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For Immediate Release


Methamphetamine Arrest at Motel 6

March 16, 2015 0500 hrs


On 3-15-2015 at 2100hrs officers and detectives of the Warwick Police Department responded to the Motel 6 at 20 Jefferson Blvd on information that Methamphetamines were being sold from one of the rooms at the motel. Investigation led to the arrests of 3 adult males; all from Rhode Island. Charges include Possession of Methamphetamines and Manufacturing of Methamphetamines. Due to the ongoing investigation, the names of the three individuals are being withheld.


As soon as it was learned that methamphetamines were being manufactured in the hotel room, the building in question was evacuated for precautionary measures. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s Clan Lab Team responded and assisted with the investigation.


All three individuals are being held pending arraignment at the Kent County Court house on 3-16-2015.


Captain Brad Connor

3rd Platoon Patrol Division

Warwick Police Department