2006-10-05 / News

Police Log

Juvenile cited for

driving violation

Three juveniles in a car were stopped at Ft. Wetherill Sept. 30 after the park had closed. The driver, 16, was cited for driving with a learner's permit without an adult in the vehicle. A passenger, 17, was given a stern warning for obstructing an officer in the line of duty. A second passenger, 16, was given a stern warning for violating park hours.

Police said a Family Court petition will be filed for the cited teen.

DUI charged

Joan Farnsworth, 60, was charged with drunk driving after an officer stopped her for driving erratically on Narragansett Avenue.

She will be arraigned for a first offense Oct. 13 at Newport District Court, police said.

Assault charged

Steven T. Marguette, 19, of North Kingstown was charged with assault and resisting arrest Sept. 30 after an altercation with an off-duty police officer at the Xtra/ Mart on Narragansett Avenue.

He will be arraigned Oct. 13 at Newport District Court, according to the police.

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