Tuesday, Aug. 29
Expired License and Unregistered car
12:50 A.M. – Police arrested a Johnston man, 20, for driving with an expired license after he was pulled over for speeding and was found to be driving an unregistered car. When police walked up to the passenger side of the car, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana. When the officer asked if there was anything like marijuana in the car, the occupants of the car handed over a small bag of what later tested positive for marijuana. The driver was issued a court summons for driving on an expired license and the car was towed. In addition, one of the passengers was found to have a warrant for his arrest in Johnston. He was turned over to Johnston police.
Wednesday, Aug. 30
Cars Broken into
1:30 P.M. – A resident of Signal Ridge way called police to report two cars had been broken into while they were parked in the garage. The cars had not been locked. Police found the middle garage door open. Among the items reported stolen were loose change, a leather briefcase, a Toshiba laptop computer, and a pair of Rayban sunglasses. The estimated value of the stolen items was $470. Nothing in the garage appeared to have been taken and no one gained entry to the house. Later the same day, the briefcase was found near Division Road.
Thursday, Aug. 31
Revoked License and Larceny from Car
12:02 A.M.- Police arrested a North Providence man, 47, for driving with a revoked license after he was pulled over for not using a turn signal. Routine checks turned up unpaid traffic tickets from New York. He was charged with Driving After Revoked License and was issued a District Court Summons and a traffic citation.
7:10 A.M. – A Woodbridge Drive resident told police his car had been broken into. The owner told police he’d last seen his car at 8 p.m. Wednesday. When he went out to his car this morning he found the inside of the car was a mess. His wallet was missing, including credit cards and his driver’s license. He wasn’t sure if the vehicle had been locked or unlocked.
Friday, Sept. 1
10:20 A.M.- A Waterford Drive resident told police his personal identification had been stolen. On Aug. 31, a package from Victoria Secret that he hadn’t ordered was delivered to his house. He contacted his bank and they advised him that his name, address, date of birth, and Social Security number were all compromised. His information had been used to buy approximately $1000 worth of goods over the Internet.
Sunday, Sept. 3
6:30 P.M. – Police were called to Finn’s Harborside after a customer became unruly and security asked him to leave. The customer told police that he came to the Harborside to listen to live music and that shortly after he got there he was asked to leave by security. He argued with security. After this happened, a Finn’s employee asked police to issue the the customer a No Trespass Order for the establishment.