State Trooper Log: DUI Arrests, One Man Apprehended Paying Someone Else's Bail

A collection of local State Police arrests. The following information does not indicate a conviction.

Editor's note: The following report was posted on the RI State Police website:

Scituate Barracks: Troopers arrest man for DUI, refusing chemical test 

At 11:26 p.m. on Jan. 31, Troopers arrested Joseph N. Pitrone, 41, of 11 Haven St., Smithfield, RI, for 1) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor and/or Drugs—1st Offense—BAC Unknown and 2) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test.

Pitrone was transported to State Police Headquarters where he was processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released into the custody of a family member.

Lincoln Woods Barracks: Man arrested while paying someone else's bail

At 1 a.m. Jan. 18, Troopers arrested Jose Rodrigues, age 44, of 50 Lying Street Dartmouth, MA., for a Sixth District Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Payment Review on the original charge of Driving Under the Influence of Liquor and/or Drugs – 1st Offense / BAC Unknown originating out of the Cumberland Police Department.

The arrest was the result of Mr. Rodrigues arriving at the State Police Lincoln Woods Barracks to provide bail money for a prisoner already in custody. Rodrigues was processed and later transported to the Adult Correctional Institution-Intake Center.


The above reports detail arrests made by the Rhode Island State Police. Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch.


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