At 11:00 AM, troopers arrested Josue Santiago, age 44, of 100 Montauk Avenue, New London Connecticut for Possession of Marijuana – More Than One (1) Ounce. Arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the Town of Exeter. Mr. Santiago was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks where he was processed, then arraigned by a Justice of the Peace then released.
At 12:26 PM, troopers arrested Billy Kienle, age 59, of 73 Niantic Trail, West Greenwich, Rhode Island for 1.) Obstructing an Officer in the Execution of Duty and 2.) Resisting Legal or Illegal Arrest. Arrest was the result of troopers assisting the West Greenwich Police Department with a mental health evaluation. Mr. Kienle was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks where he was processed, then arraigned by a Justice of the Peace then released.
MEDIA CONTACT: Lieutenant Ken Jones. Weekend Officer In Charge 401-585-4150