EG Police Reports: Cutting Cocaine In Men’s Room

by | Mar 16, 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.

Thursday, March 6

12:32 p.m. – Police arrested Raymond L. Ellinwood, 43, of Cedar Pond Road, Warwick, for shoplifting and conspiracy to shoplift based on reports from employees of CVS on South County Trail after an incident there Feb. 26. According to the police report, employees said Ellinwood and a woman took $75 worth of baby formula without paying for it. He reported to EGPD on March 6 and the arrest was made.

3:56 p.m. – A real estate agent notified police of a possible trespass of a vacant house at 236 Adirondack Drive, after he found items – a blanket, candy wrappers and a Stop & Shop receipt from March 2 – in the house that shouldn’t have been there. Police found one of the garage doors slightly open and the door from the garage into the house unlocked. Police secured the house and told the agent they would keep checking it.

4:39 p.m. – Police cited Isaias Sanchez, 25, of West Clifford Street, Providence, for driving with a suspended license for failing to appear in court on a traffic violation after he was stopped on Post Road near First Avenue because he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. The car was towed. Sanchez got a ride home with a friend.

11:34 p.m. – Police cited Edgar E. Santos, 20, of Salisbury Street, Providence, for driving with an expired license after he was stopped driving east on Division Street without a front license plate and because he wasn’t wearing a selt beat. A family member arrived to drive Santos and the car from the scene.

Friday, March 7

12:11 a.m. – Police cited Paul M. Sweeney, 50, of Main Street, for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over on First Avenue for speeding. A friend arrived to drive Sweeney and the car from the scene.

10:32 p.m. – Police arrested Adam Vincent Tanzi, 34, of Gough Avenue, West Warwick, for possessing cocaine. According to the report, someone at the Grille on Main called police after seeing two men using a credit card to “cut” cocaine into lines on a cabinet in the men’s bathroom. One of the men left, but Tanzi returned to his seat at the bar. When police arrived, they found three lines of white powder still on the cabinet in the men’s room. The powder tested positive for cocaine. Tanzi was taken into custody and processed at the station.

Saturday, March 8

10:35 a.m. – Police cited Kensuntra Soch, of Reidsville Drive, Palm Coast, Fla., for driving with a suspended Florida license after he was stopped for speeding on Route 4. His car was towed from the scene.

5:23 p.m. – Police arrested Scott Allen Monroe, 21, on a District Court bench warrant and cited Charissa N. Russell, 25, of Monterey Road, Warwick, after Russell was stopped on Main Street because her car had no passenger side mirror. Monroe, a passenger in the car, was checked by police and the warrant turned up. He was taken into custody and arraigned at the station by a justice of the peace. Police gave Russell a District Court summons. The owner of the car drove it away.

Sunday, March 9

1:56 a.m. – Police came upon a parked car on Marlborough Street with its headlights on and a man sleeping inside. The man, who smelled of alcohol, admitted to drinking “a lot.” He said he lived on King Street but he did not answer when asked what day it was. Police called EGFD rescue, which took the man to Kent Hospital. The car, which was unregistered, was towed from the scene.

10:22 a.m. – A Maplewood Drive man told police his neighbor’s two dogs had been barking in the backyard for more than an hour and the owner wasn’t home to bring the dogs inside. The Maplewood Drive man said this has happened several times over the years. Police forwarded the report to the animal control officer.

7:58 p.m. – An East Greenwich woman told police she was out $2,000 for a security deposit and other monies paid to the owner of a house in Palm Beach, Fla. She’d rented the house for a few days in February. Upon her return, she requested the $1,000 security deposit and another $1,000 she’d sent. A check from the owner for $1,600 bounced and the EG resident wanted to pursue charges.

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