On 12/20/2019, 6:37 PM, Ptlm. Gilbert Lima stopped a blue Ford Focus with a North Carolina registration on Reynolds Ave. due to the fact that it had an expired registration out of North Carolina. The operator of the vehicle was identified as 59 year old Raymond Silva of Chestnut St. in Dighton, Massachusetts. As Ptlm. Lima spoke with Mr. Silva he observed signs and symptoms of intoxication due to the consumption of alcohol. Ptlm. Christopher Pezzuolo responded to Ptlm. Lima’s location to assist him with his investigation. Ptlm. Lima’s investigation included field sobriety tests. Following the investigation Mr. Silva was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the station where he was booked. Mr. Silva was later released on personal recognizance and is due to appear in Taunton District Court on 12/23/2019, at 8:30 AM. Mr. Silva was charged with Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.