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 March 1 – 4 involving Warwick included charges for murder and DUI, larceny and missing court hearings on various previous charges.
Here are the basics on those arrests:
Missed court, suspended license At 11:17 a.m. March 1, troopers arrested Jonathan O’Connell, 29, of 32 St. Mary St., West Warwick, RI, for an active Sixth Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the State Police Lincoln Woods Barracks.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Main Street in West Warwick. The subject was transported to the Wickford Barracks to be processed and later transported to Sixth Division District Court for arraignment.
Sale/concealment of leased property At 11:40 a.m., troopers arrested Samantha Rogowski, 29, of 1840 New London Turnpike, West Warwick, Rhode Island, for an active Affidavit and Arrest Warrant originating out of the Warwick Police Department on Feb. 23 for the original charge of Sale or Concealment of Leased Property After Time of Expiration of Lease.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on New London Turnpike in West Warwick. Rogowski was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks for processing and later turned over to the Warwick Police Department.
Rte. 95 stop, DUI arrest At 1:27 a.m., troopers arrested Nicole Moretti, 38, of 60 Bryant Road, Cranston, RI for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor/Drugs-First Offense (BAC Unknown) 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test -First Offense.
This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 95 in the City of Warwick. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released into the custody of a responsible adult.
Missed court, suspended license At 11:08 p.m., troopers arrested Stephen Mullen, 61, of 102 Hopkins Hill Road, Coventry, RI for 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Payment on the original charge of Driving With Suspended License, originating out of the Cranston Police Department and 2.) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Payment on the original charge of Driving With a Suspended License, originating out of the Barrington Police Department.
The arrest was a result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the City of Warwick. Mullen was transported to the Wickford Barracks, processed, and turned over to the Adult Correctional Institution – Men’s Intake.
Murder, conspiracy, felony assault On March 1, members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Duane Logan, 46, of 2081 Post Road, Room 216, Warwick, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Affidavit/Arrest Warrant issued by the Newport Police Department for Murder, Conspiracy and Felony Assault; and 2) Manuf/Sell/Possess with Intent to Manufacture Cocaine 1OZ-1KG.
Logan was taken into custody without incident and turned over to the Newport Police Department.
Larceny, conspiracy At 12 p.m. March 4, members from the Lincoln Woods Barracks arrested John Izzo, age 50, of 331 Main Ave., Warwick, RI for 1.) Larceny over $10,000, 2.) Conspiracy, 3.) Filing a False Police Report, and 4.) Obstruction of a Police Officer in Execution of Duty. The arrest was the result of a Barracks investigation.
Izzo was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, and released with a future court date.
Domestic assault At 1:26 a.m. March 4, troopers arrested Augustus Charos, 38, of 11 Lakewood St., Providence, RI on an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for Domestic Simple Assault originating out of the Providence Police Department.
The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Post Road in the City of Warwick. Charos was then turned over to the Providence Police Department.
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