Underage possession of
Three young adults; Dennis Joseph Lathan, 18, of Conanicus Avenue; Freddie Hicks, 19, of 220 Park Holm, Newport; Jill Robbins, 19, of 74 Stonegate Dr., North Kingstown; and a juvenile, 17, were charged July 23 with underage possession of an alcoholic beverage at Park Dock, police said. During a routine inspection of the area, officers encountered the youths at a campfire with the alcohol.
They were not held at the police station. An arraignment was scheduled for the three adults on July 30 in Newport District Court. The youth was remanded to Newport Family Court.
• July 20, money was reported stolen from the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The case is under investigation.
• July 22, police assisted in pulling two people from the water at Head’s Beach after their sailboat overturned.
• July 24, police were called to East Ferry, where a boat was at anchor taking on water. Sea Safe was called to pump out the boat.
• July 25, a pram was reported stolen between July 18 and July 25 from behind a Seaside Drive house while the residents were away.