The Providence Journal is reporting that East Greenwich Republican State Representative Robert Watson has been arrested for a second time in less than a year.
The police said they seized the open beer can along with two Corona Extra beer bottles, a marijuana pipe with residue of a leafy substance and a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana. Watson, 51, of 103 S. Pierce Rd. in East Greenwich, was charged with possession of marijuana, first offense, a misdemeanor.
This is Watson’s second arrest. He was charged with illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop in April, 2011 in Connecticut.