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Teen Charged with DUI After Hitting State Trooper

Shannon Hawkins, 19, of Glocester, hit a state trooper on Route 37, police said.

A Glocester teenager was charged with DUI after she struck a parked state police cruiser on Route 37 on Saturday and tried to leave the scene.

Police said Shannon Hawkins, of Glocester, struck the stationary cruiser and was pulled over a few hundred feet from the crash site.

Hawkins reportedly struck the car heading westbound.

Police said Hawkins was eventually charged with driving under the influence, refusing a chemical test and marijuana possession.

Suzanne Arena January 28, 2013 at 05:35 PM
This is one way to catch the DUI drivers. It would be beneficial to do DUI Sweeps/Checks on some of the roads. Growing up in Massachusetts, Quincy MA (Southshore) was known for "No tolerance", unlike here. Starts with the Legislators, their kids. Thank goodness no one was hurt.
CranstDONE January 30, 2013 at 02:10 AM
NO DRINKING....FOSTER GLOCESTER!!!!!! HAHAHAHA KID HAD A FEW POPS AND DROVE HOME....ALL THE LAWMAKERS DO IT!!!!!!
Melanie Scalera February 01, 2013 at 02:01 AM
#FAIL.

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