At 3 :00 PM, Troopers arrested David Velazquez, age 25, of 27 Higgins Street, Providence, RI for a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-Trial Conference on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License, originating out of the Warwick Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Delaine Street in the City of Providence. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters for processing and later turned over to the Adult Correctional Institution – Men's Intake Center.
At 12 :04 AM, Troopers arrested Jermaine Brewster, age 39 of 7 Roy Avenue, Middletown, RI for an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for 1) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses over $1500 2) Access to a Computer for Fraudulent Purpose, originating out of State Police – Headquarters. The arrest was the result of a barracks investigation conducted by the Rhode Island State Police – Auto Theft / Insurance Fraud Unit and Tiverton Police Department contacting the barracks, advising they had Brewster in their custody. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters for processing and held overnight pending morning arraignment at Third Division District Court.
Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5604 or firstname.lastname@example.org