No Plea Deal In RI Rep. Watson’s DUI Case

Arrested in April for driving under the influence (DUI) and possession of marijuana, Rhode Island Rep. Robert A. Watson was unable to reach a plea deal with Connecticut prosecutors.

Connecticut law considers an individual to be guilty of DUI (driving under the influence) if they have a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher.

In Rep. Watson’s case, he pleaded not guilty to the charges back in July 2011.  Rep. Watson denies driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol as well as the drug charge accusations.


Read the full article, written July 22, 2011, by Katie Mulvaney of the Providence Journal:

Former R.I. House Minority Leader Pleads Not Guilty to DUI, Possession of Marijuana.”