Felony and simple
Guy Frigon, 50, of 865 East Shore Rd., was charged Dec. 21 with felony assault and possession of crack cocaine, police said.
According to police, Frigon was arrested after police obtained a search warrant in an ongoing investigation. He was held at the police station and arraigned by a Justice of the Peace, police said.
A pre-trial hearing is scheduled at Newport District Court for Jan. 2, police said.
The following day, Frigon was charged with simple assault in a separate instance for assaulting a 46-year-old island resident with a snow shovel, police said.
He was held at the police station, arraigned and sent to the Adult Correctional Institutions as a bail violator, police said. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Dec. 30, police said.