Traffic Stop for Warwick PD leads to Family Arrest

Warwick Police Department officers found themselves with little time to watch fireworks, or even wave a few sparklers this Fourth of July,  as they saw an increase in traffic stops and of the 120 plus citations, the department made more than twelve DUI’s arrests within the 72 hour Holiday. Drug Commander Lt. John Mucci  commended the Chief, Assistant Chief, K-9 Unit  and Patrol Officers on their leadership, networking, and dedication to operating the department with great efficiency.  Lt. Mucci, impressed upon the fact, the newly installed tag readers have virtually paid for themselves, as they have been a great tool used in the field to take unregistered vehicles off the road, the readers led to the arrest of a family in possession of stolen decals during the Fourth of July Holiday. According to Lt. Mucci; Officer Fennell was on duty, when the tag reader alerted to an expired tag. The driver, Keith Davis was driving on suspended license and when suspected to be intoxicated, Officer Fennell called for the assistance of Lt. Mucci and the K-9 unit. Davis was not intoxicated, however  K-9 officer Pyka gave indication of drugs within the vehicle, in conducting a search of the vehicle Warwick Officers found two grams of Methamphetamine in the reading glass case of the passenger in the vehicle Denise Davis. Both Davis and wife were arrested. In the car with Mr. and Mrs. Davis was their 12 year old daughter.  A call was made to the older sister, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Davis to pick up her minor sibling, upon arrival to the Police Department, Jessica Waldrop and boyfriend Landon Bove had a strong smell of marijuana, when asked if they had been using the illegal substance they did not deny using. It was found that the 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee contained Methamphetamine as well the two were arrested. The vehicle was placed in impound. The minor daughter was released to her grandparents.  All family members arrested are now out on bond.

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