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Newport St. Patricks’ Day Arrests

Newport St. Patrick’s Day arrests reached 80 this year. Parade goers were booked for a variety of alcohol fueled offenses including DUI, public urination, and disorderly conduct.  In addition 16 minors now face charges for possession of alcohol.

The annual parade is one of the major events in Newport every year. The warm temperatures and sunny day brought thousands into the Newport by the car load.

The arrest total topped the numbers reported in 2015. The weather was a likely contributor. Overall 95 revelers were cited with some sort of infraction.

In addition, the Newport Patch reports that the arrest numbers spilled over to Portsmouth. Portsmouth Police reported 8 DUI arrests over the weekend.

For expert representation related to any Newport St. Patrick’s Day arrest call the former prosecutors at Callaghan & Callaghan. Rely on our experience and expertise in any legal situation. Call (401) 294-4555 for a free consultation.

More information can be found at the Newport Patch: