Police Log 07/15/21

Posted 7/15/21

DUI Shortly after 9 p.m. on June 30, Officer Michael Bailey responded to the area of Barberry Street and Wildwood Avenue for a check of a possible emergency. Follow-up information relayed by the reporting party through dispatch indicated a vehicle with

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

E-mail
Password
Log in

Police Log 07/15/21

Posted

DUI

Shortly after 9 p.m. on June 30, Officer Michael Bailey responded to the area of Barberry Street and Wildwood Avenue for a check of a possible emergency.

Follow-up information relayed by the reporting party through dispatch indicated a vehicle with Florida plates – later identified as a 2015 Honda Accord – appeared to have struck a fire hydrant and lost its bumper. A woman is said to have exited the vehicle on Barberry Street, retrieved the bumper, reentered the vehicle and left the scene.

Dispatch then advised the vehicle had moved onto West Shore Road and was traveling west through Conimicut Village. Bailey caught up with the vehicle near the intersection with Archdale Drive and observed it driving at 25 mph in a 35 mph zone.

“At this time, the vehicle continued to travel westbound, almost striking Officer Boardman, who was traveling in the eastbound lane to assist,” Bailey reports.

Bailey initiated a stop and made contact with the vehicle’s female operator, who reportedly had “bloodshot and watery eyes,” “slurred speech” and a “moderately reddish face.” The officer also detected an odor of alcohol on the woman’s breath.

The operator is said to have acknowledged consuming alcohol that night and agreed to undergo field sobriety testing, which she reportedly failed.

Claire D. Estucay, 26, 104 Sylvian St., Central Falls, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. While at headquarters, she is said to have refused a chemical breath test.

Estucay was later released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court on a charge of driving under the influence. She was additionally cited for refusal to submit to a breath test, leaving the scene of an accident, highway fixtures, and leaving the lane of travel.

SUSPENDED LICENSE

Shortly before 9 p.m. on July 4, Officer Jacob Elderkin was on a fixed traffic post at Oakland Beach and Wilson avenues during the fireworks display when he observed a “loud” motorcycle “weaving in and out of traffic,” which was at a “complete stand still” heading south on Oakland Beach Avenue. The motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed in the southbound breakdown lane, the officer reports.

Elderkin reports that he stopped the motorcycle and made contact with its male operator. The man is said to have told the officer his motorcycle, which bore Massachusetts registration, was not actively registered, which was then confirmed through a records check.

At that point, Elderkin reports he asked the man to shut off the motorcycle, but the man did not comply.

“I then shut the motorcycle off manually for him by hitting the red kill switch,” Elderkin reports. “While speaking with [the operator], he stated that he ‘did not have time for this,’ and proceeded to start his motorcycle up, attempting to leave the scene. Upon observing this, I grabbed the front brake of the motorcycle, and was able to shut if off.”

Elderkin reports the operator then attempted to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended with the assistance of Officer Derek Mourato, who was also at the scene. A records check then found the man’s license was suspended and that he had at least two prior convictions for driving with a suspended license. He was additionally wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court.

Andres Sanchez, 31, 7 Factory St., Apt. 5, Cumberland, was arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent offense, and resisting arrest. He was transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing and later taken to the Adult Correctional Institutions, where he was held on the warrant.

***

Shortly after 10 a.m. on July 1, Officer Aaron Steere was conducting a patrol at Jefferson Boulevard and Jefferson Park Road when he observed a gray 2001 Honda with “dark after market tinted plate covers on the front and rear registrations.” He was initially unable to make out the plate numbers, but after pulling in behind the vehicle, he obtaining the registration. A records check found the plates were associated with a brown 2003 Honda.

Steere initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who is said to have acknowledged not having an active driver’s license. A records check found he had a suspended permit along with two prior convictions for driving with a suspended license.

Angel A. Grajales, 26, 88 Blackstone St., Apt. 201, Woonsocket, 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 operation of an unregistered vehicle, improper use of registration, and display of plates.

ROAD RAGE

Just before 12:30 a.m. on July 3, Officer Ryan McGarry responded to a Tiernan Avenue home to take a report regarding a prior road rage incident.

At the scene, the reporting party told McGarry that while she was driving home roughly an hour earlier, an “older, box-shaped, cream colored sedan” went into reverse and blocked her vehicle at the intersection of Tiernan Avenue and Cosett Road.

“At that time a male exited the vehicle and accused [the woman] of following him,” McGarry reports. “[The woman] stated that she had never seen the vehicle before, but was unable to provide a description of the male. [She] stated that the male banged on her car window (no damage), but left the scene upon [her] telling him she was calling 9-1-1.”

A check of the area for the suspect vehicle was unsuccessful. The matter was documented.

BREAKING & ENTERING

Shortly after 10:30 a.m. on June 21, Officer Daniel O’Connell responded to a Newfield Avenue home for a report of breaking and entering.

At the scene, the reporting party said the residence involved in the incident was unoccupied and undergoing construction. He told the officer that sometime between 3 p.m. on June 18 and 10 a.m. on June 21, the back door of the home had been opened.

“Upon my observations, the door handle did not appear to be damaged, but upon speaking to [the reporting party], it was observed that the door can be easily jimmied so that entry can be gained,” O’Connell reports.

A walkthrough of the home found that tools and equipment were undisturbed, but there were “multiple areas where copper pipes had been cut off and removed.” No other items appeared missing.

No suspects were immediately identified. The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives.

SHOPLIFTING

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on July 1, Officer Jonathan Byrne and other officers responded to Airport Liquors at 1800 Airport Road for a report of a shoplifting incident in progress.

At the scene, the reporting party told police that a man and a woman had entered the store, used the ATM an d attempted to purchase alcohol. They were refused service due to their refusal to provide identification for age verification, the reporting party said. At that point, the man is alleged to have grabbed two bottles of wine with a combined value of roughly $18 and exited the store without paying, accompanied by the woman.

Soon after, officers located and made contact with the suspects behind the Cru Hotel. After talking with officers, the woman is said to have acknowledged the man had taken the wine from the store.

Jordan Colon, 19, 128 Mount St. Charles Ave., Woonsocket, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. While at headquarters, he was found to be wanted on two active bench warrants issued from Third Division District Court. He was issued a summons on the shoplifting charge and transported to court on the warrants.

***

Just after 10:30 a.m. on July 2, Officer David Babcock and other officers responded to the JCPenney at the Warwick Mall for a report of shoplifting. Dispatch subsequently advised the male suspect was in the custody of loss prevention personnel.

At the scene, a loss prevention officer told Babcock the suspect had been observed concealing a bag of underwear and four men’s shirts in a Target shopping bag before exiting the store without making any attempt to pay. At that point, the man was met by employees and escorted back inside. The merchandise, with a combined value of $231, was recovered.

Carlton J. Purdy, 48, 485 Plainfield St., Providence, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was additionally found to be wanted on active bench warrants issued from Superior Court and Sixth Division District Court. He was later transported to Third Division District Court.

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment