan. 9.
These are allegations. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.