RHODE ISLAND: State Police Arrests Four for DUI, Issues 267 Citations and Warnings During Holiday Weekend

Rhode Island State Police

State Police Arrests Four for DUI, Issues 267 Citations and Warnings During Holiday Weekend

Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that four people were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the Memorial Day weekend.

Troopers also issued 267 citations and warnings for violations of seat belt and child restraint laws; use of hand-held devices; use of earphone and headsets; and speeding.

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Arrested were: 

Emmanuel D. Cabrera, 31, of 79 Vermont St., Cranston, was arrested at approximately 1:15 a.m. today after his vehicle allegedly struck a Providence Fire Department truck that was parked in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 at Memorial Boulevard with its emergency lights activated while assisting with an unrelated crash. The fire truck sustained minor damage. No one was injured.

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Cabrera was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs, first offense, blood alcohol content unknown, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. He also was issued a citation for conditions requiring reduced speeds.

Eduardo Rodriguez Ramos, 29, of 105 Dora St., Providence, was arrested at approximately 6:15 p.m. Sunday after troopers recorded him traveling 69 miles per hour in a 25 mile-per-hour zone on Manton Avenue in Providence. 

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Mr. Ramos was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs, first offense, blood alcohol content unknown, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. He also was issued citations for operating a motor vehicle without a license, speeding and due care by driver.

Henry Richard, 39, of 186 Old River Road, Lincoln, was arrested at approximately 10:40 a.m. Sunday after troopers received calls for an erratic operator on Route 146 South, near the intersection with Interstate 95 in Providence.

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Troopers stopped the vehicle on Interstate 95 South at Atwells Avenue and charged the operator, identified as Mr. Richard, with operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs, first offense, blood alcohol content unknown, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. He also was issued citations for no seat belt-operator, no evidence of insurance, violation of inspection sticker and license to be exhibited upon demand.

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Melissa-Titzmann-DUI-arrest-by-Rhode-Island-State-Police

Melissa Titzmann, 56, of 228 Shannock Village Road, Richmond, was arrested at approximately 4:30 p.m. Saturday after troopers received calls for an erratic operator and spotted her vehicle allegedly weaving across the center line, into oncoming traffic, on South County Trail in North Kingstown.

Ms. Titzmann, identified as the operator of the vehicle, was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs, first offense, blood-alcohol content of .15 or greater (Phase I: .224; Phase II: .219). She also was cited for laned roadway violations, places where overtaking prohibited, operating left of center and no seat belt – operator.

The citations and warnings included the following violations: 80 seat belt and child restraint; 173 speeding; 13 use of hand-held devices; and 1 earphone/headsets prohibited.

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