Photo sharing not recommended; 2 arrests for Thanksgiving – East Greenwich News
Monday 22 November
12:56 – A caller testified that two residents of Main Street were involved in an altercation; EGFD responded.
4:22 p.m. – A caller requested a welfare check for an EG woman; the woman had spoken with the appellant but had stopped talking. The police checked the house, but no one responded. They spoke to her on the phone and she agreed to speak to a crisis clinician.
5:18 p.m. – Police were called to Re / Max on Main Street where the building elevator call box itself was sending out calls. Police would speak to EGFD or the building owner if the calls continued.
Tuesday 23 November
4:30 – Police observed a vehicle parked without license plates on Main Street as it forced another car. After carrying out a check, the police discovered that the vehicle’s registration had been canceled and had the car towed.
9:26 – A man from EG told police that a woman on the dating app Hinge tried to scam him. He said she told him she was an international flight attendant temporarily at Warwick and, after talking a bit, sent her indecent photos of himself. The next day, he received phone calls and messages on WhatsApp saying he had to pay $ 1,400 or that the photos would be sent to family members on Facebook. The man told police the woman said she would “ruin her life”. Police advised her to ask family members to block the woman on social media and not to contact her as it was likely just a financial scam.
12:41 – Police investigated a shoplifting incident at Dave’s Marketplace; the shoplifter paid $ 7 for the stolen sandwich.
3:40 p.m. – A resident of Nichols Lane told police that a tree service cut down a branch that removed wires from his house; National Grid was on site and police identified the tree service.
5:46 p.m. – A caller reported an affected deer on Tillinghast Road; the animal was missing when the police arrived.
wednesday 24 november
02:58 – Police observed a man asleep in his vehicle in Sunoco on the South County Trail; he was an employee and checked out fine.
11:18 am – Police performed a welfare check on a woman, but she hung up after police briefly contacted her. A reverse phone call showed she lived in Warwick, so EGPD asked WPD to follow up.
3:40 p.m. – Police arrested a driver on Division Street near Main Street who was driving a vehicle with four flat tires; the driver called AAA.
4:11 p.m. – NKPD asked the police to search for a driver involved in a shoplifting incident; the police located the driver at her home and the NKPD arrested her.
22:19 – A caller told police that a large group of people on King Street were very noisy; the group dispersed when the police arrived.
22:26 – Someone alerted the police after a vehicle hit a cyclist on Main Street; EGFD took the cyclist to hospital while the driver went to the police headquarters to complete a statement.
11:50 p.m. – Police observed a vehicle parked at the basketball courts on Frenchtown Road and fired the driver.
Thursday 25 November
00:22 –A resident of Woodbridge Drive told police her home alarm went off and she wanted police to check the area. The alarm company said the flooding may have set off the alarm; police discovered that an overflowing sink had caused the problem.
01:18 – Police arrested a man from Westerly, 19, for suspected driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs after being involved in a car accident on Main Street. Police first observed the man traveling over 50 mph on Main Street and immediately followed him. The man approached the slow traffic in front of the hotel on Main Street and swerved to avoid vehicles on the roadway, but struck the back corner of one of the cars – causing the vehicle to roll over. man from Westerly in an open parking space outside the hotel. Police rushed to the scene, abducted the driver and handcuffed him. In the vehicle, police observed four passengers, an open box of Twisted Teas, and an empty drinking glass. The man failed three DUI tests, so the police took him into custody. During this time, the driver who had been hit did well. Back at the station, the man screamed excessively and knocked on his cell door. The police told him to stop beating, but they eventually moved him to another cell after opening the door to the cell door, which allowed him to put his hand out.
2:55 p.m. – KCWA told police that a recycling truck struck a fire hydrant on Marion Street. Police observed slight damage, but no water leakage. Police informed EGFD and KCWA said they would repair the fire hydrant; the police took pictures.
9:16 p.m. – Police arrested a 26-year-old man from Warwick for disorderly conduct and domestic vandalism after becoming angry and allegedly breaking things in his parents’ house. The man’s father – who was outside the house – told police his son was out of control and was screaming. When the police entered the house, they observed holes in the wall and several objects were overturned in the living room. The parents said their son came for Thanksgiving dinner and seemed in good spirits. They said he had drunk five glasses of wine and started screaming for unknown reasons. Parents believed that lingering issues between their son and his girlfriend were a possible reason for the explosion. Police spoke with the son who apologized and said he got angry because he was not where he wanted to be in life with his career and relationship. Because of his behavior, the police took him into custody; the police took pictures of the damage.
Friday November 26
00:21 – A caller testified that a drunk person was trying to leave The Trap in his vehicle; WPD responded since the restaurant is located in Warwick.
1:05 am – Police observed a prisoner banging his head against the cell wall, causing a swollen and bruised forehead; the police called EGFD for a welfare check.
saturday 27 november
01:56 – A caller told police she saw a man driving behind a building on South County Trail and parking there for a while – she did not see him again. Police attended the scene with NKPD and RISP and found the man asleep in the driver’s seat. They woke him up, but his words didn’t make sense when he spoke. The NKPD pulled him out of the car, but he did not obey orders to remain seated, which resulted in the police handcuffing him and rolling him onto his stomach. After that the man complied and said he was on his way to a friend’s house but was unsure why he had stopped behind that particular building – he said he had been drinking earlier. Police found 2 small knives and a tire iron in the vehicle, but nothing else suspicious. EGFD cleared him and the police drove him home while the vehicle was being towed.
02:29 – Police observed two people napping in a vehicle on Crompton Avenue; they were sent on their way.
10:55 p.m. – A caller said his neighbor kept knocking on his door. Police visited the neighbor’s apartment, but the lights were out and no one responded.
23:33 – A caller said she hit a tree after serving to avoid a deer. Her husband picked her up and brought her home before she called the police; the police notified the towing company.
Sunday November 28
3:05 – A resident of Frenchtown Road said someone driving in the neighborhood kept honking their horns. The police followed the driver (a youth) home and handed him over to his mother.
3h25 – A caller said his neighbor was knocking on his door again. Police spoke with the man and called for help.
10:18 am – An appellant told police that he used a sound level meter to determine the noise level from a nearby leaf blower; it came back to 80 db.
10:37 a.m. –A resident of Knollwood Avenue told police that a station wagon had been parked in the same spot in front of his property for two weeks. Police contacted the owner who moved the car.
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