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RI Trooper Log: Cocaine, Wanted for Damage

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 July 30- Aug. 7 involving Warwick spanned charges for cocaine possession and obtaining money under false pretenses, failing to show in court for driving without an ignition lock and a warrant for damage to property in Woonsocket.

Here are the details of those arrests:

Cocaine, money via false pretenses On Aug. 3, members of the Special Victims Unit, the Major Crimes Unit, and the HIDTA Task Force arrested Christine E. Aptt, 49, of 3408 West Shore Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Possession of a Controlled Substance – Schedule I-V Under 10 Grams Cocaine, 1st Offense; 2) Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty; 3) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Sentencing on an original charge of Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses originating from the Providence Police Department; 4) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on an original charge of Possession of a Schedule I originating from the Coventry Police Department; 5) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Sentencing for Technical Violation on an original charge of Felony Shoplifting originating from the Providence Police Department; and 6) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Sentencing for Technical Violation on an original charge of Possession of a Schedule I originating from the East Providence Police Department.

Aptt was processed at State Police Headquarters, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions Women’s Facility pending a morning arraignment in Third District Court, where she will also be presented as a Superior Court Bail Violator.

Wanted for damage to property On Aug. 5 at 10:18 p.m., troopers arrested Tyrell Bates, 32, of 40 Arrow Ave., Warwick, Rhode Island for 1.) An Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Damage to Property originating out of the Woonsocket Police Department.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Manville Road in Woonsocket. Bates was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and later turned over to the Woonsocket Police Department.

Missed court, driving without ignition lock At 3:23 a.m. Aug. 7, troopers arrested Adam Argueta, 22, of 54 Arrowfield Road, Cranston, RI for 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Cranston Police Department, 2.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Warwick Police Department, and 3.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Operating Vehicle Without Ignition Interlock System originating out of the Warwick Police Department.

The arrest was the result of Troopers assisting a disabled vehicle on Huntington Avenue in the City of Providence. Mr. Argueta was then transported to the Adult Correctional Institute-Men’s Intake.

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.

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