Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014
At 9:00 AM, Troopers arrested Rudy A. Batista, age 58, of 232 Althea Street Providence, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs, originating out of the Providence Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 6, in the Town of Johnston. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and later transported to Sixth District Court.
At 11:30 PM, Troopers arrested Earl Massey, age 33, of 164 Weeden Drive, Warwick, RI for: 1) Rhode Island State Police Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Violation of Court Order (Violation of Community Supervision). The arrest was the result of an investigation done by the State Police Financial Crimes Unit. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and held overnight pending a morning arraignment.