SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — A 19-year-old woman has been charged with driving under the influence after she was caught speeding in South Kingstown on Sunday.
Police said they pulled over Sarah Currie after she was clocked going 101 mph on Route 1 just before 10 p.m.
When speaking with Currie, police said they smelled alcohol as she spoke and saw her eyes were bloodshot and watery.
Currie failed a series of field sobriety tests, according to police, and her blood alcohol level was registered at .178% and .179%, which is well over the legal limit.
She has been charged with driving under the influence of liquor .15 or greater and possession of alcohol by a minor. She was released to a responsible adult following her arraignment.
Police said she is due in court on Oct. 26.