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.
Monday, Aug. 25
12:52 a.m. – Police arrested a Providence woman, 38, for driving while intoxicated after she she was stopped for erratic driving on Division Street. Police smelled alcohol when talking to the woman, who said she had not been drinking. After failing the field sobriety tests, the woman was taken into custody. At the station she refused to take the blood alcohol test then requested to be taken to the hospital because she was 8 weeks pregnant. EGFD rescue took her to Kent Hospital and police notified DCYF because of the pregnancy claim. She was given a 3rd District Court summons, a Traffic Tribunal summons and moving violations.
9:30 a.m. – The animal control officer and a representative from the Ocean State Animal Coalition set a trap for feral cats in an empty lot on Marlborough Street.
12:47 p.m. – A boat owner told police his boat was damaged while docked off 56 Water St. sometime over the past three weeks. The boat’s windshield, canopy, GPS system, radios and gauges were damaged. No one on neighboring boats was aware of the damage.
3:44 p.m. – An EG resident told police she was missing several rings that she’d placed on a dresser in her bedroom a month ago. The next morning, she couldn’t find them. She had a roommate at the time; in a search of pawn shop inventories, police found several of the rings had been sold to three pawn shops by the roommate. The woman said she wished to press charges.
Wednesday, Aug. 27
7:13 a.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 20, for driving with a suspended license after he was involved in a car accident on Division Street at Howland Road. Routine checks turned up the suspended license. In addition, the man was cited for driving without proof of insurance. He was issued a 3rd District Court summons and told to report to the station for processing before his court date.
Saturday, Aug. 30
10:36 p.m. – A Duke Street resident told police two family cars were broken into overnight and a purse on the front seat was missing from one and a wallet on the front seat from the other. Both cars had been left unlocked.
2:06 p.m. – A South Road resident told police she found a desktop computer on the side of Shippee Road. The computer, a Samsung 4G LTE tablet had not been listed as missing.
4:45 p.m. – Police arrested a Warwick teen, 18, for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped for speeding on Main Street. Routine checks turned up the license violation. Police gave him a 3rd District Court summons for the license and a warning for speeding. He was told to report to the station for processing before his court date and he was allowed to leave his car for later pickup by a family member in a Main Street parking lot.
5:04 p.m. – A caller told police about a possible rabid squirrel on the grass near the parking lot near Kon Asian Bistro. Police instead found a baby squirrel nibbling on rice.