Rhode Island State Police

04/13/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/13/2024 06:39

Lincoln Woods Barracks

At 12:41 AM, Troopers arrested Nelson Benitez, age 40, of 160 Benedict Street. Apt. #616, Providence, Rhode Island for 1) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs First Offense - BAC Unknown, 2) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs with Child Under 13 and 3) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 10 in the City of Cranston. Benitez was transported to the Lincoln Woods Barracks, processed, arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, and released to the custody of a responsible adult.

Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5604 or [email protected]