EG Police Reports: Threats And Counterfeits

by | Apr 23, 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.

Monday, March 7

12:17 a.m. – Police arrested a Coventry man, 29, for possessing marijuana and cocaine after he was stopped for speeding while driving west on First Avenue. Police smelled marijuana; when asked if he had marijuana, the man handed over a small baggie with what appeared to be marijuana. He gave police permission to search the car and they turned up three more baggies of possible marijuana, a small digital scale, and an unlabeled medicine bottle with two clear pills that tested positive for cocaine at the scene. The man was taken into custody and processed at the station. The green substance tested positive for marijuana and weighed a total of 6.2 grams.

Thursday, April 10

6:10 p.m. – Police arrested a West Warwick man, had kicked him in the ankle, causing him to fall. The resident and his wife had taken in their daughter and her two children following an intervention by the state Dept. of Children and Families. The West Warwick man had come to the parents’ house to see his children but while there became angry with his father-in-law. No longer at the residence, the West Warwick man reported to the police station, where he was arrested and charged with domestic assault on a person over age 60.

Friday, April 11

9:30 p.m. – Employees of the End Zone Pub & Grille told police two people had passed possibly counterfeit bills during their visit. They had left before police arrived. 6:09

Saturday, April 12

6:09 p.m. – EG fire personnel found a wallet in front of the station on Main Street with $750 and several credit cards inside. Police contacted the owner, an EG resident, who retrieved the wallet and said nothing was missing.

7 p.m. – A Granite Drive resident told police he’d been threatened by a neighbor while he was teaching his brother how to ride a motorcycle during the afternoon. Police tried to reach the neighbor but were unsuccessful.

7:20 p.m. – A Duke Street resident told police about a fight between neighbors and a houseguest over an alleged stolen item. At one point, she said, one of the neighbors threatened to “cap you in the head with my gun.” Police spoke with the neighbor, who admitted making the threat and said he shouldn’t have. He let police search his apartment; they found no gun. Police told him to stay away from the Duke Street resident.

11:34 p.m. – Police cited an Allen Drive resident, 18, for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana after he was stopped for speeding on South County Trail.

Sunday, April 13

10:04 a.m. – The Granite Drive resident who’d talked to police on Saturday told police someone had thrown eggs at a car parked in front of his house overnight. Police talked to the neighbor, who acknowledged he’d gotten upset Saturday and had talked to the resident because he was afraid his kids could get hurt by vehicles on the road. He said he shouldn’t have threatened the other man and wasn’t planning to hurt anyone. Police told him to contact the department if there was a traffic problem on the street.

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