Police Log: Roof Runner, Downed Street Signs

by | Sep 26, 2017

Monday, Sept. 4: Lost & Found Cell Phone

9:04 A.M. – A T’s Restaurant employee told police his cell phone was taken after he had left it on a table near the back of the restaurant. That afternoon, the employee went to the police department to say his cell phone had been found lying on top of a mailbox near the UPS store in the same plaza.

Tuesday, Sept. 5: Damaged Light Fixture & Shoplifting

8:15 A.M.- Police were called to EG Fire Department on Main Street after a RIPTA bus hit a light fixture in front of the station. The cost to replace the light was estimated at $5,000.

4:52 P.M. – Police arrested a North Kingstown woman, 59, for shoplifting from Dave’s Marketplace. The woman allegedly took a pork shoulder, and Sabra Spinach and Artichoke dip. Both of the items were recovered and valued at $16.27. She was issued a District Court summons and was given a no trespass order for Dave’s Marketplace.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: Small Car Fire

9:30 A.M. – Police were called to Flood Ford on South County Trail to help EGFD with a car fire. When police arrived, the fire had already been put out. It had apparently started in the engine while the car was being serviced. When East Greenwich Fire showed up they made sure that the fire was out completely.

Thursday, Sept. 7: Property Damage

10 A.M. – A Reynolds Street resident told police a large truck had hit a Stop sign and a street sign while attempting to park, knocking them down.

Friday, Sept. 8:  More Property Damage

4:30 P.M. – The owner of Finn’s Harborside told police one of his employees had been running on the roof of the restaurant without permission and had tripped, falling on a skylight, damaging it. The owner said he only learned of the incident from his son, who had seen a video of it on Snapchat.

Saturday, Sept. 9: Stolen Bike & Fire

11:15 A.M. – A Prospect Street resident told police that his son’s bike had been stolen sometime between Sept. 4 and Sept. 9. The estimated value of the bike is $400.

5:12 P.M. – Police helped direct traffic after EGFD was called to Besos Kitchen and Cocktails on Main Street because of a small electrical fire in the basement.

Sunday, Sept. 10: Larceny

3:15 P.M. – A Pardon’s Wood Lane resident told police someone broke into his car while it was parked in the driveway. The car had been unlocked. The resident told police a pair of sunglasses and some loose change had been taken. It appeared someone had rifled through the middle console but nothing was missing.

– Bethany Hashaway

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