Police Log - 04/11/19



Patrolman David T. Slinko Jr. was conducting commercial enforcement in the area of 65 Shun Pike on April 5 when he received a LoJack stolen vehicle recovery system notification.

Slinko found the plate in question was registered to a vehicle confirmed stolen out of the Providence Police Department. He said he observed the vehicle exiting the weight station at Rhode Island Resource Recovery and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The driver – identified as Benjamin M. Smith, 60, of Worcester, Massachusetts – was arrested on a charge of possession of a stolen vehicle.

Smith was issued a Third Division District Court date for April 8 after being transported to the ACI Intake Center as a probation violator.


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