Middletown Arrests: Drunk Man Allegedly Builds Traffic Barrier

The following arrests were reported by the Middletown Police Department. An arrest does not imply a conviction.

Disordely Conduct

Kevin Harris, of 7 Towne St., North Attleboro, Mass. was arrested on Monday night around 8:05 p.m. on charges of disorderly conduct.  

The 22 year old man allegedly pulled a cement block with a pole into Aquidneck Ave., then took an Aquidneck Pizza Delivery sign from the ground, and placed it next to the block.  Police reported the obstruction blocked traffic, which created a back-up of a significant number of cars.  

Police reported when they found Harris near the scene, he was so intoxicated that he could not say where he had come from, where he was going or his correct date of birth.

Once taken into custody, a friend brought his wallet and cell so that police were able to identify Harris.  

Simple Assault

Shana Brady of 1776 West Main Road was arrested on on Monday afternoon around 2:45 p.m. on simple assault charges.  A woman reportedly went to Brady’s house to collect a stolen bathing suit and was let into the residence by Brady's son.  Police reported Brady threw the bathing suit at the woman, grabbed her by the shoulders and forced her out of the residence.  

Police said when they placed Brady under arrest her son yelled out the window “I’m going to kill all three of you cops for taking my mom away. I’m going to shoot you all.”  

Possession Of Drugs

Troy Butler, of Stone Mountain, GA was arrested on Saturday evening at approximately 6:40 p.m. on a felony drug possession charge.  The 38 year-old man was a passenger of a car that was pulled over for speeding on West Main Road. Police searched the car after they reported a strong smell of marijuana and reported they found several bags of cocaine and marijuana.

Two DUI Arrests

Nathan Levesque, 27, of 63 N. Court St. was arrested on Monday morning around 1:46 a.m. on charges of driving under the influence after police stopped his vehicle for speeding and failure to use a turn signal.  Levesque told police he was coming home from the West Deck in Newport.

After failing the field sobriety tests, Levesque was taken into custody.

Ashley Apo, 32, of 2205 South Main Street, Fall River, was arrested on Monday morning around 1:51 a.m. on a driving under the influence charge.  

Apo’s parked car was originally approached by police around 12:50 a.m. where Apo was found asleep. She told police she was on her way home to Fall River, when she decided she was too drunk to drive.   

Police reported they advised her not to drive and Apo said she understood and would call a friend for a ride.  A check condition was put on the vehicle.

Around 1:35 a.m. police spotted her vehicle drive over a curb and nearly struck a building.  Police conducted a traffic stop, and after they performed the field sobriety tests, they brought Apo into custody.  


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