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WPD: Warrant Arrest Follows Apponaug Crash

The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.

WARWICK, RI — On Oct. 6 at 5:51 p.m., Officer Ryan Shibley was called to the Apponaug Little League field where two drivers had parked after a crash, and arrested one for an outstanding warrant.

Shibley reported the crash occurred at the roundabout near Dunkin Donuts, and that the drivers, one of a white 2013 Kia Optima and the other of a silver 2020 Jeep Sport.

Upon taking each driver’s information, Shibley learned that one, Justin P. Morris, 26, of 102 Graystone St., Warwick, RI, had an outstanding warrant from Third District Court for failing to appear for a technical violation hearing, according to the report.

Shibley called another officer, who placed Morris in custody and transported him to Warwick Police Headquarters, 99 Veterans Memorial Drive, Warwick. He also called Ronnie’s Towing, which took Morris’s Jeep to Budget Rental, from which Morris had rented it, Shibley reported.

The warrant stated Morris should be held without bail, so Shibley and Offficer Frank Montonaro transported him to the ACI at 8:45 p.m.

Rob Borkowski
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Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.