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Portsmouth Police charge 2 men with using fake IDs to buy liquor

Posted 10/13/20

PORTSMOUTH — Two 19-year-old men were charged on Saturday, Oct. 10, with using fake IDs to purchase alcohol at two local liquor stores.

The two separate arrests were made while …

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Portsmouth Police charge 2 men with using fake IDs to buy liquor

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PORTSMOUTH — Two 19-year-old men were charged on Saturday, Oct. 10, with using fake IDs to purchase alcohol at two local liquor stores.

The two separate arrests were made while authorities were conducting liquor store compliance checks in town, according to police.

Benjamin Tapley, of 70 White Oak Lane, Wolcott, Conn., was arrested at about 7:40 p.m. after allegedly using a fake ID to buy alcohol at Allen’s Wine & Spirits, 3001 East Main Road.

Roughly an hour later, Chase Dyar, of 32 Candlewood Drive, Mantua, N.J., allegedly used a fake ID to buy liquor at Ferreira’s Package Store, 1965 East Main Road.

Both men were charged with underage possession of alcohol, and unlawful drinking and misrepresentation by an underage person (first offense). 

Here are some other recent highlights from the Portsmouth Police report:

Tuesday, Oct. 6

Aphrodite B. Cottrell, 62, of 355 Bristol Ferry Road, was charged with driving a vehicle without the owner’s consent, and obstructing an officer in execution of duty. Police made the arrest after responding to the Portsmouth Senior Center around 10:15 a.m. for a report of a stolen vehicle.

Wednesday, Oct. 7

Ryan P. Moriarty, 33, of 122 Cliff Ave., was charged with domestic assault and resisting arrest after police responded to his home around 9:15 p.m. to serve an arrest warrant, according to police.

Thursday, Oct. 8

Paul C. Dulchinos, 56, of 432 Park Ave., was charged with violating a town ordinance at his home around 5:20 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9

Thalia Rivera, 25, of 90 Girard Ave., Apt. 115, Newport, was arrested on two 2nd District Court bench warrants, and charged with driving without an active license (third offense) after being pulled over for a traffic violation on West Main Road at Turkey Hill shortly before 5 p.m.

Leoni D. Fortez Taylor, 25, of 723 Manton Ave., Providence, was charged with driving without an active license (first offense) after being pulled over for a traffic violation on East Main Road at Foodworks restaurant around 9:15 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 10

April S. Longtime, 38, of 7 Maplewood Drive, East Greenwich, was charged with possession of a controlled substance after being pulled over for a traffic violation at a weigh station on Route 24 South around 6:25 p.m. The Middletown Police Department K9 Unit assisted in the arrest, police said. 

Sunday, Oct. 11

Kerry L. Robinson, 30, of 355 Douglas Ave., Providence, was charged with driving without an active license (third and subsequent offense) after police pulled her vehicle over for a traffic violation on West Main Road at Mailcoach Road around 12:30 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 12

Almir H. Sales, 37, of 151 Pitman St., Apt. 1, Fall River, was charged with reckless driving/drag racing/eluding police (first offense) after being arrested on a warrant by Middletown Police at about 9:30 a.m.

Thomas J. Perry, Jr., 48, of 060 Chippaquasett Road, Prudence Island, was arrested after police responded to his home around 5:35 p.m. to investigate a report of an argument between a man and a woman. After they arrived, police confirmed there was a no-contact order between Mr. Perry and the woman, a 47-year-old from Prudence Island. Mr. Perry was charged with simple assault, domestic disorderly conduct, violating a no-contact order, and obstructing an officer in execution of duty.

Kristin L. Walker, 38, of 54 Anson Drive, was charged with domestic assault after police responded to her home to investigate a report of a physical altercation. Police said the victim was a 31-year-old woman from Portsmouth.

Timothy C. Groves, 47, of 113 Twin Brook Lane, Bellingham, Mass., was charged with simple assault after police responded to Founder's Brook Motel & Suites, 314 Boyds Lane, after getting a report of two people arguing in the parking lot. 

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