Media Contact: Lieutenant Kelsey Marshall 444-1000
At 11:45AM Troopers arrested Steven Lugo, age 22, of 337 Point Street, Apartment I, Providence, Rhode Island for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle. Arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Cranston Street in the City of Cranston. Subject was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks and processed. Lugo was arraigned by JP Rogers and released on cash bail.
At 7:50 PM, Troopers arrested Julia E. Pierno, age 56, of 74 Gaudet Street, North Providence, RI for 1.) Embezzlement over $1000 and 2.) Forgery. Arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation involving fraudulently drafted checks. Pierno voluntarily responded to the Lincoln Barracks where she provided a formal statement and was subsequently charged. Pierno was arraigned in front of JP Rodgers and released on personal recognizance.
At 8:45 PM Troopers arrested Alan Jiminez, age 22, of 726 Admiral St, Providence, RI, for 1.) Violation of a No Contact Order, and 2.) 6th District Court Bench Warrant for FTA fir Arraignment on an original charge of operating on a suspended license, originating out of Providence PD. Arrest the result of a motor vehicle stop in Lincoln Woods State Park. Subject was transported to the Lincoln Barracks where he was processed, arraigned in front of JP Lynch, and later transported to the ACI Intake Center.
At 7:00 AM Troopers arrested Thomas Downing, age 48 of 64 Thelma Avenue North Providence on an affidavit and arrest warrant from Smithfield PD for Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses. Result of a motor vehicle stop on route 95 South in the City of Warwick. Downing was transported to The Lincoln Woods Barracks where he was processed then turned over to the Smithfield Police Department.