Just before 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 7, Officer Alfred J. Silveira was traveling on Interstate 95 south in the area of Exit 15 when he observed a vehicle travel past him at a high rate of speed.
As Silveira followed the vehicle, he observed it make several lane changes without using a turn signal and come close to other vehicles in the process. Once the officer got a clear position behind the vehicle, he clocked it traveling between 100 and 110 mph.
Silveira initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who is said to have exhibited watery, bloodshot eyes. The officer additionally detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the man’s breath.
The operator is said to have acknowledged consuming alcohol that night and agreed to undergo field sobriety testing, which he reportedly failed.
Kamuran Yakut, 42, 293 Cowesett Ave., Apt. 2, West Warwick, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. While at headquarters, Yakut is said to have consented to a chemical breath test, which reportedly found his blood alcohol content to be significantly above the legal limit.
Yakut was later released into the custody of a sober adult with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court on a charge of driving under the influence. He was additionally cited for speeding and turn signal required.
Just before noon on June 14, Officer Britton E. Kelly responded to the Enterprise rental car location at 1101 Post Road for a report of a vehicle that had not been returned.
At the scene, the branch manager told Kelly that a woman had rented a 2013 Nissan Versa with Florida registration from April 30 to May 24, The woman made an initial payment of $493 when picking up the vehicle, but did not return it by May 24, had not made additional payments and was not responding to phone calls and emails.
The manager said on May 20, Enterprise provided permission to report the vehicle as stolen. A certified letter was sent to the woman on May 28 advising her to return the vehicle within 72 hours or it would be reported as stolen. The letter was received and signed for but the vehicle was not returned within the required timeframe, at which point police were contacted.
Kelly reports that a warrant was issued for the woman’s arrest on a charge of obtaining vehicles with intent to defraud.
Just before noon on Sept. 19, Officer Zachary J. Black responded to West Warwick Police headquarters to take Yasainey Sallah, 29, 51 Brinkley St., Providence, into custody on the warrant. She was transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing.
At approximately 4:14 p.m. on Nov. 4, Officer Sara L. Goes responded to the Kohl’s department store at 650 Bald Hill Road for a report of shoplifting. Dispatch subsequently advised that a female suspect was in the custody of loss prevention personnel at the store.
At the scene, a loss prevention supervisor told Goes that the suspect had been observed selecting nearly $400 worth of jewelry, which she removed from packaging and concealed in her pocket. She then left the store without making any attempt to pay. At that point, she was met by loss prevention personnel and escorted back inside.
Emily Sontum B Min, 46, 7 Barry Road, Apt. 3, Providence, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. She was later released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court.
At approximately 7 a.m. on Nov. 12, Officer David G. Waddington responded to a Main Avenue home for a report of work tools being stolen from a vehicle.
At the scene, the reporting party told Waddington he had parked his pickup truck in the driveway at approximately 11:30 p.m. the previous night. When he returned at approximately 4:30 a.m. the next morning, he discovered that fastening straps had been cut and equipment had been stolen from the vehicle.
The missing items included a Wacker Jumping Jack compactor valued at approximately $1,800 and a Husqvarna road saw valued at roughly $1,800. The matter was documented.
Just after 8 p.m. on Nov. 9, Officer Kyle J. Fitzsimmons was on patrol on Interstate 95 south when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.
Fitzsimmons initiated a motor vehicle stop in the area of Exit 12B and made contact with the operator. A records check found the operator was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Superior Court.
Devonte Bonds, 23, 77 Congress Ave., first floor, Providence, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions. He was additionally cited for speeding.