Multiple arrests made by Rhode Island State Police over the weekend

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PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island State Police conducted a series of arrests over the weekend, booking multiple individuals on various charges ranging from embezzlement to driving under the influence.

On Saturday, May 18, at 9:25 a.m., Troopers took David Williams, 39, of Cranston, into custody during a traffic stop on Route 95.

Williams faced charges including obstructing an officer, embezzlement, a bench warrant for failing to appear in court, and driving with a suspended license.

After processing at State Police Headquarters, he was handed over to the Cranston Police Department.

Later that day, at 4:30 p.m., Jennifer Irizarry, 39, of Providence, was arrested for possession of over 10 grams of cocaine.

Irizarry’s arrest, also the result of a traffic stop, led to her being processed, arraigned, and transferred to the Adult Correctional Institution Women’s Intake Center.

At 5:36 p.m., Jose Torres, 52, also of Providence, was apprehended for driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content (BAC) significantly above the legal limit.

Torres was released after his arraignment, with a court date pending at the Sixth Division District Court.

The arrests continued into the night when David Chavez, 20, of Warwick, was stopped on Route 6 East at 11:43 p.m. and arrested for driving under the influence with a BAC just over the .15 threshold.

Chavez was held overnight at the Lincoln Woods Barracks.

The following morning, Sunday, May 19, at 2:39 a.m., Socrates Acosta Bonilla, 42, of Providence, faced charges of driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test after being stopped on Branch Avenue.

Bonilla was released pending a future court appearance.

Minutes later, at 2:48 a.m., Stephanie Lanoue, 37, of Woonsocket, was arrested on Route 146 North for driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test, marking her second offense.

Lanoue was processed and released with a court date set at the Third Division District Court.

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