EG Police Reports: Missing $80K Ring; 2 Men Asleep in Car

by | Mar 11, 2015

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. EG News does not identify those arrested for misdemeanor charges.

Monday, Feb. 23

9:03 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich woman, 33, for driving with a suspended license after she was pulled over on First Avenue because one of her headlights was out. Routine checks turned up the license violation. She was given a district court summons and her passenger, who had a valid license, drove the car from the scene.

Tuesday, Feb. 24

1:03 a.m. – While checking a vacant house on Grandview Road, police noticed egg all over the front window. Police could find no other damage. Police left a message for the person who is in charge of the house.

3:29 a.m. – While on patrol, police noticed two men sleeping in a parked car on Main Street near Peirce Street. Police knocked on the window to rouse the men. The driver woke first and appeared to be very confused. When police opened the car door, the officer caught a strong smell of alcohol coming from the driver. After some effort, the passenger was awoken. He, too, was confused and appeared to be drunk. Neither man spoke English well. Using rudimentary Spanish, police learned the mean had been working all day removing snow from rooftops and finished the day in East Greenwich, going out for drinks after. The driver said he had planned to sleep in the car overnight but because of the cold temperatures, police brought the men to the station. At 5 a.m., a man arrived to pick up the two men.

9:19 a.m. – An East Greenwich man told police a former tenant – whom he’d had evicted – turned off the heat and hot water pipes in the basement, causing the pipes to freeze and burst, flooding the apartment. The EG man said he was sure the tenant did it, since he was the only one who had access to the basement. Police said it was a civil matter.

Thursday, Feb. 26

3:41 p.m. – An EG woman told police a ring went missing at her home and she suspected employees of a company hired to clean her house after water damage. The ring, gold with three large diamonds and valued at $80,000, had been on her bureau. She said she looked extensively for it, assisted by her daughter, but it was gone. The president of the cleaning company said he would speak to his employees about the missing ring.

Friday, Feb. 27

7:14 p.m. – A King Street resident told police someone took her spare house key, which she kept under a red brick by her front door. The incident took place sometime between Thursday at 2:30 p.m. and this day at noon. She said she’d notified her landlord and was having the locks changed Saturday. Police said they would keep an eye on the resident overnight.

10:31 p.m. – A woman told police she had been sexually assaulted by an East Greenwich man. She refused transport to a hospital. Police are investigating.


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