Warwick Police Log 09/03/20

Posted 9/3/20

DUI Just after 4:30 p.m., Officer David Boardman was conducting a routine patrol traveling north on Bald Hill Road when he observed a 2014 GMC Sierra traveling south at a high rate of speed. Boardman clocked the vehicle at 52 mph in a 35 mph zone. "e;The

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Warwick Police Log 09/03/20

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DUI

Just after 4:30 p.m., Officer David Boardman was conducting a routine patrol traveling north on Bald Hill Road when he observed a 2014 GMC Sierra traveling south at a high rate of speed. Boardman clocked the vehicle at 52 mph in a 35 mph zone.

“The vehicle was weaving in and out of traffic utilizing both southbound lanes of travel and it almost caused an accident,” Boardman’s report reads.

Boardman turned around to pursue the vehicle and initiated a stop after it turned on to Toll Gate Road. Upon making contact with the male operator, the officer “immediately detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath as he spoke to me in a slurred manner.” The man also exhibited “extremely bloodshot and watery eyes,” according to the officer. The vehicle also contained one female passenger.

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

Laurence A. Reyes, 49, 8 Mill St., Hope, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. The passenger, who was sober and had an active driver’s license, was allowed to take the vehicle from the scene.

While at headquarters Reyes is said to have refused a chemical breath test. He 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 additional cited for refusal to submit to a chemical test, speeding and laned roadway violations. SHOPLIFTING

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 23, Officer Sara Goes responded to the Walmart at 650 Bald Hill Road for a report of a shoplifting incident in progress. Dispatch advised that a male suspect had fled the store on foot.

Goes located the suspect upon arriving at the scene and took him into custody. He was subsequently identified by an asset protection officer at Walmart, according to the officer.

The asset protection officer told police he had observed two men enter the Walmart and head toward the electronics section. The suspect who was taken into custody is said to have purchased a “small light” from the electronics section before heading to the automotive section, where he allegedly selected a vehicle tow hitch and light bar. At this point, the other man is said to have exited the store without any items.

The suspect then returned the “small light” at the service desk and attempted to return the tow hitch and light bar, according to the asset protection officer. When he was refused, he is said to have existed the store with the merchandise without making any attempt to pay. He then reportedly attempted to enter a vehicle occupied by the other man who had accompanied him into the store, but the man is said to have refused to unlock the door.

The tow hitch and light bar, valued at roughly $35 and $80, respectively, were recovered by Walmart.

Justin J. Vecchiarino, 22, 21 East George St., Apt. 1, Providence, was arrest on a charge of shoplifting and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court. VANDALISM

At 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 13, Officer Steve Moretti responded to the 7-Eleven at 2078 West Shore Road for a report of malicious damage.

At the scene, the reporting party told Moretti she had noticed damage to the store’s tire pressure machine. The display and key pad had been dented and pushed in “as if someone punched” the machine, according to the officer’s report. The damage was believed to have occurred that day. LARCENY

Shortly before 7 p.m. on Aug. 25, Officer Thomas Paine responded to a Palmer Avenue home for a report of larceny.

At the scene, the reporting party told Paine that an envelope containing her driver’s license, Social Security card and daughter’s birth certificate was missing from the vehicle. The reporting party said the lock on the vehicle’s passenger-side door does not work properly, so the vehicle is never fully locked. The woman had been in Providence, Johnston and Coventry the previous day and parked the vehicle outside the Palmer Avenue home overnight from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25.

The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives. ***

At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 26, Officer Jordan Guyton responded to a West Shore Road address for a report of larceny.

At the scene, the reporting party told Guyton that lawn equipment was missing from his trailer, which was attached to a Ford pickup truck. The door to the trailer “appeared to be forcefully pried open and the lock was severed,” the officer’s report reads

The theft was believed to have occurred between approximately 4 p.m. on Aug. 24 and 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 26. Missing from the trailer were two blowers valued at $650 each and three trimmers ranging in value from $225 to $450.

No security camera footage was immediately available. The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives. SUSPENDED LICENSE

Shortly before 10 a.m. on Aug. 25, Officer David Boardman was conducting a routine patrol at the Motel 6 on Jefferson Boulevard when he observed a 1994 Toyota Carolla without a front license plate.

Through records checks and visual confirmation, Boardman determined the vehicle’s operate had a suspended license and prior convictions for driving with a suspended license. Additionally, he was wanted on a bench warrant issued from Third Division District Court.

Boardman initiated a motor vehicle stop and arrested Jonathan E. Roldan De Leon, 25, 194 Daboll St., Providence, on a charge of driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent offense. Roldan De Leon was transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing and held pending transport to Third Division District Court. WARRANTS

Shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 24, Officer Tyler Stone was on patrol in the area of Oakland Beach and Warwick avenues when he observed a white Mazda without its rear license plate securely fastened. A check of the registration found it was associated with a red Toyota.

Stone initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the vehicle’s female operator. A subsequent records check found the woman was wanted on a bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court.

Jahaira L. Soda, 29, 116 Orchard St., Apt. 2, East Providence, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. She was later transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions. ***

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 26, Officer Brian Fontaine was conducting a patrol on Warwick Avenue when he observed a black GMC traveling south at a high rate of speed. The officer also observed a “large item hanging from the rear view mirror” of the vehicle.

Fontaine initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who was found through a records check to be wanted on a bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court.

Richard B. Giorgio, 34, 468 West Ave. Rear, Apt. 2, Pawtucket, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions.

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