On 10/14/2018 at approximately 03:17 AM,  Sgt. Richard W. Shailor of the Rehoboth Police Department observed a vehicle operating erratically on Winthrop St. (Rt.44.)  As the vehicle passed the intersection of Rt.44 and Rt. 118 it nearly drove off of the roadway and just missed striking the traffic signal.  The vehicle was stopped a short distance later and the operator was identified as Luis Ortiz 41 of Taunton MA.  After a brief roadside investigation, Ortiz was placed in custody and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Liquor, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle and a Marked Lanes Violation. He was booked and later transported to the Ash St. Jail. He will be in Taunton District court on Monday to be arraigned on the charges.