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On June 5, 2024, members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Lazarous Berrios, age 19, of 282 Massachusetts Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, on an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant for 1st Degree Rape out of the Pawtucket Police Department. Mr. Berrios was transported directly to the Pawtucket Police Department for arraignment.

On June 5, 2024, members of the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Scott Lindsey, age 47, of 23 Chadler Street, North Providence, Rhode Island, on the following: 1) Affidavit and Arrest warrant for Felony Domestic Strangulation; 2) Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for Domestic Violence Violation of No Contact Order; 3) Sixth District Court Warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender; 3) Breaking and Entering out of Providence Police Department; and 4) Fourth District Bench Warrant for Aggravated Assault out of the West Greenwich Police Department. Mr. Lindsey was transported directly to the Providence Police Department for his arraignment.

On June 6, 2024, members of the Auto Theft and Intelligence Units and the Lincoln Barracks arrested Carlos Moreira Vargas, age 32, of 83 Nye Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Obtaining Property by False Pretenses (3 counts); 2) Computer Access (3 counts); 3) Forgery and Counterfeiting (3 counts); and 4) False Statement to Obtain a License or Registration (3 counts). Mr. Moreira Vargas was processed at the Lincoln Barracks, arraigned in Third District Court and presented as a Superior Court probation violator.

Media Contact: 401-764-5604 Major Kenneth M. Moriarty, Detective Commander

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  • Department or agency: Rhode Island State Police
  • Online: http://risp.ri.gov
  • Release date: 06-10-2024

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