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RI Trooper Log: Arrests for Cocaine, Meth, DUI

RI Trooper Log arrests. The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks

RI Trooper Log arrests. The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks
[Warwick Post photo] Rhode Island State Police
Editor’s note: The following Warwick, RI area arrests recorded in the RI Trooper Log were reported by the RI State Police on their website. An arrest reflects charges against an individual, and does not indicate guilt or innocence.

WARWICK, RI — RI Trooper Log arrests in Warwick from Oct. 4 through Oct. 13 included arrests for charges of possession of cocaine, meth, and other narcotics, as well as DUI.

Here are the available details of those arrests:

Narcotics possession At 11:38 a.m. Oct. 11, troopers arrested Michael Ware, 59, of 179 Briggs Street, Unit 2, Providence, Rhode Island, on a Providence County Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule I-V, narcotics originating from the Providence Police Department.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Post Road in the City of Warwick. Ware was transported to the Wickford Barracks for processing and later turned over to Providence County Superior Court.

Lincoln crash, DUI arrest At 11:12 p.m. Oct. 12, troopers arrested Victoria Cordeiro, 21, of 925 Providence St., West Warwick, Rhode Island, for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs – First Offense / BAC .10-.15.

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The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle crash investigation on Route 146 in Lincoln. Cordeiro was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, where she was processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released to the custody of a responsible adult.

Cocaine, meth, narcotics possession At 2 p.m., Oct. 13, troopers arrested Craig Benford, 54, of 1 Cadillac Drive, Providence, Rhode Island, for the following charges: 1.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule II (Cocaine); 2.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule II (Methamphetamine); 3.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule IV (Clonazepam); 4.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule I (Marijuana); 5.) Controlled Substance Conspiracy; 6.) Driving with a Suspended License Misdemeanor; 7.) Providence County Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule I-II originating from the Providence Police Department; and 8.) Providence County Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Restitution Payment on the original charge of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle originating from of the State Police Lincoln Woods Barracks.

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Troopers also arrested Amy McCaffrey, 43, of 1 Young Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, for the following charges: 1.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule II (Cocaine); 2.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule II (Methamphetamine); 3.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule IV (Clonazepam); 4.) Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver Schedule I (Marijuana); and 5.) Controlled Substance Conspiracy.

The arrests were the result of a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 95 North in Warwick. Benford was transported to the Wickford Barracks for processing, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace (held without bail), and later transported to the Adult Correctional Institution Men’s Intake Center.

Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.