2012-07-19 / News of Record

POLICE LOG

Expired license

Wildo Archila, 38, of Melissa Street, Providence, was charged July 7 with driving with an expired license. According to police, Archila’s vehicle was involved in a hit and run with a mailbox. The defendant was transported to the ACI in Cranston.

Marijuana possession

Christina Trotta, 20, of Christmas Tree Lane, Halifax, Mass., and Jessica Godfrey, 20, of Winslow Street, Hanson, Mass., were charged July 11 with first-offense possession of marijuana. According to police, officers stopped Trotta on Route 138 and could smell marijuana and conducted a search of the vehicle. The defendants were held at the police station and were arraigned by a justice of the peace. A re-arraignment for both women was scheduled for July 20 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Warrant violation

Kristina M. Kelly, 32, of Van Zandt Avenue, Newport, was charged July 11 for a bench-warrant violation. According to police, Kelly was stopped on North Road and officers learned of the outstanding warrant for failure to appear. The defendant was held at the police station and was arraigned by a justice of the peace.

DUI

Kathryn Westall, 61, of Melrose Avenue, Jamestown, was charged July 13 with first-offense DUI. According to police, an investigation stemming from a motor-vehicle accident led to the arrest. A re-arraignment was scheduled for July 20 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

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