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.
Friday, March 6
6 p.m. – An East Greenwich woman told police a dog at Scalloptown Park attempted to bite her while she was walking her dog there. She said she’d had other incidents with the dog in the past and she gave police the license plate number of the man who accompanied the dog. Police left a phone message for the man.
Saturday, March 7
8:38 a.m. – Police arrested a Warwick man, 23, for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped for speeding on Main Street near Cedar Avenue. When police asked the man for his license, the man said his license was suspended and his registration had expired. After the suspension was verified, the man was taken into custody. Police gave him traffic court summonses for the speeding and registration violations and a district court summons for the license violation. His car was towed from the scene.
9:58 a.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 28, for driving with an expired license after he was stopped for running a red light at Main and Division streets. Routine checks turned up the license violation. He was given a district court summons for the license violation and a municipal court summons on the traffic light charge. A relative arrived on the scene to drive the man and the car away.
4:56 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich woman, 33, on a 3rd District Court bench warrant after police saw her leave her apartment. Police had been notified at roll call there were two bench warrants out for her. After confirming the warrants were still in effect, police took the woman into custody. At the station, she was arraigned by a justice of the peace and released on bail.
Sunday, March 8
12:20 p.m. – An East Greenwich resident told police the mother of her former boyfriend, who is now in prison, was stalking her. The woman described how her daughter had noticed an SUV parked outside, with the driver honking the horn and revving the engine. The resident said this had happened several times before.
Tuesday, March 10
8:13 a.m. – Police were called to a house on Brisas Circle because of a partially collapsed roof there. The owner of the house was notified and the insurance company was notified.
9:04 a.m. – The manager on CVS on South County Trail told police that someone had been going through the dumpsters in the back of the building. She was able to give police the man’s license plate number and said she wanted to place a no-trespass order against him. Police contacted the man, of West Warwick, who said he’d taken some old newspapers and cardboard boxes from the dumpsters. He came to the police department and signed the no-trespass order, commanding that he stay away from CVS.
2:41 p.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 26, for driving while intoxicated more than .15 or greater after he was involved in a three-car accident at First Avenue and Kenyon. EG firefighters on the scene told police the man appeared to be under the influence of something “due to his bizarre behavior” and the smell of alcohol on his breath. When asked, the NK man said he had not been drinking. He agreed to take field sobriety tests, which he failed, so he was taken into custody. At the station, he took the blood alcohol test, which registered BACs of .191 and .173. (The legal limit is .08.) After receiving a district court summons, he was released to a friend.
6:37 p.m. – A LeBaron Drive resident told police someone had broken into her house sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. She and her children got home at 5:30 and she began to prepare dinner. One of the children went upstairs to her bedroom and noticed certain things were missing and various things in the house were not as they had been left that morning. The woman and her children waited outside while police searched the house, which was clear of any intruders. Missing items included a Dell laptop computer and assorted jewelry. The house had been locked, according to the woman. Entry appeared to have been made through a broken basement window.
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