Warwick Police arrested a Coventry man on Airport Road Aug. 10 on a handful of drug possession charges after finding crack, cocaine, adderall and heroin on him, alerted by a caller warning of a man stumbling into the street at 7:28 p.m.
Warwick Officer Aaron Steere was traveling east on Rte. 37 near Post Road when he spotted a maroon 1999 Plymouth Minivan with expired inspection stickers and, he soon learned, plates registered to another car, so he stopped it and found the two women inside in possession of dozens of hypodermic needles, heroin, and seven cats in poor health.
David LaPlante, 48, the former Director of Warwick Schools Buildings and Grounds fired by the School Committee Dec. 8, for “purchasing irregularities” has been charged with five felony counts of Wrongful Conversion by Municipal Employee after misappropriating more than $70,000 worth of equipment, Warwick Police report.
Members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested James Bohan, 26, of 185 Stafford Road, Tiverton June 24, on three charges including a Washington County Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Violation Hearing on an original charge of Felony Assault with Device Similar to Firearm by the South Kingstown Police Department and leaving the scene of an accident from the Warwick Police Department.