Officer Alfred Silveira arrested a Woonsocket man wanted on a warrant for a DUI charge after stopping him on West Shore Road June 14 at 1:13 a.m. for failing to turn on his car’s headlights, getting a single handcuff on him before he attempted to run, requiring the aid of another officer to subdue him.
A West Warwick man wanted on an arrest warrant ran from a WPD officer questioning him June 3 at 6:08 p.m. outside Motel 6 on Jefferson Boulevard, throwing away 2.7 grams of crack cocaine and an orange soda as he fled, but the policeman tackled and arrested him, charging him with resisting arrest and illegal drug possession.
An Attleboro man pulled over on suspicion of involvement in a hit-and-run crash Feb. 19 at 5:22 p.m. spun in a circle with his hands in the air, stating he had not been in an ‘accident’ shortly before fighting officers trying to apprehend him.
Warwick Police responded to a 911 hangup call from Trafalga East Apartments April 30 at 1:57 a.m. made by a woman who said a man in her back yard was trying to burn a tree, ultimately arresting the man for arson, assault and resisting arrest.
Gregory Santos, 46, of 142 Vera St., Warwick, could’ve unlocked his car, stepped out and performed some field sobriety tests when an officer stopped him for speeding and suspicion of DUI March 20 on Warwick Avenue.