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Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, "A" Division Commander 401-444-1012

At 8:27 PM, Troopers arrested Nathaniel Robinson, age 44, of 39 Elma Street, Providence, RI on Affidavit and Arrest warrants for 1.) Possession of Controlled Substance Schedule I-V and 2.) Conveyance of Unauthorized Articles to and From Institution. The arrest was the result of the Providence Police having Robinson in their custody. The arrest stemmed from an investigation by members of the State Police ACI Unit. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters where he was processed, presented as a Probation Violator, and turned over to the ACI Men's Intake.

At 10:29 PM, Troopers arrested Melvin Gonzalez, age 50, of 16 Worcestor Street Boston, MA for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor or Drugs/1st Offense-B.A.C. Unknown and 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of multiple E-911 calls for an erratic operator on Route 295 and a subsequent motor vehicle stop on Route 295 in the Town of Johnston. Subject was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, and released to a responsible adult.

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  • Release date: 09-08-2019

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