EG Police Reports: Marijuana x 3

by | May 12, 2014

eg police dept.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.

Friday, May 2

10:25 a.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 29, for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over for speeding on Post Road. Upon being pulled over, the man admitted his license was suspended. Police gave him a district court summons, his car was towed from the scene and police gave him a lift home.

11:18 a.m. – Police cited an EG woman, 19, for possessing marijuana after she was stopped because a passenger wasn’t wearing his seatbelt. Police could smell a strong odor of marijuana. When they asked about it, the passenger, 16 years old, said, “Yes, sir, there is a blunt in my pocket.” A search of the car turned up a grinder containing what appeared to be marijuana and a “marijuana smoking device.” Police gave the driver a traffic court summons – for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana – and a ticket for having someone in the car not wearing a seatbelt – and she was allowed to leave the scene. The juvenile was taken to the police station and issued a traffic court summons for marijuana possession; he was picked up by his mother.

12:45 p.m. – Residents of McPartland Way reported identity fraud after attempting to file their taxes and learning someone had used one of their social security numbers to file already.

Saturday, May 3

1:13 a.m. – A Cranston man, 43, was cited for possessing marijuana after he was pulled over for speeding on Division Street. Police smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car and saw a marijuana-type pipe in the center console, filled with what appeared to be marijuana. Police searched the car and found a baggie of what appeared to be marijuana. Police gave the man the traffic court summons and he was allowed to drive away.

5:32 p.m. – After getting a report of a fight on Long Street between two women or a man and a woman – police were told both stories – no one involved wanted to press charges. According to the report, all appeared to have been drinking.

6:27 p.m. – Police cited a Warwick man, 20, for possessing marijuana after he was stopped for speeding on Main Street. Police could smell marijuana when they talked to the driver. He said he’d smoke the night before. During a search of the car, police found a baggie with what appeared to be marijuana hidden in the fuse box under the dashboard. Police gave the man a traffic court summons and he left the scene.

Sunday, May 4

7:03 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 49, for violating a no-contact order after he allegedly knocked at the door of a man who has a no-contact order against him.

9 a.m. – A Frenchtown Road resident told police her mailbox and post had been damaged overnight or in the early morning.

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