Aramis Segura has a lengthy criminal record and gave clues to what his plans were for New Year’s eve. Posting on Facebook that he was ” going to drink” and he had ” a Benz” as he drove 100 mph and took the life of a student at East Greenwich High school. The crash occurred on 95 south on New Year’s day at 1:AM. where he fled the scene after the crash. In the past, he was arrested for breaking into Governor Raimondo’s SUV and stealing from a school.
Rhode Island State Police Arrest Operator that Fled Fatal CrashOn January 1, 2022, at approximately 1 AM, Rhode Island State Police responded to a two car crash on Route 95 South in Warwick. An investigation would reveal that a Mercedes was traveling at a high rate of speed struck a Nissan and forced off the highway where it traveled down an embankment, struck a tree and rolled over. The operator of the Nissan, a 17 year-old juvenile, was pronounced deceased on scene by Warwick Rescue personnel.The operator of the Mercedes fled the scene on foot but Troopers investigating the crash identified the operator of the Mercedes as Aramis Segura, age 30, of Charlestown, RI.Segura was located at his residence and transported to State Police Headquarters where he was processed and arraigned in front of a justice of the peace on the following charges:
- Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death,
- Driving to endanger – resulting in death.
- Obstruction of Justice
- Operating on a suspended license.Bail was set at $10,000 with surety.Segura was also presented as a Superior Court probation violator on a previous charge of Breaking and Entering and was transported to the Adult Correctional Institution, where he is being held.“Our condolences go out to the loved ones of the victim for their loss,” said Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety. “The investigating Troopers worked very hard to quickly apprehend the suspect and we are working with the Attorney General’s office to ensure that justice is served.”