2007-07-19 / News of Record

Police Log

Assault and disorderly conduct

Ian O'Neill, 19, of 29 Clarke St., was allegedly involved in a physical altercation on High Street on July 15 and was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct, police said. O'Neill was held at the police department and a pretrial hearing was scheduled for July 24 at Newport District Court, according to police.

Kevin Barrett, 44, of 75 Southwest Ave., was also allegedly involved in a physical altercation on High Street on July 15 and charged with simple assault, disor- derly conduct, and probation violation, police said. Barrett was held at the police department and a probation violation status conference was scheduled for July 24 at Newport District Court according to police.

DUI and Breathalyzer refusal

James M. Rezendez, 41, of Exeter, was stopped on North Main Road on July 14 for a traffic violation and was charged with firstoffense DUI and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test, police said. Rezendez was held at the police department and a pre-trial hearing was scheduled for July 20 at Newport District Court, according to police.

Break and enter

and other charges

Joshua Neves, 19, of 126 Narragansett Ave., was arrested in Newport by the Newport Police on July 13 on an arrest warrant obtained by the Jamestown Police Department.

In early May, the Jamestown Police discovered new information in the investigation of a house break-in that occurred in March of 2006 on Walcott Avenue. This information led to the Jamestown police obtaining an arrest warrant to charge Neves with breaking and entering a dwelling.

Neves was also charged with distributing a controlled substance. This charge was the result of a month-long joint investigation involving the Jamestown, Newport, and Little Compton police departments in March of 2007. During the course of the investigation Neves was observed allegedly selling marijuana in Jamestown, police said.

On July 14, Neves was arraigned at the police station on the aforementioned charges. He was also presented as an alleged probation violator and is being held at the ACI pending future court appearances, according to police.

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