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RI Trooper Log Coventry Arrests: Chop Shop, Forged Plates

The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks throughout RI. Each week Troopers make multiple RI arrests recorded in the RI Trooper log.
The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks throughout RI. Each week Troopers make multiple RI arrests recorded in the RI Trooper log.
The Rhode Island State Police are stationed in several barracks throughout RI. Each week Troopers make multiple RI arrests recorded in the RI Trooper Log. Coventry arrests included a man charged with operating a chop shop.

WARWICK, RI — RI Trooper Log Kent County and Coventry arrests April 4 – 18 involved missed hearings on DUI and suspended license charges , forged plates, and operating a car chop-shop.

Here are the basics on those RI State Police arrests:

Arrested for missed court, family court warrants On Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 11:30 a.m., troopers arrested Jesse Boulais, 37, of 1840 New London Turnpike, West Warwick, Rhode Island for 1.) Third Division Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the West Warwick Police Department, 2.) Providence County Family Court Bench Warrant for a Reciprocal Body Attachment for a Non-Criminal Offense, and 3.) Providence County Family Court Bench Warrant for a Reciprocal Body Attachment for a Non-Criminal Offense.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on the Center of New England Boulevard, in the Town of Coventry. The subject was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed then transported to the ACI men’s intake center.

Forged plates, false documents On Sunday, April 14 at 10:53 p.m., troopers arrested Edy Mejia Rivera, 30, of 1501 Sunport Plaza, Albuquerque, New Mexico for 1) Forgery and Counterfeiting Registration Plates and 2) Giving False Document to a Public Official.

The arrest was a result of a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 95, in West Warwick. Rivera was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed, arraigned by the Justice of the Peace and released with a notice to appear in Third District Court.

WG arrest, receiving stolen goods On Tuesday, April 16, at 9:12 p.m., troopers arrested Jesus Mora-Montoya, 53, of 1009 Grant Street, Durham, North Carolina for 1.) Receiving Stolen Goods Over $10,000 2.) Unlawful Use and/or Removal of Theft Detection Shielding Devices 3.) Shoplifting- Use of Implements in Concealment.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the Town of West Greenwich. Mora-Montoya was processed at the Hope Valley Barracks and held overnight pending morning arraignment at Third District Court.

Coventry man charged with operating chop-shop On April 16, members of the Auto Theft Unit arrested Tomas Sepulveda Tavarez, 28, of 261 Pulaski Street, Coventry, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Operation of a Chop Shop; 2) Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle Parts; 3) Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle Parts; and 4) Conspiracy.

Tavarez was special arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released pending a future court date.

EG arrest, DUI warrant On Friday, April 19, at 12:58 a.m., troopers arrested Yokasta Beato, 42, of 22 Whalen Road, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving Under the Influence originating out of the Cranston Police Department.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Quaker Lane in the Town of East Greenwich. The subject was transported to the Hope Valley Barrack, processed then transported to the ACI women’s intake center.

WW stop, missed suspended license hearing On Friday, April 19, at 9:17 p.m., troopers arrested Jose Dasilva, 44, of 9 Meadow St., Fall River, Massachusetts for 1.) Second District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Tiverton Police Department.

The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Main Street in the Town of West Warwick. The subject was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed, then transported to the ACI- Men’s Intake Center.

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 [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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