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At 1:00 PM, Troopers arrested Amir Medina, age: 21 of 52 Kossuth Avenue, Apt. 3, Pawtucket, RI for 1) Leaving the scene of an accident of an attended vehicle and 2) Reckless driving. Arrest was the result of an investigation of two hit and run accidents (Johnston) and a third single vehicle accident (Smithfield) involving Medina. Medina responded to State Police Headquarters for an interview and was subsequently arrested. Subject was processed and released with a 3rd District Court summons to appear on April 23, 2013.
At 8:45 PM, Troopers arrested Henry Fellela, age: 55 of 3 Diaz Street, Johnston, RI on a Fugitive From Justice Warrant out of the Concord Massachusetts Police Department on the original charge of Fraud - Illegal Use of Credit Cards. Arrest was the result of receiving information that there was a FFJ warrant in NCIC for the subject. He was arrested in the City of Cranston and transported to State Police Headquarters. Fellela was processed then arraigned by Bail Commissioner Connors and turned over to the Adult Corrections Institution Intake Center pending a Fugitive from Justice and Waiver of extradition hearing at 3rd District Court in the morning.