Warwick Police Log 12/1
The Police Log is a digest of reports filed by the Warwick Police.
Officer Eric Lima reported he was on patrol checking the area around Motel 6 on Jefferson Boulevard on Nov. 27 when he spotted a vehicle exiting the parking lot with illegally tinted windows. He said he ran a check on the plates of the car and they came back as issued to a green Chevrolet and not a black Nissan. He said he pulled the car over at the Mobil station on Jefferson. The driver of the car was cited for driving an unregistered, uninsured and illegally tinted glass. One of his passengers, Samuel Joseph, 20, of 457 Elmwood Ave. in Providence had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for a payment review in District Court and also turned out to be on probation and had no means of making bail, he was remanded to the ACI.
Police went to the Mann Auto Sales lot on Warwick Avenue around 9 a.m. on Nov. 22 for a report of a stolen car. The owner of the business told police he left a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck facing Dawson Street around 7 p.m. the night before and returned the next day to find that it was missing. He told Officer Osvaldo Monteiro he had the only key to the truck but he did mention that the truck had 20” chrome wheels, which may have something to do with it being taken. No suspects or witnesses.
Police went to the Planet Fitness gym on Pace Boulevard and spoke with a customer there who said he parked his SUV around 10 a.m. on Nov. 24 and was in the gym for an hour and a half before he returned to his vehicle and found the passenger side window broken and a new hitch mount storage rack, still in its original carton, was missing from the SUV. The owner said nothing else, including his wallet, was missing from the vehicle. No suspects or witnesses.
A Sandy Lane man told police he and his wife had just come back from a trip out of town and were unloading their car around 1 a.m. on Nov. 26. He said they were inside the house for about a half hour and when he returned to the car he noticed that his wallet was missing. He said h it contained a number of cards and about $80 in cash, his driver’s license and his AAA membership card. No suspects or witnesses.
Officer Raymond Cox reported he was dispatched to the parking lot at Rocky Point Park around 4 p.m. on Nov. 26 for a report of a larceny from a vehicle there. He said he met two women there who came to the park in one car around 2:30 p.m. and the owner of the car placed her handbag under the driver’s seat of the vehicle and they went for a walk. She said they returned several hours later found the passenger window broken and her purse missing. Cox said he checked the area to see if the purse had been discarded nearby but found nothing. He woman told him it contained her identification and a variety of credit cards and a $50 gift card for Stop and Shop. No suspects or witnesses.
A Hawksley Avenue woman told police she parked her car in the driveway around 5 p.m. on Nov. 24 and returned to her car the next day to find that someone had gone through her car and taken a wallet with all her identification in it and a number of credit and debit cards. No witnesses.
DUI AND REFUSAL
Officer Matthew Moretti reported stopped a car he clocked at 57 mph on Airport Road around 10:15 p.m. on Nov. 6. He said the operator had a hard time putting the car in park and had once stopped in the middle of the road before it stopped. He said the driver appeared to be drunk and smelled of alcohol. He said Christen Fura Senes, 46, of 193 Old County Rd. in Smithfield, failed a field sobriety test and blew a .156 blood alcohol content on a portable breath tester and was taken to headquarters where she refused to take another breath test. She was charged with speeding, refusal and DUI and later released to a sober adult.
Sgt. Scott Robillard said he was on patrol around 1:50 a.m. when dispatch reported a call from a witness who said there was a car going around Apponaug the wrong way and went through a red light and continued into Greenwood where the caller lost sight of it. Robillard said he found the car stooped in a peculiar position on Jefferson Boulevard and approached the driver. He said she was fumbling, attempting to plug her phone charger in. He said he told her to shut the car off and tell him what she was doing stopped in the middle of the street. He said she appeared to be drunk and smelled of alcohol. He said the woman failed a field sobriety test and was taken to headquarters where she refused to take a breath test. Lauren Drury, 22, of 9 Carole Ct. in Cranston, was charged with DUI, refusal and later released to a sober adult.
Officer James Wenneman said he was on Airport Road around midnight on Nov. 24 when he saw the car in front of him hit the shoulder of the road around four times and slowed down and drifted between lanes before he pulled it over. He said the driver appeared to be intoxicated and smelled of alcohol. He said he stopped a field sobriety test for her safety and arrested her on suspicion of DUI. He said he took Rachel M. Pianka, 29, of 425 Namquid Dr. in Warwick to headquarters where she refused a breath test. She was charged with refusal and DUI and later released to a sober adult.