Police Log - 11/8/18

Posted 11/8/18

ASSAULT On Oct. 29 Officer Brian Murray responded to Warwick Mall food court for the report of an assault that had just occurred. The suspect, identified as Charles Sczuroski, 33, of 30 Howard Ave. in Cranston, was in custody with mall security, who said

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Police Log - 11/8/18



On Oct. 29 Officer Brian Murray responded to Warwick Mall food court for the report of an assault that had just occurred.

The suspect, identified as Charles Sczuroski, 33, of 30 Howard Ave. in Cranston, was in custody with mall security, who said that he had pushed the manager of the food court.

The incident happened after the manager told Sczuroski and a group of other men that they could not play cards in the mall, which they were doing at one of the food court tables. He said Sczuroski then charged at him before mall security stepped in. A witness testified on behalf of the manager’s story.

Sczuroski was placed under arrest and transported to the police station. He was charged with one count of Simple Assault or Battery – Misdemeanor and given a no trespassing from the mall for one year. Because he was already on probation, he was transported to Third District Court.


On Nov. 2 at approximately 5:01 p.m. Officer Thomas Greene was flagged down by a woman in the parking lot of the Walmart on Post Road who said she had just seen three men go into the old Aldrich Junior High School building through the back door closest to the fire station.

The officer went over to the school and saw the door being held open by a piece of plastic, and also saw two males walking behind the school. He apprehended the two individuals outside.

The two said they were meeting some friends at the building, at which time the officer requested backup. While the other officers stayed with the two men, Officer Greene and Officer Quentin Tavares went inside the school to look around.

They saw numerous fire extinguishers on the ground and found the individuals near the front of the school, calmly talking to each other. They were then detained and identified as Dariel Arias, 18, of 34 Lecia Dr. in Providence and Foster Hazziez, 18, of 460 Charles St. Apt. 513 in Providence. The third individual was a minor and was not identified.

The men said they were inside the building to film a dance video and thought it was an appropriate place to do so. A representative of the City of Warwick was contacted, who said they’d like to press charges on the men.

The suspects were taken into custody and transported to police headquarters. Arias and Hazziez were both charged with Breaking/Entering Building During Daytime, which is a Felony charge. They were later released from police headquarters with court summonses.


On Oct. 21 at approximately 11:05 p.m. Officer Brian Holleran responded to a four car accident at the intersection of Bald Hill Road and Toll Gate Road.

The officer spoke with one of the individuals involved who had a bloody face and was identified as Daniel Manish, 29, of 5 Colonial Rd. in Coventry. Manish told him he was leaning over to get a cigarette when the accident occurred. The officer smelt alcohol coming from his breath and observed him to be slurring his speech.

Manish took part in a series of field sobriety tests, during which the officer observed nearly all clues indicating that Manish was impaired.

Manish was taken into custody and placed in a police cruiser. He refused to be given any medical treatment for his injuries.

He was transported to police headquarters without incident, where he refused to submit to a chemical B.A.C. test.

Manish was charged with DUI Drugs/Alcohol 1st Offense – B.A.C. Unknown as well as Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. He was later released to a sober adult with court summonses.


On Oct. 26 at approximately 9:35 p.m. Officer Ali Jaafar pulled over a car that was driving erratically on Post Rd.

The driver was identified as Dawn Bouressa, 46, of 30 Wisdom Ave. Apt. #FL3 in Providence. The officer immediately detected Bouressa to be under the influence of alcohol because he smelled liquor on her breath and she was very confused and was slurring her words.

Bouressa kept saying that she had “just two glasses” to drink. She agreed to a series of field sobriety tests, during which the officer observed nearly all clues indicating that Bouressa was impaired.

When asked if there was any alcohol in her system, she said “of course there is,” according to the officer.

She was taken to police headquarters, where she refused to take a chemical B.A.C. test.

Bouressa was charged with DUI, 1st Offense – B.A.C. Unknown. She was also issued for Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test and Driving on Suspended License. She was released to a sober adult with court summonses.


On Oct. 30 at approximately 10:28 p.m. Officers Maxwell Neiley and Brian Holleran responded to the report of a single vehicle accident that happened in front of the Warwick Central Baptist Church on Post Road.

Upon arrival, they saw a pickup truck up on the curb that had run over a pedestrian crossing sign and had a flat tire. The reporting party was at the time helping the male driver out of the driver’s seat, as he was concerned for his well-being after he found him slumped behind the wheel with the car still in drive on after running up the curb.

The driver was identified as Scott Eidam, 55, of 123 Pembroke Lane in Coventry. Eidam appeared to be lost and confused, and he didn’t seem to know he was in an accident, according the police report. The officer smelt a strong odor of alcohol coming from Eidam’s breath and saw that his eyes were bloodshot and he had slurred speech.

Eidam said he had drunk two beers earlier that night. Eidam agreed to a series of field sobriety tests, during which the officers observed all clues indicating impairment.

After placing Eidam under arrest, the officers searched his vehicle. In it, they found a black case with 47 strips of Suboxone, an opium. The 40.100 grams were valued at $470. Another bag of an unknown drug, later found to be a mixture of magnesium/water pills, was also found.

Eidam was transported to police headquarters. He admitted that the drugs were his and he was unable to provide any prescription for them.

Eidam was charged by Warwick police with Driving Under the Influence, 1st Offense – B.A.C. Unknown, as well as Possession of a Schedule I-V Narcotic, which is a Felony charge. He also refused to take a chemical B.A.C. test and was charged for that. Eidam was held for arraignment.


On Oct. 27 at approximately 7:00 p.m. Officer Derek Mourato responded to the Subway on the corner of Toll Gate Rd. and Providence St.

While questioning the people involved, he smelt a strong odor of marijuana coming from one of the driver’s, who was identified as Robert Stiles, 61, of 1153 Main ST. Apt. #4 in West Warwick.

When asked if he had any marijuana on him, Stiles took out a bag, which he said was an ounce of marijuana he had just bought from a friend. He also said he did not have a medical marijuana card.

Stiles was issued court summons for Possession of Marijuana, 1 Oz. or Less, 18 Years or Older. The marijuana was taken to police headquarters and weighed at 28 grams. It was placed into evidence.


On Oct. 29 at approximately 3:37 p.m. Officer Anthony D’Abrosca responded to the Macy’s at Warwick Mall for the report of a shoplifting.

The loss prevention associate said that she saw a male, later identified as Peter Gonzalez, 32, of 575 Dyer Ave. Apt. #N70 in Cranston, had taken seven clothing items from the store and concealed them in a bag, then leaving with store without paying. Gonzalez was apprehended outside the store and brought back in. All the merchandise, valued totally at $169.48, was recovered by the store. Gonzalez was placed into custody for the shoplifting and taken to police headquarters, where he was charged with Shoplifting – Misdemeanor and released with a court summons.


On Oct. 25 at approximately 7:39 p.m. Officer Steven Moretti responded to the Ulta Beauty store on Bald Hill Rd. for a shoplifting complaint.

The store manager said that a female, who looked to be in her 20s, had come into the store earlier that night and stolen $1,040 worth of product from the store before fleeing in a car.

The manager said the female suspect came into the store and take 3 Chance fragrances valued at $80, five Chance fragrances valued at $102, and two Chance fragrances valued at $130.

She said that the female put all the items in a bag then ran out of the door and got into an older model black sedan with not license place, which was being driven by someone else, and drove away.

The manager said the store wished to press charges and would be providing a copy of video surveillance footage from the incident. That video footage was placed into evidence.


On Oct. 31 at approximately 1:20 p.m. Officer Michael Bailey was on patrol on Post Rd. when he pulled over a car for speeding.

The driver was identified as Ryan Noel, 31, of 58 Marshall Circle in Coventry, and was found to have two warrants out on him, one bench warrant from Third District Court and one affidavit warrant from North Providence Police.

Noel was placed into custody and taken to Warwick police headquarters, where was also charged with Driving on Suspended License – 3rd Offense. Noel was picked up by North Providence Police for the warrant.


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