EG Police Reports: Suspicious Mushroom Hunters

by | Oct 13, 2014

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, Oct. 3

7:32 a.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man on a 6th District Court bench warrant at his home after learning he was wanted by Providence police. Police took him into custody without incident – allowing him to get dressed since he’d been sleeping when police arrived. He was processed at the station and picked up by Providence police.

Saturday, Oct. 4

12:25 p.m. – An EG resident told police he was getting unwanted texts and phone calls from a Warwick man over a woman. The resident told police a woman friend of his had children in common with the Warwick man and the Warwick man seemed to be contacting the resident out of jealousy. Police contacted the Warwick man and told him to stop contacted the resident; the man apologized.

12:38 p.m. – A caller told police a robbery was taking place at Chronomatic on South County Trail because he saw two men get out of a blue truck, walk into the woods, then returned and left in their truck. Police stopped the truck on South County Trail and learned the two men had been picking mushrooms.

5:30 p.m. – A resident called police to report her dog had bitten her when she went to separate the dog from another dog after it appeared the two were going to fight. The dog was up on its rabies vaccine. Police told her she would need to quarantine the dog for 10 days and keep it separated from the other dog, which also lives at the house.

Sunday, Oct. 5

10:47 a.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 32, for driving with a suspended license and a 3rd District Court bench warrant after he was stopped on Post Road because one of his tail lights was out. Routine checks turned up the license suspension and warrant. He was processed at the station and taken to the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston.


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