EG Police Reports: Fight at Blu, Strange Babysitting Job

by | Aug 6, 2014

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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, July 28

5:03 p.m. – An East Greenwich man said an assortment of garden tools worth about $250 were taken from the back of his father-in-law’s pickup truck at some point between Friday, July 25, and Monday around 2 p.m. while it was at L&S Automotive for service.

6:43 p.m. –  A resident of Cavalier Drive told police a neighbor’s dogs on Adirondack Drive had been on his property. He said this was an ongoing problem and he’d already sent photos and videos of the dogs to the animal control officer.

Tuesday, July 29

2:39 a.m. – EG police assisted NK police in executing a warrant for a 19-year-old East Greenwich woman. She was taken into custody without incident.

6:30 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich woman, 32, on a warrant and charges of domestic assault, domestic disorderly conduct, and vandalism after she allegedly assaulted a man on Castle Street. The man said he saw the woman with a friend while he was driving on Long Street. The man who called the police and the woman had three children together and the children were in the man’s car. According to the report, the woman became angry when it became clear the man was not going to let the children stay with her. The man said she started punching him. The oldest of the three children confirmed that version of events. Routine checks turned up an active warrant out of Warwick for breaking and entering.

11:13 p.m. – Police were called to Blu on the Water on a report of a fight in progress involving several men. Interviews of four participants failed to produce a cohesive story and no one wanted to press charges, including Blu management. But Blu’s manager did ask that no-trespass orders be issued to four of the men involved in the fight.

Wednesday, July 30

1:35 p.m. – A member of the Greenwich Club told police someone broke into her car while she was parked in the lot between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The person smashed her front passenger window and took $30 in cash, her driver’s license, a $100 gift card and six credit cards.

4:09 p.m. – Police arrested a Providence woman, 27, for obstructing police after she told police she was someone else. The woman had driven up just after her sister’s car had been towed and the woman said it was her car, responding said, “Yes,” when police asked if she was the registered owner of the car, referring to the other woman. When police said there was an active warrant out on her, the Providence woman told police she wasn’t that person after all, that she was her sister. Because she identified herself as her sister, she was taken into custody and charged with obstruction. Meanwhile, the car the woman had come in was being driven by a Providence woman, 27, whose driver’s license was suspended. That woman was charged with driving with a suspended license and released at the scene with a 3rd District Court summons.

4:29 p.m. – An East Greenwich resident, 19,  told police she thought someone was trying to steal her personal information. She said her resume was posted on two babysitting websites – care.com and sittercity.com – and that on July 14 she got an email from a man who said he need child care for his young child when they move from New York to East Greenwich. He said he would send a check for $500 to secure her services and would send another $500 to be deposited into her bank account. On July 29, the resident got a FedEx package at home containing a bank check for $2,780 made out to her. She deposited the check in her checking account but became nervous because the man began texting with more personal questions and messages. While police were interviewing the woman, she received several text messages from the man. He asked her to send $1,950 to a woman in St. Louis, Mo. Police told the woman not to spend any of the money while they conducted an investigation.

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