The Narragansett Police Department reported the following charges:
Alessandro M. Baccari, 20, of 10 Weatherly Court, Jamestown, was charged with possession of narcotics after an officer allegedly saw hypodermic needles in his car while arresting a backseat passenger.
Officers were behind a Ford Taurus traveling down South Pier Road at about 2:30 a.m. and decided to run its plates, which reportedly belonged to a black GMC. After being pulled over, Baccari explained that the car was a courtesy vehicle from an autobody shop where his GMC was getting work done. He showed the paperwork and all was legitimate, but while talking to Baccari, officers reportedly saw a backseat passenger duck down and seem to hide something.
James Antonio Goggins, 24, of 51 Ranger Road, North Kingstown, said he was just “getting my dip.”
Officers ran Goggins’ name, finding a a 4th District Court bench warrant. While escorting Goggins from the car, officers allegedly noticed two hypodermic needles in the rear map compartment in front of him. Upon searching the car, officers allegedly found the two needles, a bottle of pills of multiple colors, a burnt Yoohoo bottle cap with brown residue on it, and a straw with white powder on it. They also allegedly found a white rock and a powdery substance in the front ashtray, which reportedly tested positive for cocaine.
Michael A. Williams, 30, of
539 W. Oak St., Frackville, PA, was charged with driving with a suspended