Onset man arrested for 3rd OUI while driving scooter on Onset Pier

On Sunday, August 11, at 6:21 p.m., Thomas Welch, 49, of Onset, was arrested by Officer Nate Aronson and Department of Natural Resources Officer Joshua Kimball on East Boulevard.

Wareham police officer Kimball observed Mr. Welch operating a scooter on a restricted area of the Onset Pier and directed him to stop. Mr. Welch refused but finally pulled over on East Boulevard, where he was arrested. He is charged with operating under the influence, 3rd offense, failure to stop for police, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating with a suspended driver’s license, trespassing with a motor vehicle, and operating after suspension for OUI, while operating under the influence.

Earlier on Sunday, another Onset man was arrested and charged with his 3rd OUI.

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