2007-09-20 / News of Record

Police Log

Drunk driving charged

William P. Janes, 47, of Newport was charged Sept. 14 with first offense DUI and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test after he was stopped for erratic operation of a vehicle and braking frequently for no reason. Janes was held overnight at the police station where he was arraigned and a pre-trial court date was scheduled for Sept. 21 at Newport District Court, police said.

Underage possession of alcohol

Anthony J. Scalora, 18, of 38 Narragansett Ave., was charged Sept. 16 with underage possession of an alcoholic beverage after a citizen saw him throw a beer can at a house and yell at another citizen. Two minors were involved in the incident and were referred to Family Court. Scalora was arraigned at the police station and a pre-trial court date was scheduled for Sept. 21, at Newport District Court, police said.

Suspended license charged

Derek Gibbs, 37, of Newport was charged Sept. 15 with driving with a suspended license after he was stopped for speeding and swerving on Route 138 westbound. Gibbs was arraigned at the police station and a pre-trial court date is scheduled for Oct. 5, at Newport District Court, police said.

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