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RI Trooper Log: Assault, Conspiracy, Hit & Run

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 RI 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 Oct. 18 – Oct. 23 in and surrounding Warwick involved charges for assault, conspiracy and hit & run.

Here are the details of those arrests:

Domestic, felony, assault arrest On Oct. 20, members of the HIDTA Task Force arrested Gregory Ward, 37, of 671 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, Rhode Island, on the following: 1) Affidavit & Arrest Warrant out of the Warwick Police Department for Domestic Simple Assault; 2) Affidavit & Arrest Warrant out of the Warwick Police Department for Violation of a No Contact Order; 3) Kent County Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for a 46G Filed/Violation of Bail on an original charge of Domestic Violence; 3) Kent County Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for a 32F Filed/Technical Violation on an original charge of Felony Assault; 4) Kent County Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for a 32F Filed/Technical Violation on an original charge of Domestic Simple Assault-3rd Offense; and 5) Kent County Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on an original charge of Domestic Violence.

Ward was processed at State Police Headquarters and later turned over to the Warwick Police Department.

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Missed court, resisted arrest charges On Oct. 20, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Nicholas Hoyt, 33 years of age, of 104 Uncas Street, West Warwick, Rhode Island, charging him with the following: 1) Obstruction; 2) Resisting Arrest; and 3) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on a charge of Mail, Transport, Delivery or Transfer of Child Pornography.

Hoyt was processed at the Lincoln Barracks and later turned over to Third Division District Court officials for arraignment.

Controlled substance conspiracy charge On Oct. 21, members of the Intelligence Unit & VFTF arrested Colby Roy, 26, of 54 Ship St., Warwick, Rhode Island, on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant for Controlled Substance Conspiracy.

Roy was processed at State Police Headquarters and arraigned in Third District Court.

Hit & Run arrest At 3:25 p.m., troopers arrested Kayla Masterson, 31, of 11 Pleasant St., West Warwick, Rhode Island, for 1.) Operating a Motor Vehicle While License is Suspended- 1st Offense, and 2.) Duty to Stop in Accident- Damage to Attended Vehicle.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 North in the Town of Warwick, followed by a barracks investigation. Masterson was processed at the State Police Scituate Barracks and held as a bail violator pending a morning arraignment at the Third Division District Court.

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Missed court arrest On Friday, Oct. 23, at 9:38 a.m., troopers arrested Kristina Case, 26, of 201 Briarbrook Drive, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, on a Third Division District Court bench warrant for failure to appear for arraignment on the charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Warwick Police Department.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 6 East, in the City of Providence. Case was processed at State Police Headquarters and then turned over to the Third Division District Court.

Rob Borkowski
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.