Police Log: Early Pickup Goes Awry; Missing Motor Turns Up on Facebook

by | Feb 24, 2019

By Bethany J. Hashway

Tuesday, Jan. 29

8:45 a.m. – Police arrested a Cranston woman, 49, for domestic violence after police were called to Long Street for an assault. The woman who’d called the police said she had been taking care of her brother’s two daughters for a couple of days. The girls’ mother wasn’t supposed to pick them up until Jan. 30 but she’d shown up today and said she wanted to pick up her daughters. When the aunt said no, she told police, the mother pushed her through a door, scratched her right hand, grabbed her by the hair and tried to throw her downstairs. The children told police their mom wasn’t supposed to pick them up until Wednesday. The father had alerted police on Monday that he was going to be in the hospital for surgery and that his ex-wife might try to pick up the children early. The mother was taken into custody and charged with domestic simple assault and disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

10:15 a.m. – Police arrested a Warwick man, 29, for a suspended license after police were called to Main and Armory streets for a motor vehicle accident. Routine checks were done which showed that his license was suspended. He was issued a District Court summons for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a traffic citation for failing to yield the right of way when pulling out into the street from a driveway.

Thursday, Jan. 31

9 a.m. – An East Greenwich resident told police an outboard motor had gone missing from his house on Narrow Lane sometime during the past two weeks. He said the motor had been in the basement and that he was having work done on the house so there were a variety of subcontractors on the property. The resident said he saw his motor listed for sale on Facebook, identifying it by its serial number.

12:41 p.m. – Police arrested a Pawtucket woman, 25, for embezzling after Pawtucket police arrested her on the active warrant out of EGPD. She was turned over to EGPD then processed and released.

Saturday, Feb. 2

2:20 a.m. – Police arrested a Providence man, 28, for a warrant after he was stopped for speeding. Routine checks were done which revealed the man had a warrant out of Pawtucket Police Department. He was taken into custody and transported to EGPD for processing then turned over to Pawtucket police.

Monday, Feb. 4

6 p.m. – Police were called to the park and ride on South County Trail for a report of damage to a vehicle that was parked in the lot from 7 a.m to 6 p.m. The car owner told police the rear window had been broken. Nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle.

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