Six Warwick men were among 20 indicted Monday on various counts of conspiracy to commit organized criminal gambling and marijuana possession following their arrests in April during an investigation RI Attorney General Peter Kilmartin’s office dubbed “Operation Free Roll.”
A motorist called Warwick Police Aug. 26 at 12:21 p.m. about an erratic driver she’d begun following on West Shore Road as it weaved and hit curbs, then nearly struck a construction worker pulling in to People’s Liquor Store at 1350 Greenwich Ave., leading to his arrest on a DUI charge.
A Pawtucket man faces DUI and hit and run charges after an off-duty officer spotted him drive his silver 2009 Nissan Altima into another car on West Shore Road then speed away toward Apponaug May 18 at 11:44 p.m.
A Woonsocket man using a fake temporary drivers license to purchase $4,800 in bedroom items from Bob’s Discount Furniture at 1500 Bald Hill Road was arrested May 20 at 2:37 p.m. after raising the suspicion of an employee who didn’t think the thief appeared Spanish, as the name on the ID indicated.
Warwick Police arrested the driver of a 2000 Ford pickup after he swerved and sped north down Warwick Avenue May 8 at 1:43 a.m., told police he’d had ‘maybe six’ beers, then failed a series of sobriety tests.
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Officer John Curley stepped into restricted lot behind Warwick Police Headquarters Jan. 30 at 10:14 p.m. to find an inebriated Warwick man behind the wheel of a 2009 White Kia Spectra who, in the confusion of a blood alcohol level of .386 — nearly five times the legal limit — had driven himself into police custody.
James Adams, 34, of Warwick, was sentenced to life in prison today in Superior Court for the July 2012 murder of Mary Grier, as well as 100 years for felony assault, robbery and possession of a firearm as a violent convict.
Sgt. Scott Robillard was working a traffic detail at the Main Avenue and Industrial Drive work zone when he saw a white Jeep Cherokee approaching at high speed, and turned on his sire to warn the motorist away, to no avail.