Warren PD: Seven arrests and assisting a marine rescue

Posted 6/2/23

Warren Police made seven arrests in a busy week and assisted with a jet ski operator who had become imperiled after an incident off Warwick's Rocky Point between May 22-29, 2023.

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Warren PD: Seven arrests and assisting a marine rescue


Monday, May 22
A Libby Lane resident spoke to police regarding missing jewelry at 2:05 p.m.

A caller reported that two men had vandalized a fence along the bike path near Bradford Street at 2:31 p.m. Officers didn’t find the supposed men but observed the damage, and informed DEM.

A caller on Martin Street reported at 3:30 p.m. that a woman had damaged her home the prior night after an argument.

Tuesday, May 23
A caller on Vernon Street told police that his dog had killed a woodchuck around 8:06 a.m.

Police were asked to remove an intoxicated man from Summer Street at 9:08 a.m. but he was gone when an officer arrived.

Police received a report of syringes in the road near Market and Main Streets at 10:30 a.m. but didn’t find anything.

A dog bite was reported on Market Street at 11:11 a.m.

An e-bike accident on Child Street was reported at 3:52 p.m. involving a young girl. She reportedly had a facial injury but denied a trip to the hospital.

Jessica Manchester, 32, of 150 Hemlock St., Tiverton, RI, was arrested on Hugh Cole Road at 9:16 p.m. after a motor vehicle stop. She was charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. She was arraigned and released later that evening.

Police received a report involving a garbage bag on Market Street that contained discarded animal remains at 11:43 p.m.

Wednesday, May 24
Police advised a panhandler on Market Street at 10:25 a.m.

A past dog bite was reported on Main Street at 11:29 a.m.

A car hit a pole on Barton Avenue at 2:18 p.m. No one was injured.

A message was left for DPW after a resident reported a children’s slide on Market Street had wood chips on it and might need maintenance.

Thursday, May 25
A woman was served a no trespass order from a Market Street organization at 8:22 a.m. after she was reported for multiple issues throughout the past couple of days.

A fake bill was reported as an attempted incident of fraud on Market Street at 11:26 a.m.

A store manager on Market Street reported that a shed had been broken into with products damaged at 11:26 a.m.

Gina Andreozzi, 34, of 221 Market St., Apt. #2, of Warren, was arrested on Market Street at 5:19 p.m. following an altercation. She was charged with two counts of domestic violence (simple assault and/or battery, second offense, and disorderly conduct, first offense).

A stir on Water Street was reported at 10:03 p.m. Police learned that some male individuals were playing man hunt and accidentally set off their own car alarm. They were dispersed from the area.

Friday, May 26
A motorist reported striking a deer on Metacom Avenue at 12:20 a.m. He was not injured, and the officer reported the deer had run off into a nearby yard.

Jeanne Diaz Martinez, 40, of 741 Potters Ave., Apt. #1, of Providence, was arrested on Child Street after police received a report that an erratic vehicle had struck a car on Main Street around 12:29 p.m. and continued east onto Child Street while swerving. Martinez was charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), refusal to submit to a breathalyzer, and duty on collision with unattended vehicle. She was arraigned and released later that evening.

A Main Street resident reported someone had stolen their money while they were hospitalized, but officers found no such evidence at the address.

Justin Mendes, 18, of 17 Sunnyside Ave., Bristol, was arrested after their vehicle struck a pole on Serpentine Road at 7:10 p.m. He was charged with DUI of liquor (BAC .10 to .15, first offense). He was arraigned and released later that evening.

A car fire was reported on Serpentine Road at 7:41 in relation to the arrest noted above. The fire was extinguished.

Juveniles who were reportedly riding scooters on private property and ringing doorbells in the area of Everett Street were dispersed around 8:44 p.m., and their parents were spoken to.

Saturday, May 27
John Root, 45, of 627 Cranston St., Providence, was arrested after a motor vehicle stop on Metacom Avenue at 1:09 a.m. on two Superior Court warrants. He was transported into the custody of Warwick PD.

Ariel Montanez, 24, of 28 Rutland St., New Bedford, Mass., was arrested near Main and Liberty Streets at 1:11 a.m. and charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. They were arraigned and released later that morning.

Police assisted an infant who had become locked in a vehicle near Railroad Avenue and Joyce Street at 10:38 a.m.

Sunday, May 28
A man who was reportedly loitering on a bench outside a business on Main Street throughout the day and begging for various items was spoken to and advised of the complaint at 9:35 p.m.

Warren authorities assisted in a marine rescue that began off Rocky Point in Warwick involving a jet skier. Warren authorities helped locate the woman at Chomp on Water Street, and found the jet ski near Blount Clam Shack. The woman refused medical treatment.

Monday, May 29
Estarlen Javier Marte Aquino, 30, of 162 Eastwood Ave., Providence, was arrested on Metacom Avenue at 2:48 a.m. and charged with DUI of liquor (BAC .10 to .15, first offense). He was arraigned and released later that morning.

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