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.
Monday, Sept. 15
11 a.m. – A West Warwick man, 34, was arraigned in 3rd District Court on a misdemeanor charge of violating a no-contact order after the state Attorney General’s office dismissed a felony charge from May 25. Bail was set at $1,000 with surety and a no-contact order was issued.
12:35 p.m. – A Kirker Drive resident told police someone left a bicycle (a black Bridgeway NEXT model) on his property and he thought the bike – parked between two large evergreens – had been left in such a way so it would be hidden from view and able to be retrieved later. Police took custody of the bike.
3:25 p.m. – A Church Street resident told police his Acer laptop computer and a Playstation 3 were missing from his residence. There was no sign of forced entry. He said his door had been locked but police noticed the door lock could be easily manipulated by jiggling the door.
4:30 p.m. – After EGPD was notified of the escape of Keurys Pena, who was serving prison time for a breaking and entering in East Greenwich in 2012, police got in contact with the resident of the home that was broken into. She had arrived home while Pena and two others were in the driveway carting out goods from the house. The woman quickly pulled out of the driveway and escaped, then called 911. Police said they would have patrols keep a check on the property. Pena was taken back into custody Sept. 17 after being found in Providence.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
2:38 a.m. – A Larkspur Drive resident told police a drunk woman came into his house and lay down on the living room sofa. He and his wife had been sleeping when they heard someone walking on the front porch. He said he found a woman, in her late 20s, lying on the porch then got up and came inside to the sofa. According to the police report, the “unwanted intoxicated female” – identified by her license – lived nearby, so police delivered her home. The caller said he did not want to press charges.
Thursday, Sept. 18
10:58 a.m. – An EG resident told police she was being harassed by another woman because she had told the woman’s boyfriend she was cheating on him. Since then, the other woman had been texting and called the EG woman and the EG woman wanted it to stop. Police spoke with the other woman, who agreed to stop contacted the EG woman.
7:43 p.m. – Police arrested an East Greenwich man, 27, for stealing from Waterford Laundry, on Main Street, where he had been employed until the owner fired him Wednesday. According to the owner, the EG man had pocketed money meant for the cash register. The amount taken was $31.40. The owner said he wished to press charges and to have a no-trespass order issued to the EG man.
Friday, Sept. 19
9:47 a.m. – The manager of McDonald’s on New London Turnpike reported the driver of a U-Haul truck struck two drive-through poles and fixtures while trying to go through the drive-through despite a clearly evident 9’ clearance sign. The incident took place at 11:45 p.m. Thursday and was captured on surveillance video. However, the truck’s license plate and registration were not visible. The manager estimated the damage to be $10,000.
Sunday, Sept. 21
1:55 p.m. – An West Warwick man was bit by a dog after he tried to pet it. The animal, a large, black dog, was on a leash and being walked by a boy at the time of the incident. The police report did not contain information about where the man was at the time of the bite. Police talked to him while he was being treated at EGFD Station 1 on Main Street.