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Rhode Island State Police Make Seventy Arrests Over the Memorial Day Weekend, Including Ten Subjects for Driving While Intoxicated

Media Contact: Lieutenant William Jamieson Acting District "B" Commander (401) 444-1011

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that as a result of our efforts to continue to make our highways safer, members of the Rhode Island State Police arrested ten (10) subjects for Driving While Intoxicated over the Memorial Day Weekend. In addition to the DWI arrests, they made sixty (60) other arrests on miscellaneous charges during the period from Friday, May 23, 2014 through Monday, May 26, 2014.

The following is a list of subjects, who were arrested for Driving While Intoxicated:

Kathleen Cartegena, age 23, of 145 Earle Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC .213/.208)
Duty to Stop at Accident-Damage to Attended Vehicle

Raymond J. Delorme, age 32, of 49 School Street, Lincoln, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence(BAC Unknown)
Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test

Rebekah Antaya, age 42 of 345 Post Road-Apt 1, Warwick, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC .235/.216)

Austin Cook, age 28, of 27 First Avenue-Apt 3, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence(BAC Unknown)
Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test

Fausto Cruz, age 45, of 56 Atlantic Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC .090/.096)

Antonio Martinez, age 37, of 186 Old Turnpike Road, Southington, Connecticut
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs(BAC .184/.190)

Dane Auger, age 28, of 103 Cedar Street, Rehobeth, Massachusetts
Driving Under the Influence (BAC Unknown)
Driving to Endanger Resulting in Physical Injury

Amanda McPherson, age 28, of 406 Warner Brook Drive-Apt 10604, Warwick, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence (BAC Unknown)
Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test

Robert Curren, age 24, of 55 Glenrock Road, Exeter, Rhode Island Driving Under the Influence(BAC Unknown) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test

William Mayer, age 36 of 6 Cathy Circle, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Driving Under the Influence of Liquor/Drugs(BAC .158/.152)
Weapons other than Firearm Prohibited (Knife)
Destruction of State Property
Disorderly Conduct
Threats to Public Officials

Troopers also issued seven hundred sixty-three (763) citations, including two hundred twenty-eight (228) Seat Belt/Child Restraint violations and seventeen (17) Conditions Requiring Reduced Speed/Move Over violations. They also handled thirty-one (31) accidents, with four (4) of them involving intoxicated operators. One (1) of the intoxicated operators, Dane Auger, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

The Rhode Island State Police will continue to aggressively enforce the motor vehicle laws with increased emphasis on speeding, driving while impaired, aggressive driving, texting violations, seat belt and child restraint violations. We believe that by continuing these enforcement efforts, it makes the highways safer for all travelers.

Motorists are reminded that they can immediately report dangerous drivers or hazardous roadway conditions to the police by dialing 911 or *77 on your cell phone.

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Department or agency: Rhode Island State Police

Online: http://www.risp.ri.gov

Release date: 05-27-2014

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