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At 9:30 AM, Troopers arrested Maria Diaz, age 51, of 788 Atwells Avenue Apt. #3, Providence RI, for a Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for a Pre-Arraignment Conference on the initial charge of Forgery and Counterfeiting which originated with the Providence Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Atwells Avenue in the City of Providence. Diaz was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and transported to the ACI Woman's Intake.

At 12:15 PM, Troopers arrested Lewis Martinez, age 29, of 60 North William Street, Apt. #2, Johnston, Rhode Island for 1.) Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule I-V (Cocaine), 2.) Obstructing a Police Officer in Execution of Duties, 3.) Driving with a Suspended License 3rd/Subsequent Offense, 4.) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant on the charges of 1.) Domestic Simple Assault, 2.) Domestic Failure to Relinquish Telephone, and 3.) Domestic Disorderly. The Domestic Violence charges originated from the Johnston Police Department. 5.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the charge of Driving with a Suspended License from the State Police Hope Valley Barracks. This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Valley Street in the City of Providence. Martinez was transported to State Police Headquarters where he was processed and arraigned by a Justice of the Peace. He was turned over to the Adult Correctional Institution pending a Monday morning arraignment at Sixth District Court where he will be presented as a Probation Violator.

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  • Department or agency: Rhode Island State Police
  • Online: http://risp.ri.gov
  • Release date: 01-12-2020

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