MEDIA CONTACT: Captain Benjamin Barney, Assistant Detective Commander (#401-444-1012)
On August 15, 2013, a member of the Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Robert Rosario, age 39, of 30 Hawthorne Street, 2nd floor, Providence, RI, for the following: 1) Gaming Crime (Cheating), Placing/Attempting to Increase a Wager with Knowledge of Outcome; 2) Obstruction of Police Officer in Execution of Duty; 3) Identity Fraud; 4) False Statement to Fraudently Obtain a License; and 5) Immigration/HSI Warrant. Mr. Rosario was processed and arraigned at the Lincoln Barracks. He was subsequently transported to Third District Court for arraignment, where bail was set at $5000 Personal Recognizance. Mr. Rosario was held as the result of an active HSI Immigration Warrant.
On August 15, 2013, members of the HIDTA Unit arrested Brandy Silva, age 31, of 165 Ruther Glen Avenue, Providence, RI, for the following: 1) Possession of Marijuana in Excess of 5 Kilos; and 2) Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver. Ms. Silva was transported to the Lincoln Barracks and processed. She was subsequently transported to Third District Court, where she appeared before the Honorable Judge Terrance Houlihan and was ordered held without bail on the pending charges.
On August 15, 2013, members of the HIDTA Unit arrested Tiffany Young, age 33, of 33 Park Holm Avenue, Newport, RI, on a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on a Suspended License. Ms. Young was transported to the Lincoln Barracks and processed; she was subsequently transported to Third District Court.