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 19
11:15 a.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 19, for domestic simple assault and disorderly conduct, after he turned himself in at the police station for an incident May 11.
1 p.m. – An EG man told police he needed help getting his ex-girlfriend to move out. He said her name was not on the lease but that she was not acting to move out. The woman told police she was in the process of moving out but was waiting for a friend to help her.
2:35 p.m. – An East Greenwich woman told police her ex-boyfriend was trespassing at her home, including entering without permission. She said he recently had the locks changed on the house. The woman said she didn’t want to press charges, but asked police to speak to the man. Police reached the man and told him to stay away. The man said the woman had invited him over.
Tuesday, May 20
1:20 p.m. – Police assisted EGFD at a vehicle fire in the parking lot at 1000 Division St. The car was fully involved; firefighters were able to put out the fire, but not before it damaged to the car next to it.
3:14 a.m. – Police arrested a West Warwick man, 28, on a bench warrant after he was stopped in the park-and-ride on Frenchtown Road after a report of a suspicious man. Routine checks turned up the warrant, as well as a suspended driver’s license. He also was charged with possessing less than an ounce of what turned out to be marijuana.
6:51 p.m. – Police arrested a West Warwick woman, 36, for driving with a suspended license after she was stopped on South County Trail because of one of the rear stop lights was out on her car. Routine checks turned up the license violation as well as a suspended car registration. Police gave her a district court summons and had her car towed from the scene.
Wednesday, May 21
2:29 p.m. – An employee of Karma Couture told police someone called the store saying there was an outstanding loan and she needed to buy a prepaid credit card at CVS and send it to him. Realizing it was a scam, the employee hung up, but two more calls came through and the third caller said he knew where the employee lived and would slit her throat. Police tested the phone number used in the calls and it would not take incoming calls.
7:38 p.m. – Police assisted EGFD at Scalloptown Park on the report of a car stuck on an embankment by the water. The driver told police he had been backing up and didn’t realize there was a drop off. A tow truck arrived and pulled the car free.