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Police: Richmond man faces DUI, speeding charges

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RICHMOND, R.I. -

A man faces charges after Richmond police said he was driving drunk and speeding.

Police said 21-year-old Matthew Babik was driving 98 mph in a posted 30 mph zone at about 2:10 a.m. on Saturday. He was stopped on Church Street.

Police said he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after performing a series of field sobriety tests.

Babik was given a chemical breath test which yielded a blood alcohol count of .217 and .215. The legal limit is .08.

Babik was given a summons to appear in district court on July 10.

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