Saturday September 24
00:39 – Police arrested a Warwick man, 22, for disorderly conduct and vandalism after he fled from police and threw furniture on Main Street. Police had stopped outside Low Key on Main Street after noticing a disturbance ahead during a routine patrol. Police heard the bar security guard asked the Warwick man to leave due to disruptive behaviour. As the police and guard tried to defuse the situation, the Warwick man fled on foot down Main Street. Police caught him after he threw a table and some of the tables in front of La Masseria. The man remained uncooperative but was taken to the station, processed, brought to justice by a justice of the peace and released to a friend after 3am.
8:58 – A caller told police they found a house rabbit in the parking lot of Thorpe’s Wine & Spirits on Main Street. A police officer took the rabbit into custody and dropped him off at NK Animal Hospital.
9:33 am – A West Warwick man handed over a Matthews compound bow, five arrows and a carrying case he found on the pavement on Friday evening while driving on Frenchtown Road near the Route 4 overpass. The man said he waited a bit to see if anyone came back for him – he appeared to have fallen or been dropped from a vehicle. When no one showed up, he took it home. The police took the items.
11:21 a.m. – Police arrested a Lincoln man, 33, for driving with a suspended license after police saw an outdated registration sticker on his car on Frenchtown Road and street checks showed both the violations license and registration. The police served him with a summons to the district court; a family member came to drive the car.
12:20 p.m. – A Coventry woman told police her front passenger side car window was smashed while parked in the MacDonald’s car park on New London Turnpike, where she works. She said she arrived at 9 a.m. and worked until noon, after which she found the window broken. Surveillance video showed a landscape weed hitting near his car; the window broke as he passed but he didn’t seem to notice. The police told the woman to tell her boss to contact the landscaping company.
3:25 p.m. – A caller said the children who often congregate in the Main Street CVS car park were fighting behind the Kon Asian Bistro in the same plaza. They dispersed before the police arrived.
3:29 p.m. – A caller told police that the Tesla chargers at 1000 Division Street had been vandalized. The police left a voicemail message for the building manager.
5:49 p.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 33, for driving with a suspended license after police saw he did not have a front license plate while driving on South County Trail. The man was initially hesitant to give his name to police and told them he could not afford another suspended charge. The police served him with a summons to the district court; his mother came to pick him up.
5:59 p.m. – Police gave an EG resident a summons to city court after an anonymous caller said the resident set an illegal open fire in his yard. Police and firefighters both attended the residence, where they found a 20ft by 7ft fire. The owner said he was allowed to make a fire because he was going to cook chicken; according to the police, there was no chicken in evidence. There was no hose near the fire, which was about 100 feet from the house. The man said he had a 5 gallon bucket of water and would use the nearby creek if the fire got out of control. Police determined the man did not have a license and the fire violated a city ordinance and told the owner to put it out. It took 15 minutes to extinguish the fire. The man said it had been going on for a few days, that he ended up with a lot of wood in his business that he had to get rid of.
6:54 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 55, for cyberstalking and cyberstalking after he turned himself in following a September 22 complaint involving a Cumberland Farms employee. He was processed and released after a bail commissioner cleared the warrant.
Sunday September 25
00:25 – Police have arrested a 22-year-old North Kingstown man for driving under the influence after he was stopped driving south on Main Street because he was following the car in front of him too closely. The police could smell the alcohol on her breath when talking to her. He said he had had “a few beers” at a bar in Warwick. Police took him into custody after failing field sobriety tests. At the station, the man refused to submit to a chemical breath test to determine his blood alcohol level. The police gave him a summons to the district court for impaired driving and tickets for refusing the breath test and for not having enough space between his car and the car in front of him. He was treated and later returned to his mother.
3:07 – Police told people sitting at tables outside Mainstreet Coffee to fork out.
11:53 – Police cited a North Kingstown man for driving with a suspended car registration after being pulled over on Main Street because all of his car’s windows were heavily tinted. Routine checks revealed suspension of registration; the driver said he knew about it and showed police three failed car inspections, all because of tinted windows. The police gave him a ticket for the window tint and one for the registration. They had his car towed to his nearby home.
1:04 p.m. – Police arrested a 39-year-old North Providence woman for driving with a suspended license after she was arrested for failing to stop for two fire engines with lights and sirens on. The woman appeared to remove her headphones as the police approached. She said she was distracted by her child in the back seat and her dog in the front seat. She admitted to having a headset. The woman said there was a problem with her license; the police discovered that he was suspended and the car’s registration was too. The wife called her husband to pick them up; the police gave him a summons to the district court for license suspension, a ticket for registration, and had the car towed.
9:47 p.m. – A caller reported a group of teenagers outside a house, suspecting they were drinking. The police spoke to the youths, who were just talking and listening to music while the parents were inside. The police told them to turn down the music.
10:35 p.m. – A caller told police that some people on the roof of Rasa on Main Street might be drunk. The police dispersed them without incident.
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