Warwick, Providence Men Detained on Drug, Conspiracy Charges in FBI, CPD Case
PROVIDENCE, RI — The FBI and Cranston Police Department cooperated in the arrest of two men, one from Providence and another from Warwick, on July 26 following electronic surveillance of six […]
President Signs Whitehouse Bill Aiding Efforts to Curb National Opioid Abuse Epidemic
On Friday President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authored by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) to give those on the front lines of the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic in America better tools to combat it.
Traffic Stop on Post Road Yields Women’s Arrest For Heroin Possession, Seven Cats
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.
RI Trooper Log: Erratic Driver Call Leads to Heroin Arrest
RI State Police made two arrests in and involving Warwick this week; one after a traffic stop turned up a Providence man wanted for violating a protective order, and the other after troopers responded to a report of an erratic driver in Hopkinton, discovering him in possession of heroin.
General Assembly Passes Good Samaritan Overdose Act
The House has approved the Senate version of the Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act (2016-S 2002), introduced by Sen. Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick), exempting anyone administering an opioid antagonist to prevent a drug overdose from liability.
McCaffrey: Saving Overdose Victims Comes First as Senate OKs ‘Good Samaritan’ Act
The Senate approved a bill reinstating the Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act (2016-S 2002) today, introduced by Sen. Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick).
RI Trooper Log: Traffic Stops Yield Heroin, DUI Arrests
Traffic stops conducted this week by RI State Police accounted for a number of Warwick-related arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs (DUI), and for possession of heroin, starting with the end of a long holiday weekend.
Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking in Warwick, Conspiracy to Traffic Heroin
Warwick, RI —Damien Beverly, 29, of Providence pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to charges that he trafficked two women from Boston to Warwick for sex, and conspired to traffic […]
Driver Slumped At Wheel on Pocono Drive Arrested for Cocaine, Heroin
Warwick, RI— Officers Sokphannareth Chea and Adam Arico were called to 46 Pocono Drive where a resident had reported a driver slumped over the wheel of a gray Impala Oct. […]
West Warwick Man Arrested, Charged for Heroin Dealing at Motel 6
Officer Jacob Elderkin found a West Warwick man with an outstanding warrant and a gram of heroin during a patrol around the Motel 6 building on Jefferson Boulevard Oct. 31, and arrested him.
Cranston Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin, Crack Trafficking in Warwick, Cranston
A Cranston man arrested in June pled guilty in U.S. District Court today to trafficking heroin and crack cocaine in Warwick and Cranston.
Erratic Driver Report Leads to Heroin Arrest for Passenger
Officer Scott Chanthaphouvong was called to the area of 153 Bald Hill Road Sept. 9 at 10:15 p.m. for a report of a red 2004 Toyota Camry driving all over the road, ultimately arresting the passenger for heroin possession.