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RI Trooper Log: Computer Fraud, Embezzlement

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

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 Feb. 12– Feb. 18  in and involving Warwick spanned charges for no contact order violations, computer fraud, and embezzlement.

Here are the details of those arrests:

Violating no contact orders On Feb. 16, members of the RI Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Benjamin Webster, age 34, of 121 Damon Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island, for the following: 1.) Violation of No Contact Order; and 2.) Violation of a Family Court No Contact Order.

Webster was taken into custody without incident, processed and then turned over to Warwick Police Department.

Rte. 95 stop, computer fraud warrant On February 17, at 10:35 p.m., troopers arrested Daone Gates-Brown, 23, of 45 Stoughton St., Stoughton, Massachusetts on an Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Access to Computer for Fraudulent Purpose originating out of the Warwick Police Department on 07/08/2020.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the Town of Richmond.

Gates-Brown was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks where he was processed and later turned over to the Warwick Police Department.

Embezzlement On Feb. 17, members of the Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Kevin Henson, 22, of 134 Drybrook Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Embezzlement; 2) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Under $1,500; and 3) Conspiracy.

Henson was processed at the Lincoln Barracks, where he was special arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released pending a future court date.

No contact order violation On Feb. 18, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Alex Briggs, 25, of 137 Garfield St., Central Falls, Rhode Island, on the following: 1) Violation of a No Contact Order – 2nd Offense (2 counts); and 2) Kent County Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-Trial Conference on a charge of Domestic Assault originating out of Warwick Police Department.

Briggs was processed at the Wickford Barracks and then turned over to Second District Court officials for arraignment.

Rob Borkowski
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