Police Log & Court News
Woman picked up on warrant
Georgiana Smith, 48, of 79 Neptune St. was picked up Nov. 11 on a district court warrant for failing to appear in court for a second time.
Smith was taken to the Adult Correctional Institutions, and appeared at a review hearing Nov. 13. Smith pleaded no contest to the original charge of driving with a suspended license and was fined $350, police said, adding that the fine will be reduced if Smith gets her license reinstated by Dec. 16.
Richard R. Rainone, 29, of 991 North Main Rd. was charged with driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop on North Main Road.
Rainone is scheduled to appear Dec. 2 in Newport District Court, police said.
A resident of Beacon Avenue told police Nov. 13 that his house was entered by someone who pushed in a window pane. It was not determined if anything was taken, police said.
A Southwest Avenue man reported Nov. 14 that his mailbox had been destroyed.
Newport District Court news
• Sok Hardiman, 20, of North Kingstown pleaded no contest Oct. 31 to three charges: vandalism, making obscene phone calls, and willful trespassing.
He received a one-year suspended sentence on all three counts and one year of probation. He must also undergo mental health and domestic violence counseling, and pay court costs, police said.
• Jesse Lohrs, 24, of Coventry pleaded no contest Oct. 28 to a charge of driving with a suspended license. Lohrs was fined $250, and court costs, police said.
• Mark Rauseo, 39, of Middletown pleaded no contest Nov. 7 to three counts of writing bad checks to a Jamestown business.
The case was filed for one year and Rauseo was ordered to pay restitution, police said.