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 between June 5 and June 7 were for charges running from trespass to DUI, fugitive from justice and possession of narcotics.
Here are the details of those arrests:
Possession of narcotics At 7:10 p.m. June 5, troopers arrested Edwin Nieves, 28, of 641 Douglas Ave., Providence, Rhode Island on a Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the initial charge of Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance Schedule I/II originating out of the Central Falls Police Department.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 95 in the City of Warwick. Subject was transported to the Wickford Barracks, processed and turned over to the Adult Correctional Institution Men’s Intake Center.
Fugitive from justice On June 5, a member of the Major Crimes Unit charged inmate Joseph Taylor, 57, with a last known address of 1940 Post Road #417, Warwick, Rhode Island, as a Fugitive from Justice from the State of Massachusetts.
Taylor was arraigned in Third Division District Court, where he waived extradition proceedings. Mr. Taylor was remanded to the Adult Correctional Institutions to await Massachusetts authorities.
DUI/traffic stop At 9:30 p.m. June 7, troopers arrested Edwin Spencer III, 62, of 151 Airport Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, for Driving Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs – First Offense/ B.A.C. Unknown and Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of a BOLO in reference to an erratic operator and subsequent motor vehicle stop on Route 4 North in the Town of East Greenwich. The subject was transported to the Wickford Barracks for processing, arraigned by the Justice of the Peace, and released to a responsible adult.
DUI/traffic stop At 10:47 p.m. June 7, troopers arrested Justin Forte, 29, of 109 Lexington Ave., Cranston, RI, for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs, First Offense .15 Greater.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 95 North in Warwick. Forte was transported to the Wickford Barracks for processing, arraigned by the Justice of the Peace, and released to a responsible adult.
Trespassing On June 7, 2018, members of the Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Richard Capuano, age 51, of 65 Scenic Drive, Warwick, Rhode Island, for Trespassing. Mr. Capuano was taken into custody at Twin River Casino, transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, where he was processed and later released on $1,000 personal recognizance after being arraigned by Justice of the Peace Pezzullo.