State Police report arresting a Peabody man on charges he was on drugs while weaving from lane to lane on Rte. 128 southbound in Lexington yesterday morning.
State Police dispatched a trooper after getting several reports from motorists of the tanker "driving erratically" around 11:30 a.m.
Trooper Angela Guerrera assigned to the State Police Barracks in Concord was dispatched and observed the propane tractor trailer commit motor vehicle violations. Tpr Guerrera activated her emergency lights and siren and stopped the tanker on the southbound side of route 128 in Lexington.
Driver Michael Bain, 43, of Peabody was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of a Class A drug, which covers opiates, operating negligently and marked-lanes violations.