EG Police Reports: Warrants, More Warrants & Missing Car

by | Dec 15, 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.

Thursday, Dec. 4

5:24 a.m. – Cranston police took a North Kingstown man, 28, into custody on a warrant for violating a no-contact order out of East Greenwich. Police found him at his girlfriend’s home and EG police picked him up from Cranston PD.

9:41 a.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 28, on a bench warrant after the car he was traveling in was pulled over for speeding on Main Street. Routine checks on all the occupants (there were three) turned up the warrant for driving with a suspended license. He was taken into custody, processed and transferred to Kent County Courthouse for arraignment.

5:30 p.m. – Police arrested a West Warwick man, 30, on a bench warrant after he was pulled over after making a dangerous right turn onto South County Trail from a parking lot. Routine checks turned up the warrant. Police took the man into custody and processed at the station. He was able to arrange payment for court fines and a justice of the peace released him.

Friday, Dec. 5

5:35 p.m. – Police arrested a Johnston woman, 40, on a bench warrant after she was pulled over on Main Street for not wearing her seatbelt. She was taken into custody. At the station, she arranged for someone to bring in bail money. After arraignment by a justice of the peace, she was released with a citation for failing to wear a seatbelt.

11:27 p.m. – A woman told police her car was stolen while it was parked in the lot next to Raku Sakura sometime between 7 p.m. and the time of her call. She said the car may have been unlocked and a valet key was kept in the center console. She said there was a checkbook in the glove compartment. While she owed money on the car, she said she was not behind in payments. She parked in the lot because she just moved into an apartment above Raku.

Saturday, Dec. 6

11:15 a.m. – Police talked to the owner of the parking lot where the car went missing Friday night and learned the restaurant had towed the car, not knowing it belonged to a tenant.

Sunday, Dec. 7

4:16 p.m. – An EG resident told police her son wanted to take her car against her permission. Police arrived at the home in time to see the car leaving. Police followed the car onto South County Trail, pulling it over there. The son said he was driving down to URI where he is a student. Police told him he needed to return the car since it was in his mother’s name. The son returned home with the car and agreed to leave the car at home.

8:10 p.m. – A Falcon Circle resident reported a damaged mailbox and newspaper box, saying the damage occurred sometime overnight Saturday. Police noticed a tire mark leading to the boxes. Police discerned Saturday night’s rainy weather, combined with a lot of leaves in the roadway, could have been factors if a car came speeding down Falcon from Deerfield Drive. No other mailboxes in the area were damaged.

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