Tiverton police: DUI driver had nearly twice legal limit

Posted 11/3/22

Monday, Oct. 24

John I. Fortes, 33, of 70 Cove Rd., New Bedford, was charged with obstructing an officer in the execution of duty, and driving with a suspended, revoked or canceled license (second …

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Tiverton police: DUI driver had nearly twice legal limit

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Monday, Oct. 24

John I. Fortes, 33, of 70 Cove Rd., New Bedford, was charged with obstructing an officer in the execution of duty, and driving with a suspended, revoked or canceled license (second offense) after police pulled him over on Canning Boulevard at 7:00 p.m. A passenger, Heather A. Docanto,  29, of 242 Purchase St., Apt. 2, New Bedford, was also charged with obstructing an officer in the execution of duty.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

A caller from Earle Lane reported suspicious activity at 6:33 a.m.

A walk-in from Paul James Drive reported fraud at 2:22 p.m.

A caller from Louise Drive reported a hit-and-run accident at 7:00 p.m. No injuries were reported.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Pauline M. King, 52, of 447 Stafford Road, Apt. D1, was charged with DUI of liquor- .15 or greater (first offense) after police pulled her over on Stafford Road at 1:02 a.m.

A Providence man was ejected from Tiverton Casino Hotel on Tiverton Casino Boulevard at 5:22 a.m.

A 911 caller from the CVS Pharmacy on Main Road reported a disturbance at 2:49 p.m.

A caller from Main Road reported harassment/threats at 5:06 p.m.

A walk-in from Bowen Avenue asked for police to keep the peace at 5:53 p.m.

Aldwyn T. Braithwaite, 31, of 12 Francis Dr., Apt #420, Randolph, was charged with possession of a schedule I to V controlled substance (first offense) and driving with a suspended/revoked/canceled license (first offense) after police pulled him over on Tiverton Casino Boulevard at 10:14 a.m. The car’s owner, who was a passenger at the time, Tyrone Goforth, 59, of 380 Center St., Apt. 3, Brockton, was also charged with possession of a schedule I to V controlled substance- 10 grams or less. 

Thursday, Oct. 27

A caller from Merritt Avenue reported property damage at 8:23 a.m.

Saleeta N. Cross, 33, of 38 Ludlow Rd., Middletown, was charged with an affidavit and arrest warrant from another department, in addition to driving with a suspended/revoked/canceled license (first offense) after police pulled over her vehicle at the Dollar General on Main Road at 11:28 a.m.

A walk-in from Tower Hill Road reported harassment/threats at 12:49 p.m.

The same party returned at 4:47 p.m. to report additional harassment/threats. 

A caller from Stateline Tobacco on Stafford Road reported suspicious activity at 1:04 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 28

A 911 caller from Route 24 northbound reported a motor vehicle accident at 3:47 a.m. No injuries were reported.

A 911 caller from Tiverton Liquors on Main Road reported a larceny at 1:03 p.m.

A 911 caller from Main Road reported a motor vehicle accident at 4:26 p.m. At least one person involved was injured. 

A 911 caller traveling northbound on Route 24 reported a road rage incident at 4:50 p.m.

A 911 caller from Main Road reported an erratic driver at 5:51 p.m.

A walk-in from Main Road reported a hit-and-run accident at 6:23 p.m. No injuries were reported.

A 911 caller from Ash Avenue reported a disturbance at 7:23 p.m. At least one person was transported to the hospital. 

Celino Deandrade, 42, of 586 Alden St., Fall River, was charged with DUI of liquor- BAC unknown (first offense) and driving with an expired license/without a license (first offense) after police responded to a 911 call to check the condition of a driver on Kitchener Street at 9:42 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 29

A walk-in from East Road reported a suspicious person at 11:43 a.m.

A 911 caller from Main Road reported a hit-and-run accident at 11:59 a.m. No injuries were reported.

A walk-in from Hurst Lane reported a larceny at 12:49 a.m.

A caller from Francis Lane reported a larceny at 5:37 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 30

Bridget A. Henriques, 35, of 60 Ash Ave., was charged with DUI of liquor— BAC unknown (first offense) after police pulled over her vehicle south of Exit 1A on Route 24 North at 12:10 a.m.

A caller from Stafford Road reported burglary/breaking-and-entering at 12:10 p.m.

A walk-in from Fish Road reported an assault at 2:30 p.m.

A 911 caller from Main Road reported an assault at 4:20 p.m.

Lisa Morais, 42, of 93 New Bedford Rd., Rochester, Mass., was charged with DUI of liquor— BAC unknown (2nd offense) and refusal to submit to a chemical test (2nd offense) after police pulled her over on Route 24 South at 7:52 p.m.

Richard Eugene Mendonsa, 47, homeless, of Portsmouth, was charged with DUI of liquor—BAC unknown (2nd offense) and refusal to submit to a chemical test (2nd offense) after a 911 caller from Bulgarmarsh Road reported an intoxicated person at 8:44 p.m. 

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