Massachusetts: police say Robert P. Grenier attempted to blame his DUI crash on his dead girlfriend

— The boyfriend of a Rhode Island woman killed in a car crash Saturday afternoon has been charged with drunken driving and motor vehicle homicide.
Robert P. Grenier, 47, of 14 Kirby Lane, North Smithfield, R.I., was taken into custody about 3 p.m. yesterday outside his lawyer’s North Attleboro office, Police Lieutenant Nick. L. Miglionico said.
Mr. Grenier has been cited on charges of motor vehicle homicide by negligent driving, motor vehicle homicide by drunk driving and negligence, misleading and impeding a police investigation, negligent driving, drunk driving — second offense, driving with a license suspended for drunk driving and driving with suspended registration, police said.
Mr. Grenier is being held on $100,000 cash bail and is scheduled to appear today in Uxbridge District Court for a clerk-magistrate’s hearing. He will be arraigned on the charges tomorrow in Uxbridge District Court, Lieutenant Miglionico said. … MORE