Cranston Police arrest two more ATV drivers for reckless driving

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE)- Cranston Police announced on Thursday that they have arrested of two ATV riders that drove recklessly through the streets of Cranston on New Year’s day.

Nicholas Capuano, 26, and Scott Campbell, 20, were arrested on charges of reckless driving.

The two drivers were part of a larger organized group of ATV and motorcycle drivers that refused to stop for police after an officer was intentionally struck.

Campbell and Capuano were weaving in out of traffic and speeding past other vehicles according to police.

Both drivers admitted to participating in the ride and were both arraigned and released on Wednesday January 13.

A total of six drivers have now been arrested as of Thursday.

Major Todd Patalano said that there would be more arrests tied to the incident coming in the future.

“We have identified two additional suspects in which one is responsible for kicking at and attempting to assault the officer who was arresting Shyanne Boisvert during the original incident. The two additional suspects have arrest warrants out for them and we will identify them once apprehended.” Patalano Continued.

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