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Police Arrest 4th Offense Drunk Driver in Yarmouth

Operating under the specialized Impaired Driving Immobilization Traffic grant, Yarmouth Police arrested a 4th offense drunk driver with a revoked license.

The incident happened on Wednesday at approximately 10 p.m. on Route 28 near Commercial Street in South Yarmouth.

Officers attempted to pull over a vehicle in the area for an invalid safety inspection sticker, however the driver never stopped.

Police were led on a chase ending at a residence on Crowell Road in Dennis.

The driver exited his vehicle and ran to the back of house with one of his hands concealed in a pocket; once police caught up to the suspect, he began to approach officers who Tased him after several verbal warnings to stop were not followed.

46-year-old Matthew Tinti, of Florida, was arrested and charged with Felony 4th Offense OUI Liquor, Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Revoked License, Failure to Stop for Police, Operating a Motor Vehicle Negligently so as to Rndanger, and various other traffic violations.

He was arraigned in Barnstable District Court.

(Photo Courtesy: Yarmouth Police Department)

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