Middletown Police arrested one motorist on New Year's Eve on drunken-driving charges.
Police pulled over 38-year-old Osvaldo Powell, of 4 Center St., Bristol, for speeding and swerving on West Main Road. Osvaldo told police he was on his way home to Bristol from Newport, where he had a couple of drinks.
He failed the field sobriety tests and was arrested. He was also cited for refusal to submit to a chemical test, speeding and a laned roadway violation.
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