According to Lt. Robert Grady, an officer on patrol observed a suspicious motor vehicle in the vicinity of Alcapulco's on Boston Post Road just after 5:33 p.m.
During an investigation, the officer reported smelling alcohol on the operator's breath and witnessing a 30-pack of beer behind the driver's seat. There were also loose cans in the motor vehicle, as well, Grady said.
After the investigation was completed, Sergio R. Gonzalez, 42, of 35 McGee Ave., was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, third offense.
He was held overnight and arraigned at Framingham District Court on Nov. 29.
According to DMV.org, a third OUI offense can result in:
- Felony charge.
- License suspension for eight years.
- $1,000 - $15,000 fine.
- Possible jail time between 180 days and 2 ½ years, or prison time between 2 ½ years and 5 years. Your judge can reduce the sentence to 150 days; otherwise, you aren’t eligible for parole until you serve 150 days.
- Possible alcohol education program.
- Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device.
- Possible vehicle registration revocation.
- A license reinstatement fee ranging from $50 to $1,200, depending on the specifics of the crime.