Deported Fugitive Charged With 6th OUI In Boxboro
AYER (CBS) – A man who is not even supposed to be in the United States was arraigned on his sixth drunk driving charge Monday.
48-year-old Eduardo Torres of Marlboro was arrested late Saturday night in Boxboro.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports
A patrolman pulled him over for an expired inspection sticker, but soon found the vehicle’s registration was suspended.
The officer also said he smelled alcohol and noticed there was an open bottle of beer on the passenger seat.
Torres also allegedly gave the officer a fake name. He then failed a field sobriety test and was arrested.
He was taken to a police station and failed a breathalyzer test.
After police took Torres’s fingerprints, they found he was a previously deported fugitive who was wanted by the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
It was also determined that Torres had three prior convictions for driving drunk in California and two prior convictions in Massachusetts.
He’s charged with operating under the influence of liquor, sixth offense; operating with a suspended registration; operating an unregistered vehicle; possessing an open container of liquor in a vehicle; operating with a suspended driver’s license; giving a false name to a police officer and operating without an inspection sticker.
Torres pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday in Ayer District Court.
He was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing next week.