Rhode Island State Police make multiple arrests overnight

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PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island State Police conducted several arrests for driving-related offenses in the early hours of the morning.

At 1:40 a.m., troopers arrested Samuel Ruiz, 54, of Pawtucket, on a bench warrant for failing to appear at a pretrial conference on a charge of driving without a license.

The arrest followed a motor vehicle stop on Route 195 in Providence.

Ruiz was processed at the State Police – Lincoln Woods Barracks and later taken to the Adult Correctional Institution – Men’s Intake Center.

Shortly after, at 2:15 a.m., Manuel Fernandes, 40, from Brockton, Massachusetts, was arrested on multiple charges, including DUI with serious bodily injury and reckless driving, after troopers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 95 in Providence.

Fernandes was processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, and released to a responsible adult with a court date set at the Sixth Division District Court.

At 2:53 a.m., another arrest occurred when Jose Sucuqui Garcia, 29, of Danbury, Connecticut, was charged with DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test following a vehicle stop on Route 146 in Providence.

Garcia was processed and released with a notice to appear in Sixth Division District Court.

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