North Providence man faces felony charge after traffic stop

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PROVIDENCE — A North Providence man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a felony charge of operating with a suspended license after a traffic stop in the city.

At 2:45 p.m., Rhode Island State Troopers from the Lincoln Woods Barracks arrested Cotey Vasconcellos, 30, of 80 Oregon Avenue, for his third offense of operating with a suspended license, which is classified as a felony.

The stop occurred on Douglas Avenue.

Vasconcellos was taken to the Lincoln Woods Barracks for processing and was held overnight.

He is scheduled for arraignment at Sixth Division District Court as a probation violator.

Early Wednesday morning, Troopers also arrested Thaijuan S.

Hobson, 26, of 183 Savannah Avenue Apt. #2, Boston, Massachusetts, following another vehicle stop on Route 95.

Hobson faces multiple charges, including domestic violence – simple assault and/or battery, domestic disorderly conduct, domestic failure to relinquish and/or damage a telephone, possession of controlled substances, and obstructing an officer in the execution of duty.

He was processed at the Lincoln Woods Barracks, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, and released with a future court date at the Sixth Division District Court.

Captain David Bassignani, District “A” Commander of the Rhode Island State Police, provided the details of the arrests.

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