EG Police Reports: Traffic Stops Galore

by | Jun 5, 2014

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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, May 26

7:47 p.m. – Police arrested a Providence man, 28, for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped by police for failing to wear a seatbelt. Routine checks turned up the license suspension, so police gave him a district court summons and told him to report to the EGPD for fingerprinting before his court date. A friend with a valid license drove the car from the scene.

9:57 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 25, on a district court bench warrant after police were called to Marlborough Street after a report of a disturbance. Police found a large group of people in the street, many holding beer cans. The EG man was hosting the gathering and routine checks turned up the violation. He was taken into custody for transport to the Adult Correctional Institutions. The party was shut down.

Tuesday, May 27

3:53 p.m. – Police cited an East Greenwich woman, 19, for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana after she was involved in a car accident at Middle Road and Cindy Ann Drive. Police smelled marijuana when the woman, who had been driving one of the cars in the accident, opened her car door to search for the car registration and insurance information. She admitted having marijuana with her in the car. Police took the marijuana as well as a New York ID card that said she was 22. The woman admitted it was a fake ID.

7:11 p.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 24, on a district court bench warrant after the car he was traveling in was stopped on First Avenue because police saw he was not was not wearing a seat belt. Routine checks turned up the warrant on the NK man, a passenger in the car. He was taken into custody, held until he arranged bail, then released. The driver of the car was given a warning.

Wednesday, May 28

3:52 p.m. – Police arrested a New Castle, Pa., man, 47, for driving with a suspended license after he swerved to avoid hitting a deer in the road and ran into a tree on Carrs Pond Road near Bates Trail. A check of his Pennsylvania driver’s license showed it had been suspended, so police took him into custody. He was processed at the police station and released with a district court summons.

5:36 p.m. – Police arrested a Warwick man, 28, for driving with an expired license after he was stopped on First Avenue because one of the headlights wasn’t working right, there was a large crack in the windshield and the rear of the car was riding very low. Routine checks turned up the license violation as well as the car’s lack of registration. The car was towed from the scene and the Warwick man was issued a district court summons for the expired license but told the charge would be dismissed if he showed proof his license had been renewed within 10 days. He was given a traffic tribunal summons for driving an unregistered car.

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