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Lincoln Woods Barracks

At 12 :00 PM, Troopers arrested Sonner Tapia, age 31, of 34 Monticello Street, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Disorderly Conduct, and 2.) Simple Assault. The arrest was the result of Troopers responding to Sixth Division District Court for reports of a disturbance. The subject was arraigned at Sixth District Court where he was presented as a probation violator.

At 6 :45 PM, Troopers arrested Anthony McMahon, age 30 of 58 Follett Street, East Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Leaving the Scene of an Accident and 2.) Obstructing Officer in Execution of Duty. The arrest was the result of a hit and run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Route 195 in the City of East Providence. The subject was transported to Lincoln Woods Barracks where he was processed and arraigned by the Justice of the Peace.

At 1:21 AM, Trooper arrested Calvin Tavarez, age 27, of 84 Ardoene Street, Providence, Rhode Island, on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant for failure to appear for pretrial conference on the charge of Driving with Expired License originating out of the Providence Police Department. This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 146 in the Town of Lincoln. Tavarez was processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, and released.

Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5604 or

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  • Release date: 04-27-2022

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