On Oct. 5 at approximately 2:18 a.m., Officer Brenen J. Cardoza was conducting a patrol on Warwick Avenue when he observed a Honda Accord traveling south in the breakdown lane. The vehicle was attempting to turn into the parking lot of Picasso’s Pizza and “nearly mounted a curb next to an entryway of the lot,” the officer reports.
Cardoza approached the vehicle and made contact with the operator, who he said “initially appeared to be in and out of consciousness.” The officer also detected a “strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the interior of the vehicle” and “observed an open container of Coors Light in the rear passenger area of the vehicle, as well as several empty nip bottles of Fireball whiskey.”
The operator is said to have acknowledged consuming alcohol that night and refused to submit to field sobriety testing.
Alan W. Burr, 28, 196 Pettaconsett Ave., Warwick, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. While at headquarters, he is said to have refused a chemical breath test.
Burr was issued a summons to appear in Third Division District Court on a charge of driving with a suspended license. He was additionally cited for refusal to submit to a chemical test, a laned roadway violation and turn signal required. He was transported to Kent Hospital for detox.
At approximately 12:08 p.m. on Sept. 30, Officer Michael D. Walker responded to the parking lot of the NYLO Hotel at 400 Knight St. for a report of rims and tires being stolen from a motor vehicle.
At the scene, the reporting party told Walker she had parked her 2019 Nissan Rogue at approximately 5 p.m. on Sept. 29. When she returned to the vehicle around noon on Sept. 30, she found its rims and tires were missing.
Walker reports that the vehicle was sitting on rocks that had been placed under the middle of its frame, and all of the lug nuts were still on the ground near the vehicle. No other items were missing and the vehicle was secured. The matter was documented.
Just before 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, Officer Jamey A. Petit responded to a Post Road address for a report of larceny.
At the scene, the reporting party told Petit that the catalytic converter had been stolen from his 2002 Ford E-250. The reporting party said he had last operated the vehicle around Sept. 12, and discovered the theft when he started the vehicle on Oct. 3. The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives.
Shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 3, Officer Thomas R. Paine responded to the Stop & Shop location at 2470 Warwick Ave. for a report of a shoplifting incident in progress.
Dispatch advised that the female suspect had taken cat litter from the market and left the scene in vehicle heading north on Warwick Avenue.
Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle in question. At the Stop & Shop, a loss prevention associate told Paine that the suspect had been observed selecting items including cat litter and proceeding to a self checkout lane, where she paid for the other items but not the litter. She then left the store. The litter was valued at $11.99.
Paine reports that based on security camera footage and loss prevention’s familiarity with the suspect from prior incidents, the suspect was identified and an arrest warrant was issued on a charge of shoplifting.
At approximately 12 a.m. on Oct. 5, Rhode Island State Police transferred custody of Christine E. Aptt, 47, no address listed, to Warwick Police on the warrant. She was held pending an appearance before a bail commissioner.
Shortly before 2 p.m. on Sept. 30, Officer Derek Mourato reports traveling east on East Avenue when he observed a 2016 Nissan Rogue make a right turn into a Dunkin Donuts parking lot without using a turn signal.
Mourato initiated a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot and made contact with the operator and sole passenger. The operator is said to have told the officer that his license was suspended, which a records check confirmed. The check also found the operator had two previous convictions for driving with a suspended license.
Nelson R. Morales, 28, 5 Nobile St., West Warwick, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent offense, and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court. He was additionally cited for turn signal required.
Just after 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 2, Officer Thomas W. Greene was conducting a routine patrol when he observed a vehicle – described as a 2003 Volvo XC90 – traveling at a high rate of speed on Centerville Road. A radar reading found the vehicle was traveling 40 mph in a 25 mph zone.
Greene initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who was found through a records check to have a suspended driver’s license. The check also found the operator had at least two previous convictions for driving with a suspended license and was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Superior Court.
Kalyssa R. Diakite, 24, 47 Commodore St., Providence, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent offense, and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. She was issued a summons to appear in Third Division District Court and cited for speeding before being transported to Superior Court in Providence on the warrant.