Friday, Jan. 4
Aaron Robert Williams-Reis, 34, of 132 Courtney Ave., Pawtucket, was arrested on charges of reckless driving, driving on a revocated/suspended license and a bench warrant from Sixth District Court after police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Bishop and Ferris Avenues at approximately 8:30 a.m. According to a patrolman, the Jeep Mr. Williams-Reis was driving had mismatched registration stickers on its front and rear plates. The officer followed the vehicle for further inspection when the car began to accelerate. Now in full pursuit, the officer followed the Jeep around a bend in the road. The Jeep began sliding on the snowy road and eventually struck a telephone pole. Mr. Williams-Reis initially began to flee, but was apprehended by the officer. He was eventually taken into custody at that time without any further incident. The vehicle was impounded with heavy front end damage. Both plates were seized and placed in a bin at the police station. Mr. Williams-Reis was processed, issued a District Court summons for reckless driving and a summons for operating an unregistered motor vehicle and without proof of insurance.
A 16-year-old city resident resident was arrested on charges of marijuana possession and possession of a beverage by an underage person after police responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of East Providence High School, 2000 Pawtucket Ave., at approximately 11 p.m. A custodian reported to police a vehicle was parked in the lot and had two occupants who were repeatedly going into the trunk of the vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found the suspect to have a pack of tobacco cigarettes with a marijuana cigarette inside as well as an open bottle of beer. The other suspect was removed from the area. The 16-year-old suspect was taken into custody. The alleged marijuana cigarette tested positive.
Monday, Jan. 7
Alan J. Cuthill, 26, of 22 Breezy Knoll Road, Smithfield, was arrested on three outstanding warrants and false representation to obtain a controlled substance after police responded to a call of a suspicious person at 205 Waterman Ave. at approximately noon. Mr. Cuthill was arrested on three active warrants, two from the EPPD and one from the North Providence Police Department as well as an active bench warrant from Super Court. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. He was processed and later transported to Sixth District Court.
Christopher George Arnold, 57, of 833 Broadway, was arrested on charges of simple assault and battery after police responded to a disturbance call from the Harris Health Center located at the same address at approximately 4:30 p.m. Upon arrival to the scene, a witness alerted police of an alleged assault to a 74-year-old woman by a male. The victim told officers Mr. Arnold had repeatedly made advances towards her in the part and after doing so again kicked her in the leg when she objected. The victim gave a written statement. She did not need further medical attention. Mr. Arnold was arrested and issued a summons to appear in District Court on Jan. 16 to face charges. He was also transported to Rhode Island Hospital for further medical and mental evaluation.