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 — State Police arrests in the RI Trooper Log between Sept. 24 and Sept. 29 in Warwick and surrounding communities involved arrests for conveying contraband, missing a hearing on food stamp fraud, larceny and DUI.
Here are the details of those arrests
Troopers arrest Cranston man for conveying contraband On Sept. 25, members of the Major Crimes Unit charged inmate George Betters, 33, of 40 Howard Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island, with the following: 1.) Conveyance of Unauthorized Articles into an Institution; and 2.) Soliciting Another to Commit a Crime.
Betters was arraigned in Third District Court and presented as a Superior Court violator. Mr. Betters was remanded to the ACI.
Man arrested for missing court on food stamp fraud charge At 11:38 a.m., troopers arrested Stacey Hawksley, 41, of 102 Laban St., Providence, RI on a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge Fraudulent Use of Food Stamps out of the Johnston Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Cranston Street, in the City of Cranston. The subject was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks where she was processed and later turned over to Third District Court.
West Warwick man turns himself in on larceny warrant At 1 p.m. Sept.26, troopers arrested Laurence E. Ruest, 63, of 72 Gough Ave. West Warwick, RI, for: a Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation on the original charge of Larceny Under $1,500.
The arrest was the result of a barracks walk-in. The subject was processed and transported to Sixth District Court for Arraignment.
Jefferson Boulevard stop ends in DUI arrest At 9:23 a.m. Set. 27, troopers arrested Kyle Donnelly, 19, for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs – First Offense – BAC Unknown, and 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick.
Donnelly was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed, and later transported to Third District Court for Arraignment.