2006-04-13 / News of Record

Police Log

Drunk driving charged

Thomas S. Lowell, 45, of 54 Whittier Rd. was charged April 9 with drunk driving after being stopped for driving erratically on Emerson Road.

Lowell is scheduled to appear April 28 in Newport District Court, police said.

Threatening calls charged

David E. Roosa, 50, of Little Compton was charged April 9 with making several threatening phone calls to a resident of East Shore Road.

Roosa is scheduled to appear April 14 for a pre-trial hearing in Newport District Court, police said. Marijuana possession charges

+ Michael A. Schultheiss, 19, of 30 Buoy St. and Christopher M. Bitwinski, 20, of Wakefield were charged with possession of marijuana after a motor vehicle investigation at Ft. Wetherill State Park.

The two are scheduled to appear April 14 in Newport District Court for pre-trial hearings, police said.

+ Joseph M. Freitas, 21, of Saunderstown, and Vincent J. Neri, 19, of 2 Umiak Ave., Jamestown were charged with possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Hull Street.

At his arraignment, Neri pleaded no contest and was given one year of probation and ordered to pay a $200 contribution to the victims' compensation fund and court costs.

Freitas is scheduled for a pretrial hearing in Newport District Court on April 14, police said.

Drugs reported stolen

A resident of Narragansett Avenue told police April 6 that someone stole prescription drugs from his apartment.

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