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Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008

At 10:15 PM, Troopers arrested Alvin Chang, age 38, of 347 Grove Street, Woonsocket, Rhode Island for: a Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Domestic Simple Assault, originating out of the Woonsocket Police Department. The arrest was the result of Troopers responding to a disabled motor vehicle on the ramp from Hartford Avenue to Route 295. Chang was transported to Headquarters, where he was processed and later arraigned by a Justice of the Peace.

At 2:54 AM, Troopers arrested Joshua Ortiz, age 26, of 43 Devonshire Street, Providence, Rhode Island for: an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant out of the Providence Police Department on the original charge of Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Vandalism. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Waldo Street, in the City of Providence. Ortiz was transported to State Police Headquarters, and later turned over to the Providence Police Department.

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  • Release date: 11-23-2017

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