Just before 10 p.m. on Dec. 22, 2019, officers Justin N. Martin and Sara L. Goes responded to Macy’s at Warwick Mall for a report of a shoplifting incident in progress. Dispatch then advised that two female suspects had fled the store and left in a black Honda.
A check of the area for the vehicle was unsuccessful. Martin and Goes then arrived at Macy’s and spoke with a loss prevention officer, who indicated that the suspects had been observed selecting a combined $1,307.50 worth of merchandise before exiting the store without making any attempt to pay.
Macy’s provided a receipt for the items involved as well as a copy of security camera footage. A warrant was subsequently issued for one of the suspects on a charge of shoplifting.
At noon on Jan. 22, Stephanie Caro, 21, 303 Robinson St., Woonsocket, turned herself in on the warrant at Warwick Police headquarters. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court.
Shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 24, Officer Brian J. Holleran responded to a Galant Drive home for a report of larceny.
At the scene, the reporting party told Holleran that two packages had been listed as delivered to her home by UPS the previous day. When she arrived home at approximately 10 p.m. that night, however, the packages were not there. The items in the packages – one containing baby wipes, soap and baby clothes, the other a tablet – had a combined value of roughly $160.
No security camera footage was immediately available. The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 28, Officer Sara L. Goes responded to a Main Avenue home for a report of malicious damage to a recreational vehicle.
At the scene, the reporting party told Goes that part of the exhaust system on his 1999 Ford Econoline RV had been cut out. The officer observed an approximately 4-foot gap in the vehicle’s exhaust pipe.
The damage was believed to have occurred after Jan. 17. No additional evidence was visible at the scene and no security camera footage was available. The matter was documented.
Shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 15, Officer Matthew T. Caradimos was conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Pontiac Street and East Avenue when he observed a black Dodge Charger heading east on East Avenue. The vehicle’s operator was not wearing a seat belt.
Caradimos followed the vehicle and initiated a stop in the parking lot of the Chuck E. Cheese near the intersection of Bald Hill Road and East Avenue. He made contact with the operator, who was found through a records check to be wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Superior Court. The operator was additionally found to have a suspended license.
Ulysses C. Carr, 45, 114 Read Ave., Coventry, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was additionally cited for driving with a suspended license. He was later transported to Sixth Division Family Court.
Just before 11 a.m. on Jan. 22, Officer Brian J. Holleran was conducting a patrol in the area of the Interstate 95 off-ramp on Jefferson Boulevard when he observed a Honda Civic occupied by a male operator and female passenger.
A check of the vehicle’s registration revealed its listed owner was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Superior Court. Holleran initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who was confirmed to be the subject of the warrant.
Ryan P. Brogan, 33, 1310 Tower Hill Road, Apt. B, North Kingstown, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. The female passenger had an active driver’s license and drove the vehicle from the scene.