Central Falls Man Charged With Domestic Assault
Louis Antonio Lopez, 26, of 39 Darling Street in Central Falls was arrested April 7 at 4:35 p.m. on charges of domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct.
Lopez allegedly assaulted a 24-year-old woman at her apartment on Union Drive in North Kingstown. When police arrived at the apartment complex, the victim was in the hallway holding her 4-year-old daughter and crying. Police found Lopez leaving the apartment and, according to reports, Lopez became immediately defensive and said, “I didn’t do anything wrong!”
According to the victim, Lopez began throwing items around the apartment. When she tried to pick up the mess with a broom, Lopez allegedly grabbed her and threw her up against a wall, causing her to hit her head. The woman allegedly hit Lopez with the broom, which cut his hand. At that point, the woman began texting her friend, who then contacted police.
Though Lopez told police he never touched the woman, police found two bloody fingerprints on her right arm which, according to the victim, was from when he grab threw her against the wall.
NK Woman Hits Man, Obstructs Breath Test
Michelle Lee Canfield, 41, of 6101 Post Rd., Apt. 15 in North Kingstown was arrested April 5 at 6 p.m. on charges of drunken driving, obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct as well as cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test.
Canfield allegedly hit a man with whom she had been romantically involved after he allegedly put his arm in her car, preventing her from driving off. According to reports, Canfield continued driving but returned to the scene when she realized the man was injured.
When police arrived, the man was on the ground with a back and foot injury while Canfield stood nearby and refused to talk to police. Once officers were able to start talking to her, they allegedly noticed that her breath smelled of alcohol. In her car, police allegedly found a cup with a liquid inside that smelled of alcohol. According to Canfield, it wasn’t alcohol but soda, Herbalife drink mix or milk.
After Canfield allegedly failed her field sobriety test, an officer requested a preliminary breath test. While waiting for the test at Canfield’s residence, she allegedly picked up a glass of wine and began chugging it. She told the officer, “I’m not going anywhere and I wanted a drink.”
When she was told she was under arrest for suspicion of drunken driving, Canfield allegedly began to yell loudly and disturbed several neighbors. As a result, she was charged with disorderly conduct as well as obstructing an officer after she chugged her wine – rendering the preliminary breath test useless.
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