2005-10-20 / News of Record

Police Log & Court News

Charged with assault

• Angel Merced, 29, of Providence was charged Oct. 17 with assaulting a Mast Street man after an altercation. Merced was also charged with possession of marijuana. Police said that because the man was an alleged probation violator he was held and turned over to Superior Court.

• Raymond J. Duclos, 46, of 11 Mast St. was charged Oct. 17 with one count of domestic simple assault. Duclos is scheduled to appear Nov. 4 in Newport District Court, police said.

Arrested on warrant

Nicholas M. Wilkie, 21, of 7 Windsor St. was picked up on an outstanding warrant from Newport District Court.

Because he was an alleged probation violator, police said that Wilkie was turned over to Superior Court.

Acts of vandalism

• An East Shore Road resident told police Oct. 18 that the brass padlock on his well cover was damaged.

• A resident of Beacon Avenue reported Oct. 17 that his mailbox had been destroyed.

• A shop owner on Southwest Avenue reported Oct. 16 that 12 pumpkins had been smashed at the store.

• A Narragansett Avenue resident told police Oct. 12 that a large planter was smashed on the property.

Boat trailer stolen

A resident of Seaside Drive reported Oct. 12 that his 12-foot boat trailer had been stolen from Ft. Getty.

Court News

Newport District Court dispositions for Sept. 30:

• Stephanie Butler, 24, of Warwick pleaded no contest to an amended charge of reckless driving. She was given one year probation, 90 days loss of license, ordered to pay court costs and $500 to the victim’s compensation fund, police said.

• Corey Higbee, 20, of 19 Hull St. pleaded no contest to a charge of vandalism and malicious injury to property.

The charge was filed for one year. He must perform 20 hours of community service, pay court costs and undergo a mental health evaluation, police said.

Police said that restitution has been made for the crime.

Another charge of tampering with vehicles was dismissed under court rule 48A, according to police.

• Kenneth Laughlin, 43, of Providence pleaded no contest to a charge of possession of marijuana. The case was filed for one year, he was ordered to pay a $200 contribution to the victim’s compensation fund and court costs, police said.

• Vincent Neri, 18, of 7 Galley St. pleaded no contest to a charge of vandalism and malicious injury to property. He was given one year’s probation. He also must make restitution and have no contact with the victims. He was assessed court costs, police added.

• Robert Pennoyer, 21, of North Kingstown pleaded no contest to a charge of possessing marijuana. His charge was filed for one year, and he was ordered to make $200 contribution to the victim’s compensation fund and pay court costs, police said. Another charge of driving in possession of a controlled substance was dismissed as part of a plea agreement, police said.

• Edward Silvia, 54, of 30 Walcott Ave. pleaded no contest to a charge of reckless driving and eluding police. He was given one year of probation and ordered to pay court costs, police said.

Dispositions for Oct. 4:

• Debra Higney, 40, of Narragansett admitted to a charge of refusing to take a Breathalyzer test. She was fined $200, given a highway assessment of $500, a three-month loss of license, 10 hours of community service, and she must take a drunk driving course, police said.

• Kyle Therriault, 21, of West Warwick pleaded no contest to a charge of vandalism and malicious injury to property. He was given one year’s probation, and ordered to pay restitution and court costs, police said.

On a charge of possession of marijuana, he pleaded no contest. The case was filed for one year and he was ordered to pay $250 to the victim’s compensation fund, police said.

Dispositions for Oct. 6:

• Thomas Walsh, 21, of Saunderstown admitted to a charge of refusing to take a Breathalyzer test. He was given a $200 fine, a $500 highway assessment, and he must take a drunk driver’s course and perform 10 hours of community service, police said.

Dispositions for Oct. 15:

• Nicholas Wilkie, 21, of 7 Windsor St. was presented on a bench warrant. He posted bail in full and was released, police said.

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