The Police Log is a digest of reports filed by the Warwick Police>
A Woonsocket woman was charged with shoplifting and trespassing at the Macy's store in the Warwick Mall on Feb. 20. Loss prevention told police they had a suspect who was resisting their attempts to detain her but that she was now in handcuffs and they recovered a dozen North Face jackets from the woman that were worth a total of $1,374. Gisele Lee Sweeney, 26, of 394 Providence St. was taken to headquarters where the trespass charge was added when police learned she was told to stay out of the store after being suspected of shoplifting on Jan. 26.
Kyle Baribeault, 21, of 160 Broad St. in Providence was charged with shoplifting at the Wal-Mart store on Bald Hill Road on Feb. 24. Loss prevention told police he tore two Bluetooth devises from their locked security hangers and hid them in his shirt. He was taken to headquarters and charged and then released with a summons.
Harry K. Appiah, 25, of 267 Division St. in Pawtucket was arrested at Macy's in the Warwick Mall Feb. 26. Loss prevention at the store said they saw him conceal five items worth $169.44 in a shopping bag and walk out of the store without making any attempt to pay for them. He was later released from headquarters with a summons.
Sheena Drummond, 20, of 19 Alma St. in Providence was charged with stealing $163.19 worth of clothing and accessories from the Kohl's store in the Rhode Island Mall on Feb. 23. Loss prevention told police she concealed the goods in her purse in the fitting rooms and walked out without paying for the stuff. She was processed and then released from headquarters with a summons.
Joseph E. Tilson, 20, of 67 Fuller St. in Warwick was charged with stealing $163.93 worth of video games and accessories from the Target store in the Warwick Mall on Feb. 18. Loss prevention told police they stopped him outside after he left without paying for the concealed goods. He was released from headquarters with a summons and told to stay out of Target or be arrested for trespassing.
DUI AND REFUSAL
Officer Hovsep Sarkisian reported stopping a car after watching it switch lanes several times on Post Road around 1:35 a.m. on Feb. 11. He said the driver had bloodshot eyes and appeared to be drunk and smelled of alcohol. He said he had the driver take a field sobriety test and the man flunked it. He said Johnny Rivera, 32, of 71 Collingwood Rd. in Warwick was taken to headquarters where he refused to take a breath test. He was charged with DUI, refusal and laned roadway violations.
Officer Jamey Petit reported he stopped an SUV at Airport Road and Warwick Avenue around 4 a.m. on Feb. 13 after he saw it cross the double yellow lines several times and almost hit his cruiser. He said the driver told him he had a few beers at Twin River earlier and he smelled of alcohol. He said the driver failed a field sobriety test and was taken to headquarters where he refused to take a breath test. Nicholas R. Gagnon, 31, of 24 Mawney St. in Warwick was charged with DUI, refusal and laned roadway violations and later released to a sober adult.
Officer John Zaborski reported he was on patrol around 12:35 a.m. on Warwick Avenue when he clocked a car doing 57 miles per hour. He said he followed the car and saw it cross the double yellow lines and swerve out of its lane several times before he pulled it over at Diploma Street. He said the driver smelled of alcohol and appeared to be drunk. He said he gave the driver a field sobriety test. He said he determined that the driver was under the influence and could not drive a car. He said Adolfo C. Carrascoza, 48, of 12 Diploma St. refused to take a breath test at headquarters and he was charged with DUI, refusal, laned roadway violations and speeding. He was later released with a summons to a sober adult.
An employee at the Titan Animal Clinic at 90 Airport Road told police he was inside the building when he heard a loud noise from the front of the building and saw that two plate glass windows worth $1,000 had been broken. No suspects, no witnesses.
A man who keeps his boat in the Brewer Greenwich Bay marina told police on Feb. 22 that he discovered a power cord was missing from his boat on Dec. 29 of 2012. He said the 30 amp 50' cord was worth $450. He told Officer Gilda Fortier he called Warwick police when he heard of the theft and said he was told to come in and file a complete report next time it was convenient, which was why he was reporting it now. He said he would press charges if anyone were caught with the cord. No suspects or witnesses.