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.
Wednesday, Aug. 6
8:46 p.m. – A Warwick woman told police a dog bit her hand outside West Bay Laundromat on Post Road Tuesday afternoon. She said she thought she had startled the dog, which was leashed, when she came around the side of the building. She did not get any information from the dog’s owner, but was advised to file a report when she went to a medical facility for treatment.
Thursday, Aug. 7
4:17 p.m. – Police arrested a Pawtucket man, 36, for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped on Division Street because of an expired inspection sticker. Routine checks turned up the license violation. The man was processed at the station and released with a 3rd District Court summons. His car was towed from the scene.
6:30 p.m. – Police arrested a Warwick woman, 45, for driving with a suspended license after she was stopped on Main Street for manipulating her cell phone while driving. Routine checks turned up the license violation. She was issued a 3rd District Court summons and told to report to the station for processing before her court date. A family member arrived to drive the car from the scene.
9:38 p.m. – Police cited a Castle Street woman for violating the town noise ordinance after receiving complaints from neighbors. Arriving at the scene, police saw a radio in a second floor window turned to face the street and extremely loud music playing. The woman was uncooperative, according to the report, and refused to sign the Municipal Court summons but she did turn down the music and take the radio out of the window.
Friday, Aug. 8
4:40 a.m. – Police assisted the State Constable with an eviction on Narrow Lane. The resident, who was being evicted at the request the homeowner, slammed the door on officials and locked it. The homeowner opened the door and let the officials in but the resident continued to resist and only agreed to leave after being threatened with arrest.
10:06 a.m. – An EG man told police his wife had been contacted by someone claiming to be from the EGPD D.A.R.E. program, soliciting a donation. She left a check for the caller outside the front door and it was picked up by a man driving a black car. The EG man suspected the solicitation was false.
4:13 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 29, for driving with a suspended license after police saw him driving on Main Street and checked his license status because of previous interactions with the police. His license was suspended, so police followed him to his residence and made the arrest. He was processed at the station and released on $50 bail with a 3rd District Court summons.
Saturday, Aug. 9
7:05 p.m. – Police were called to Outback Steakhouse after a customer left without paying his bill. Staff members identified the man, who was from North Kingstown. Police talked to him and he agreed to come in and pay the bill. Because of his apologetic manner, the restaurant did not ask for a no-trespass order against him.
7:38 p.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 24, for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over on Main Street after police saw a large air freshener hanging from the rearview mirror that could obstruct vision. Routine checks turned up the license violation and that the car registration was also suspended. His car was towed from the scene and police gave him a 3rd District Court summons and a traffic tribunal summons and he was released.
Sunday, Aug. 10
11:53 p.m. – Police arrested a Coventry man, 23, for simple assault and disorderly conduct after an incident with two women, one a former girlfriend, at the McDonald’s at 1000 Division Street. According to the report, the Coventry man followed the car with the two women into the McDonald’s, where he blocked the other car then tried to talk to the occupants. The women said the man spit at them and threatened them. The man said the woman closed the window with his arms still inside. Through interviews, police decided the man was the primary aggressor and he was charged with simple assault on the one woman and simple domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct against the other, his former girlfriend. He was processed at the station and held overnight for arraignment.
Monday, Aug. 11
1:04 a.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 39, on a 3rd District Court bench warrant after police were called to his residence because his roommate said he was loud and drunk and she wanted him out. Routine checks turned up the license violation. The man was taken into custody and transferred to the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston.