State of Rhode Island

09/18/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/18/2020 05:14

Traffic Safety Unit

Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or [email protected]

On September 17, 2020 at 9:17 PM, Troopers arrested Joel L. Kennedy, age 32, of 22 Pekin Street Apt #1, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs - First Offense - BAC Unknown, 2.) Driving Without a License - Tenth Offense and 3.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Union Avenue in the City of Providence. Kennedy was transported to State Police Headquarters where he was processed and held overnight, pending morning arraignment where he will be presented as a probation and bail violator.