PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – State Rep. Robert Watson acknowledged on Tuesday that his arrest last month in Connecticut was not the first time he’s been in trouble for driving under the influence.
New Hampshire State Police arrested Watson on Dec. 3, 1999, and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol, according to documents obtained by Target 12.
Court records show Watson, who was already House minority leader at the time, was found guilty on March 9, 2000.
His driver’s license was suspended for 90 days and he paid a $420 fine. ….MORE