WARWICK, RI — Two West Shore Road burglars charged with breaking into to Bader Market and attempting a break-in at Warwick Liquors Nov. 19 will answer the charges in Third District Court in February and March 2024 dates, respectively.
According to Warwick Police, officers were alerted to the crimes Sunday, Nov. 19 at about 7:36 p.m. by an alarm at Warwick Liquors, 445 West Shore Road. While officers were responding to that alarm, another alarm sounded at Bader Market, 425 West Shore Road.
Officers found Warwick Liquors’ front glass door had been damaged in an apparently unsuccessful attempt to gain entry. The burglars had gotten into Bader Market by breaking its front glass door, however, according to police. They had taken a variety of RI State Lottery scratch tickets, then fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.
WPD detectives assigned to investigate the break-in determined Melissa Bedford, 43, of Providence was one of the suspects, and Warwick Police arrested her. On Nov. 21, Warwick Police charged her with breaking and entering, attempted breaking and entering, and conspiracy. She was arraigned and released on $10,000 personal recognizance.
On Dec. 11, an arrest warrant was also drawn for Jose Capeles, 52, of Providence, RI. Providence Police arrested Capeles that day on the outstanding warrant. Warwick Police charged Capeles with breaking and entering, attempted breaking and entering, and conspiracy. He was arraigned and released on $20,000 with surety.
Bedford was scheduled for a court screening on the charges in Third District Court for Feb. 26, 2024. Capeles was scheduled for a court screening on his charges on March 25, 2024.
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