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.
Wednesday, March 25
1 p.m. – An EG resident told police a woman was harassing her by calling the EGPD and DCYF and reporting that the resident wasn’t taking proper care of her children. The resident admitted she got angry at the other woman earlier Wednesday, after the other woman called her and accused her of being a drug addict and bad mother. The resident told police she wanted the incident documented. Police noted the resident appeared to be healthy and not under the influence of drugs.
12:50 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 41, on four district court bench warrants after an officer say him getting out of a car on Duke Street. The officer thought the man had several outstanding warrants so he checked, confirming them. The man was taken into custody, processed at the station, then transported to Kent County Courthouse.
Thursday, March 26
8:05 a.m. – An East Greenwich woman told police her ex-boyfriend called her cell phone, violating a temporary protection order she has against him. Police tried to reach the ex-boyfriend, who lives in Providence, but were not immediately successful.
8:48 a.m. – Police arrested a Bristol man, 31, on a 6th District Court bench warrant after the car he was traveling in was pulled over because neither he nor the driver were wearing seatbelts. Routine checks on both men turned up the warrant on the Bristol man, who was taken into custody, processed at EGPD and taken to 6th District Court.
2:02 p.m. – A Sycamore Drive resident told police a loose, 1.7 carat princess cut diamond was missing. The diamond, which she valued at $7,000, had been in a jewelry box on her mantle until Tuesday, the same day two contractors were working at her house. She told police she checked the jewelry box Wednesday morning, as she does twice daily, and the diamond was gone. Police spoke with the contractors, who denied taking the diamond.
3:47 p.m. – Police arrested an Exeter man, 21, on assault, vandalism and disorderly conduct charges after his girlfriend told police he had grabbed her and pushed her and refused to leave her parents’ house after she told him she was leaving and he needed to leave too. According to the woman, he tried so hard to get back into the house after he had finally left that he broke the door from the garage into the house. When the woman tried to leave, the Exeter man held her car door open. She was eventually able to close the door and drive away, but later he turned up at her work in North Kingstown twice. When police spoke with the man, he admitted the couple had been arguing and said he had been frustrated when he realized he’d left his belongings in the house so he “shoulder-checked” the door in order to retrieve his belongings. The man was processed at the station and released after being arraigned by a justice of the peace.
Friday, March 27
12:23 a.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 28, for simple assault and disorderly conduct after he allegedly beat up another man on Main Street. By the time police arrived, both men had gone inside their apartment building. The victim was sitting on the ground, with blood coming from his nose and left eye and covering much of his body. Police called EGPD rescue. The EG man also had blood on him but he said he was not injured and the blood belonged to the other man. The EG man, who appeared to be intoxicated, said the other man had kicked in his door so he punched him “five or six times” and elbowed him three or four times. He was taken into custody, processed at the station and released with a district court summons.
12:01 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich woman, 32, for driving with a suspended license after she was stopped for cutting someone off while turning onto Main Street. Routine checks turned up the license violation. She was given a district court summons and told to report to the EGPD for processing before her court date. A friend arrived to drive the car from the scene.
12:22 p.m. – An EG resident told police she wished to return items belonging to her ex-fiance but she wasn’t sure how to do it peacefully. Police contacted the man in question, who agreed to meet the woman at the police station to exchange possessions.
1:01 p.m. – The security manager at Dave’s, 1000 Division Street, told police two men had been in the store on Thursday and had counterfeit $100 bills to pay for single items. One bill was used to buy two energy drinks. The other bill was used, according to video surveillance footage, to buy a quart of strawberries.
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