Drunk driving charged
Olga McMaster, 47, of 87 Southwest Ave. was charged with drunk driving Nov. 13 after she was observed driving erratically through town.
McMaster appeared in Newport District Court on a violation hearing Nov. 14, police said.
Attempted B & E reported
A resident of Bayview Drive told police Nov. 9 that someone tried to gain entry to his house by ripping off the door that led to where the garbage cans were kept.
Nothing was taken, police said.
A resident of Weatherly Court reported Nov. 11 that political signs and beer cans were strewn around his lawn.
A Jamestown man reported Nov. 11 that he was driving through Shoreby Hill and came upon a plank with nails protruding from it in the road. When he stopped to move the plank off the road, a man in a pickup truck at the construction site yelled threats at him.
When police arrived at the scene, the man in the pickup was gone, they said.