WAREHAM – Sunday – January 27, 2019 – at about 6:00 p.m. officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Cranberry Highway at Main Avenue, according to a WPD media statement.
Officers found one car had been struck from behind while stopped at a red light.
Upon further investigation, officers determined the person who caused the accident appeared impaired.
Furthermore, this individual had a small child in the car with him.
Officer Blaise Lalli arrested Konstantin Kostin, age 45, of Marion, for Operating Under Influence – Liquor, Operating Under the Influence with Child Endangerment, and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
The child was uninjured and placed in the care of a family member.
The person whose car was struck was transported to Tobey Hospital with non-life threating injuries.
Kostin was transported to Wareham Police Headquarters where he was processed and was due to be arraigned earlier today.
* All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law…
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