The South Kingstown Police Department recently announced two DUI arrests made just hours apart, where one of the drivers was over three times the legal limit. The first incident involved a man, James Wilkinson, who was stopped for speeding on Route 1 north around 9 p.m. on Saturday. He failed multiple field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol level of .316 and .333. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The second incident occurred just before 2 a.m. where police arrived at the scene of a one-car crash on Route 1 north, where an SUV had crashed into a utility pole. The driver, Brody Williams, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Both drivers are scheduled to appear in Washington County District Court on March 9. South Kingstown Police Chief Matthew Moynihan urges motorists to not drink and drive, emphasizing the importance of making the right decision to prevent harming anyone.

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