An Easter Sunday visit to a friend in Barrington ended early Monday morning, April 1, in a Barrington jail cell for a Providence man charged with driving drunk.
Oleg T. Kazakov, 44, of Grotto Avenue, was traveling north on County Road at about 1:45 am when a patrol officer noticed his 2010 BMW swerve across the double-yellow line into the southbound lane.
The officer began tailing the vehicle and noticed it cross the double-yellow line two more times before it got to Walker Farm, said Barrington Police Chief John LaCross.
Kazakov’s vehicle was pulled over near Walker Farm. He exhibited many of the signs of being inebriated, including slurred speech and bloodshot eyes.
He also admitted to the police officer that he had been drinking – two beers and a shot of vodka, he said, according to LaCross.
Kazakov was given a field sobriety test, which he failed, LaCross said. He refused to take the Breathalyzer test.
Kazakov was taken to the police station, where his rights were read and he was placed in a jail cell to spend the rest of the night. He was taken to District Court early Monday morning to face two charges: a DUI and a refusal to submit to a chemical test.