MEDIA CONTACT: Major Dennis B. Fleming, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005)
On January 12, 2018, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Derek Bassett, age 27, of 9 Courtland Avenue, Narragansett, Rhode Island, on a Violation of Parole Warrant for an original charge of Operating without Consent. Mr. Bassett was processed at the Wickford Barracks and turned over to ACI officials.
On January 12, 2018, members of the Major Crimes Unit arrested Victor J. Duran, age 51, of 136 Linwood Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, for one (1) felony count of Obtaining Money by False Pretenses. Mr. Duran was processed at Headquarters and transported to Third Division District Court for arraignment.
On January 12, 2018, members of the Major Crimes Unit charged inmate Donald Kirwin, age 43, having a last known address of 2 Petansett Court, Warwick, Rhode Island, as a Fugitive from Justice from the State of Connecticut. Mr. Kirwin was arraigned in Third Division District Court, where he waived extradition proceedings.
On January 12, 2018, members of the Financial Crimes Unit arrested James R. Fournier, age 23, of 81 Spring Street, Lincoln, Rhode Island, on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant for the following: 1) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses—Over $1500; and 2) Forgery and Counterfeiting in General. Mr. Fournier was processed at Headquarters, arraigned by Justice of the Peace and released on $10,000.00 personal recognizance.