Police Log: Package Drop Fail; Head-Butt on Main Street; Keyed Car

by | Mar 11, 2018

By Bethany Hashway

Tuesday, Feb. 20

10:55 a.m. – A North Kingstown woman told police her car was keyed while her car was parked on Queen Street on Feb. 17. The woman told police that she had been involved in an incident with her ex-boyfriend and she thought he may have been involved with the vandalism to her car.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

11:22 a.m. – A Pequot Trail resident told police about an unwanted FedEx package she had received. The woman told police she hadn’t ordered anything from FedEx. The package was for another woman but had listed the home address to Pequot Trail. Police had reached out to the FedEx Fraud Department regarding the unwanted package and FedEx was able to track the package to AT&T in Fort Worth Texas. FedEx told police that they didn’t want the package back and if there were any fraud it would have to be reported by AT&T. The woman told police she had received a package a few days earlier addressed to the same person. She also told police that a woman driving a red station wagon had came to her door and told her she was the woman listed on the package and asked her for it. The Pequot Trail resident gave the woman the package. She didn’t think much of it until the third unwanted package came arrived. Inside the package was a new iPhone 7 Plus. Police took the package to check it out and they have found it to be purchased fraudulently and the woman’s address was being used for package drops.

5:25 p.m. – Police arrested a Providence man, 20, for driving on a suspended license after he was pulled over on Howland Road for driving without a front license plate and for having dark tinted windows. Checks on the license plate showed that the plates didn’t match the car – the man said his friend gave him the plate. Routine checks showed the man had a suspended license. Police gave him District Court summons for the suspended license as well as summons’s for driving an unregistered car, display of plates, and an unlawful installation of sunscreen material. Police seized the license plate and took his license.

Thursday, Feb. 22

11:46 p.m. – Someone at Main Street Coffee called police after an employee was allegedly assaulted by a customer. The employee told police he had been working as security by the front door but saw a man walk up to a table and make rude comments to the people at that table. The security guard told police he tried to step in but the man tried to head-butt him and a struggle ensued. The man left and went out to Main Street and headed northeast, crossing the street. Witnesses told police the man’s his ex-girlfriend among those he had harassed. The security guard was not injured. Police later found the man’s car unattended on Peirce Street but there was no sign of the man. Police drew up a warrant with charges of disorderly conduct and assault and battery.

Friday, Feb. 23

9:00 a.m. – The property manager for 235 Main St. called police after two newly installed parking lot signs were removed. The woman told police one of the signs was a No Parking, Tow Away Zone Sign, and the other read No Valet Parking in Driveway. The two parking signs with metal posts attached were pulled out of the ground and one was placed on the ground with the other sign leaning against a wall.

4:54 p.m. – Police arrested and East Greenwich man, 47, at his home at his home on a warrant out of EGPD for simple assault, domestic disorderly and disorderly charges. He was taken into custody and transported to EGPD for processing.

Saturday, Feb. 24

9:31 p.m. – Police arrested a Warwick man, 20, for street racing after he and another car were seen speeding on Post Road. The man was pulled over for speeding and a number of other moving violations. According to the report, both cars were doing 89 mph in a 35 mph zone. Routine checks were done and showed the man had an active license. He was taken into custody and transported to EGPD for processing. His car was towed. He was charged and issued a District Court summons for reckless driving, speeding and conditions requiring reduced speed/move over violation. He was released at 11 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 25

3:36 p.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown woman, 40, on a bench warrant. Police had spotted her walking on Main Street. When police made contact with her they told her she had a warrant to which she told police she knew about. She was taken into custody and transported processed at EGPD, and then she was delivered to the ACI in Cranston.

4:11 p.m. – Police arrested a Coventry man, 35, for driving while intoxicated after police were called to 333 Main Street for a car accident. When police showed up they had found two vehicles that were broken down in the road. One vehicle was in the southbound lane and the other car was facing the north. While officers were speaking to the Coventry man, he appeared to be sleepy and his speech was mumbled. Police had asked him if he had anything to drink; he said no. He did tell police he was coming from work at Quidnessett Country Club in North Kingstown and he told police that he had left an hour ago. He also told police that he did not use any drugs today but is on medication He did tell police that he took 4 mg of Suboxone daily, which is prescribed, to him. After the man failed field sobriety tests, he was taken into custody and transported to EGPD for processing. He was issued a district court summons for driving under the influence and was issued a summons for leaving the lane of travel. He was released to a family member.

Monday, Feb. 26

1:24 a.m. – Police cited a Coventry man for driving a car with expired registration after he was pulled over on Route 4 for speeding. According to the report he was doing 89 mph in a 55 mph zone. The man told police he was speeding but thought he was only going 75 or 80 mph and he told police he knows his registration is expired and he hasn’t had the time to register his car. Routine checks showed the registration was expired. The car was towed from the scene and he was issued a summons for speeding.

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