Portsmouth Police Report

Portsmouth Police: Man arrested for DUI also had fake plate

Posted 4/26/22

PORTSMOUTH — A 40-year-old Norwalk, Conn. man was in possession of a fake license plate when he was pulled over last week and subsequently charged with driving under the influence (DUI), …

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Portsmouth Police Report

Portsmouth Police: Man arrested for DUI also had fake plate

Posted

PORTSMOUTH — A 40-year-old Norwalk, Conn. man was in possession of a fake license plate when he was pulled over last week and subsequently charged with driving under the influence (DUI), according to police. 

On Wednesday, April 20, Jose Misael Rauda-Alvarenga, of 16 Lexington Ave., was stopped on East Main Road at Walgreen’s around 8:10 p.m. after committing several moving violations, police said.

While speaking with officers, Rauda-Alvarenga exhibited multiple signs of impairment, and failed a field sobriety test, police said.

He was also charged with driving without an active license, and forgery and counterfeiting of registration plates when it was discovered that a fake license plate was affixed to his vehicle, according to police. Rauda-Alvarenga was also cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test.

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

Monday, April 18

Nicholas J. Deveno, 42, of 1722 West Main Road, was arrested at his home shortly before 5 p.m. on a 2nd District Court bench warrant.

Hector J. Jimenez, 28, of 44 Maize Corn Road, was arrested on two 2nd District Court bench warrants at his home around 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, April 19

George A. Vanessa, 62, of 44 Winter St., Fall River, was arrested on a 6th District Court bench warrant after he was pulled over on Park Avenue around 4:50 p.m. for committing a roadway violation, according to police. He was transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston, where he was held until his arraignment the following morning.

Wednesday, April 20

Christopher R. Debethune, 67, of 63 Frigate St., Jamestown, was charged with domestic assault after police were called to a Bristol Ferry Road home around 8:10 p.m. to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance. The victim was a 40-year-old Portsmouth woman, according to police.

Thursday, April 21

Helia Rodrigues Da Silva, 34, of 181 Division St., Apt. 1, Fall River, was charged with reckless driving/eluding an officer with a motor vehicle in a high-speed pursuit. Her vehicle was pulled over on Route 24 North at Boyds Lane around 2:30 a.m. for multiple moving violations and reckless operation, according to police. She was also cited for driving without an active license, police said.

Devante A. Young, 25, of 942 Admiral St., Providence, was charged with possession of more than an ounce of marijuana (first offense) after he was pulled over on Route 24 North near the Sakonnet River Bridge around 12:35 p.m. because his vehicle had heavy front windshield tint. He was also cited for driving without an active license.

Friday, April 22

Madison J. Machado, 24, of 238 American Legion Highway, Westport, was charged with DUI (second offense) after her vehicle was pulled over on East Main Road around 11:35 p.m. because it was swerving and crossing over both the double yellow lines and the white staggered line, police said. She was also cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test. Upon Machado’s request, she was later transported to Newport Hospital for an evaluation, according to police.

Saturday, April 23

Tatiana M. Sanchez, 23, of 236 Rogers Lane, Middletown, was charged with DUI (second offense), and resisting arrest, following a motor vehicle stop on East Main Road at Immokolee Drive around 2:15 a.m. While officers attempted to place her under arrest, Sanchez vegan actively resisting and attempted to pull away, according to police. She was also cited for refusing a chemical test, police said.

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