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Little Compton Police: Suspended License Leads to Felony Drug Possession Charge

The following arrest and incidents are based solely on reports from the Little Compton Police Department. Arrests do not necessarily indicate a conviction.

 

Fall River Man Arrested For Driving With Expired License

Gene Carvalho, 60, of Fall River, MA, was arrested on Monday, Nov. 12 at 9:28 a.m. and charged with driving with an expired license. Little Compton Police stopped Carvalho on West Main Road for a traffic infraction and learned his license was invalid. He was released with a court summons.

Suspended License Arrest Leads to Felony Drug Possession Charge

Joseph S. Rocha, 26, of Fall River, MA, was arested on Monday, Nov. 12 at 4:14 p.m. and charged with possession of Suboxone and driving with a suspended license. Police stopped Rocha on South Shore Road and a subsequent computer check showed Rocha's license was suspended. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters where a search recovered a Suboxone pill hidden in Rocha's sock. He was charged and later arraigned.

Arrested on Warrant

Jason L Ferreira, 28, of Fall River, MA, was arrested on Monday, Nov. 12 at 4:14 p.m. on a Tiverton warrant for shoplifting. Ferreira was a passenger in Roha's car. He was booked and turned over to Tiverton Police later that day.

Expired License Charge

Derrick P Lewis, 46, of 3572 Main Road, Tiverton, was arrested on Monday, Nov. 12 at 9:55 p.m. and charged with driving with a suspended license. Police stopped Lewis on West Main Road and later learned his license was expired. He was released with a court summons.

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