EG Police Reports: Bowling for Recycle Bins

by | Sep 14, 2014

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, Sept. 3

11:37 p.m. – The owner of Simon Says cafe on Main Street told police about a man who came in to buy a cup of coffee then started bothering two patrons. The man appeared to be drunk. When the owner asked the man to leave, the man became argumentative, but left before police arrived. The owner pointed out the man to police, who knew him from previous incidents. Because the man was having difficulty maintaining his balance and smelled of alcohol, police had him taken by rescue to Kent Hospital for detox. The owner of the cafe asked police to issue a No Trespass order for the man, which they did.

Thursday, Sept. 4

6:39 a.m. – A Marlborough Street woman told police someone broke into her residence and stole approximately 200 DVDs and VHS tapes that had been on a bookshelf in the entryway. There was no sign of forced entry but the woman said several people may have keys to her apartment.

Friday, Sept. 5

11 a.m. – A Marlborough Street resident told police this morning he noticed two wet footprints on the floor of his screened porch. He said the porch door is not kept locked but the door to the inside of the residence is kept locked and did not appear to have been tampered with. He said nothing was missing.

Saturday, Sept. 6

12:22 a.m. – Police contacted Finns Harborside and Blu restaurants to remind them to turn off their music at midnight now that it’s after Labor Day.

5:02 p.m. – A Grasslands Road resident told police his car windshield was shattered sometime between Sept. 4 and Sept. 6. He said the car had been parked in the driveway during that time but he had just noticed the broken windshield.

Sunday, Sept. 7

9:35 p.m. – Police arrested a Coventry man, 43, for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over because his license plate was not illuminated and he made a left turn from First Avenue onto Main Street after the the light turned red. Routine checks turned up the license suspension. Police gave him a court summons as well as a warning about the license plate light. An acquaintance arrived to drive the car from the scene.

Monday, Sept. 8

1:29 a.m. – Police went to Howland Road near Pegwin after getting a report of a car knocking down trash cans and found several blue municipal recycle containers on overturned on Howland and Middle roads and their contents spread across the road.

3:23 a.m. – A juvenile on Main Street declined treatment from EGFD rescue for a facial injury. The youth said he was hit by his girlfriend’s father in Wakefield after the father found the two in bed together. The youth said he did not want to pursue a complaint against the man.


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