RI State Police Arrests:
Hope Valley Barracks
At 1:22 a.m. on Mar. 23, troopers arrested Lawrence Erice, 54, of 355 Hopkins Hill Road for driving under the influence refusal to submit to a chemical test. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 South at Exit 7 in West Greenwich. Erice was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed and held pending morning arraignment.
At 12:15 a.m. on Apr. 1, troopers charged Michael J. Cole, 35, of 445 Fairview Ave. on two Family Court bench warrants with failure to appear for child support payment and a Third District Court bench warrant for failure to appear/ability to pay on an original charge of driving with a suspended license originating out of the Warwick Police Department. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Tiogue Avenue. Cole was transported to the Hope Valley Barracks, processed, and transported to the Adult Correctional Institutes.
At 1:45 p.m. on Mar. 31, a trooper arrested Joseph Lanigan, 33, of 3 Sabina Court on a Third District Court bench warrant on an original charge of operating on a suspended license out of West Greenwich Police Department and driving on a suspended license. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Route 95 North, in Warwick. Lanigan was transported to the Wickford barracks for processing, and was released after posting cash bail.
The above reports detail arrests made by the Rhode Island State Police. Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch.