Rhode Island State Police

01/24/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/24/2020 08:26

Lincoln Woods Barracks

Media Contact: Major Christopher Dicomitis Administrative Bureau Commander and Public Information Officer State Police Headquarters, 401-764-5603

At 10:18AM Troopers arrested Joseph Catalfano, age 56, of 933 Main Street, Warren, RI., as a Fugitive from Justice from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the original charges of 1.) Check Fraud and 2.) Identity Fraud. The arrest was the result of Catalfano being taken into custody at Sixth Division District Court in Providence. Subject was returned to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed and later transported to Sixth District Court and arraigned.

At 10:31AM Troopers arrested Timothy Mccollum, age 49, of 58 Cleveland Avenue, Cranston, RI., on an Affidavit Arrest Warrant out of the Providence Police Department of the charge of Domestic/ Simple Assault. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Broad Street in the City of Providence. Suspect was returned to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed and later transported to the Providence Police Department.

At 10:16PM Troopers arrested Efrain Betnacourt, age 31, of 113 Langdon Street, Providence, RI., on a Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Unlawful Breaking and Entering originating out of the Providence Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 North in the City of Providence. Subject was returned to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed and later transported Adult Correctional Facility - Men's Intake Center.

At 11:23PM Troopers arrested Nyoka Santos, age 26, of 417 Potters Avenue, Providence, RI., on a Superior Court Bench Warrant for a 32F Violation of Suspended on the original charge of Conspiracy originating out of the Pawtucket Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Baxter Street in the City of Providence. Subject was returned to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed and later transported Adult Correctional Facility - Women's Intake Center.

At 12:08AM Troopers arrested Matthew Wexler, age 26, of 96 Esmond Street, West Warwick, RI., for 1.) Driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, First Offense-BAC Unknown 2.) Refusal to submit to a chemical test-Second Offense (Misdemeanor). The arrest was a result of Troopers responding to a disabled motor on Route 95 in the City of Providence. Subject was returned to the Lincoln Barracks, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released into the custody of a responsible adult.

At 2:12AM Troopers arrested Alexandria McKinley, age 23, of 45 Melrose Avenue, Pawtucket, RI., for 1.) Driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, First Offense- BAC .15 or Greater. The arrest was a result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the City of Warwick. Subject was returned to the Lincoln Barracks, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released.

At 1:45AM Troopers arrested Monica Koehler, age 26, of 83 Middle Highway, Barrington, RI., for 1.) Driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, First Offense-BAC Unknown 2.) Refusal to submit to a chemical test. The arrest was a result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 in the City of Providence. Subject was returned to the Lincoln Barracks, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace and released into the custody of a responsible adult.

Nothing further to report.