Simple assault, vandalism/ malicious injury to property and
Fredrick Jones, 48, of 1801 Gravier St., New Orleans, La. was charged July 6 with simple assault or battery, refuse/relinquish telephone and vandalism/malicious injury to property after police investigated a 911 hang-up call. According to police, their investigation led them to 158 Walcott Ave., where Jones was taken into custody after police determined that an assault had taken place. Jones was held overnight at the police station and arraigned the next morning in Newport District Court, police said.
Use/possession of fireworks
under 16 years old and vandalism/
malicious injury to property
A juvenile was charged July 9 with use/possession of fireworks under 16 years old and vandalism/ malicious injury to property, after police answered a call on Conanicus Avenue and took the youth into custody. According to police, the juvenile admitted to possession of fireworks and causing damage to a vehicle when the fireworks went off. The juvenile was not held at the police station. The case was remanded to Newport Family Court, police said.
DUI/drugs/alcohol/first offense - B.A.C. and refusal to submit to a
Dinalyn Newhall, 29, of 24 Batchelder Rd., 112 A4 Seabrook, N.H., was charged July 10 with first-offense DUI and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test, police said. Newhall was taken into custody at the Newport Bridge toll plaza after police received a call from a toll plaza officer reporting a possible intoxicated driver. According to police, Newhall was held at the police station for arraignment and a re-arraignment was scheduled for July 16 in Newport District Court.
DUI of liquor or drugs - first
offense .15/Greater B.A.C.
Sean Healey, 54, of 6 Cypress Ave., Narragansett, was stopped on North Main Road for driving erratically, police said. He was charged July 6 with first-offense DUI with a B.A.C. of .15 or greater after submitting to a Breathalyzer test. Healey was held at the police station for arraignment and a re-arraignment was scheduled for July 23 in Newport District Court, according to police.
Driving after denial,
suspended/revocation of license
Christopher Wainford, 38, of 10 Courtland Dr., in Narragansett, was pulled over after failing to come to a complete stop at a stop sign at North Main Road and Narragansett Avenue, police said. He was charged July 9 with driving with a suspended/revoked drivers license. An arraignment was scheduled for July 16 at Newport District Court, police said.
• On July 4 between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. the next morning, a vehicle bearing Massachusetts license plates was vandalized while parked behind the Conanicut Marine Store at 20 Narragansett Ave. According to the report, the rear quarter panel of the car had been significantly keyed.
• The police and fire department were called to the Jamestown Recreation Center July 6, where a car had filled with smoke after fireworks ignited inside the vehicle. Police de- tained suspects and the case is under investigation.
• An alleged assault victim called for police assistance on Dumpling Drive July 7, where two men were involved in a physical altercation. One suffered minor injuries involving bite marks, which were attended by EMS personnel. No charges were pressed and no arrests were made.
• On July 8 at 5:32 p.m., the police were called to a two-vehicle accident on the Jamestown Bridge. One person was injured and was transported to Newport Hospital.
• From July 2 through 12, police made 26 stops for various traffic law infractions. Of the 26 stops, 17 were given warnings.