These reports come from the East Greenwich Police Department and are public information. An arrest does not mean the individual has been convicted of a crime. EG News does not identify those arrested for misdemeanor charges.
Thursday, March 19
8:15 a.m. – The owner of Gordon’s Ink on Liberty Street told police someone hacked into his computer system, authorizing the transfer of $1,000 plus a $25 fee from the company account at Bank of America to a woman on March 12.
10:54 a.m. – Police arrested a Warwick man, 24, on a 3rd District Court warrant after he was pulled over for not wearing his seatbelt as well as looking at his phone while driving. Routine checks turned up the warrant. He was taken into custody, processed at EGPD and transported to Kent County Courthouse. His car was towed from the scene.
2:28 p.m. – An Overfield Road resident told police several different cars had been speeding past his house over the past three weeks, blaring their horns. On occasion, he said, a car might stop in front of his house and the occupants would stare out at the house. He noted among the vehicles he’d seen were a red Jeep 4×4, a blue Subaru Outback and a black GMC. He said he would like to pursue charges if the drivers were caught.
Friday, March 20
8:46 a.m. – A North Kingstown woman told police her car was damaged after she drove over a pothole on Division Street near Sanctuary Drive on Monday. Police told her to contact the state Dept. of Transportation since Division Street is a state road.
1:21 p.m. – The owner of Pascack Buildings told police he was missing three air conditioning condensing units from a job site at 2220 South County Trail. The units cost around $4,000 apiece, he said.
Sunday, March 22
4:07 p.m. – Police arrested a Narragansett woman, 33, for driving with a suspended license after she was pulled over on Main Street because of an expired inspection sticker. Routine checks turned up the license violation. She was given a district court summons and told to report to EGPD for processing before her court date. The woman’s passenger drove the car from the scene.
Monday, March 23
8:21 a.m. – An employee of Zarrella Development told police someone took boxed bathroom fixtures from a house under construction on Graham Way. There was no sign of forced entry. It’s the second weekend in a row that items were taken from the site.
Tuesday, March 24
1:01 p.m. – Police arrested a Cranston man, 19, for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped on Main Street for failing to wear his seatbelt. Routine checks turned up the license violation. He was issued a district court summons and told to report to EGPD for processing before his court date. His car was towed from the scene.
1:37 p.m. – Police arrested a Warwick woman, 28, for driving with a suspended license after she was pulled over on Main Street for failing to wear her seatbelt. Routine checks turned up the license violation. In addition, the car registration came back to a different car. The woman said she’d just bought this car and had not yet had a chance to register it. Police took her into custody and taken to EGPD for processing. She was issued a district court summons and a traffic tribunal summons, after which a family member picked her up.
4:35 p.m. – A Warwick man told police he’d hit a pothole while driving on Division Street near the traffic signal at Route 4.
6:21 p.m. – A bartender at the Main Street Fat Belly’s asked police for help with an “unruly patron.” When police asked the patron for identification, the man replied, “No, get it yourself.” He continued to be uncooperative so police pinned him against the bar and retrieved his wallet and id. Sensing the man was under the influence of drugs as well as alcohol, police called EGFD Rescue and the man was taken to Kent Hospital.
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