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Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014

At 10:57 AM, Troopers arrested Jose Rodriguez-Baez, age 36, of 390 Potter Avenue, Providence, RI for: 1) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for a Technical Violation on the original charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance - Schedule I-V, originating out of the Providence Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Hartford Avenue, in the City of Providence. Baez-Rodriguez was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and later turned over to the Providence Superior Court.

At 3:17 PM, Troopers arrested Jolan Smith, age 26, of 722 Atwells Avenue, Apartment 3, Providence, RI for: 1) Kent County Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Restitution Review on the original charge of Larceny of a Firearm, originating out of the Warwick Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Atwells Avenue, in the City of Providence. Smith was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and later turned over to the Adult Correctional Institute -Men's Intake.

At 11:30 PM, Troopers arrested Ronald Forget, age 42, LKA of 256 Park Avenue APT 1, Woonsocket, RI for: Affidavit Arrest Warrant for 1) Fraudulently Obtaining Public Assistance Over $500.00 2) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Over $1500.00 3) Perjury, originating out of the State Police Financial Crimes Unit. The arrest was the result of an investigation by FCU Detectives. Forget was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and held overnight pending a morning arraignment.

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  • Department or agency: Rhode Island State Police
  • Online: http://risp.ri.gov
  • Release date: 01-31-2019

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