2010-08-26 / News of Record

POLICE LOG

Domestic assault, vandalism

Amy Gladding, 35, of Conanicus Avenue was charged Aug. 16 with domestic simple assault and domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property after a caller requested assistance from police after a physical argument with his girlfriend, who then allegedly locked him out of his apartment, police said.

Gladding was held at the police station and a re-arraignment was scheduled for Aug. 17 in Newport District Court, police said.

Possession of drugs

Liliana Payne, 27, of 2 Bonnie Crest Gar Harrison Ave., Newport, was charged Aug. 15 with possession of drugs schedule I, II, III, IV and V and drug paraphernalia after she was pulled over on Route 138 for erratic driving, police said.

Payne was held at the police station and a re-arraignment was scheduled for Aug. 20 in Newport District Court, police said.

Sale of tobacco to minor

by employee

• Ranj Muhajir, 44, of 263 Bebbington Rd. in Ashford Conn., was charged Aug. 18 with sale of tobacco to a minor by employee (Muhajir is the store owner. He did not commit the offense) after a subject under the age of 18, working for the Jamestown Police, purchased a cigar from his store without being asked for ID, police said.

Muhajir was not held at the police station. An arraignment was scheduled for Aug. 24 in Newport District Court, police said.

• Varsha Patel, 44, of 15 Pembroke Dr. in Johnston, was charged Aug. 18 with sale of tobacco to a minor by employee (Patel is the store owner. She did not commit the offense) after a subject under the age of 18 working for the Jamestown Police purchased a cigar from her store without being asked for ID, police said.

Patel was not held at the police station. An arraignment was scheduled for Aug. 24 in Newport District Court, police said.

DUI charge

Andrew J. Martin, 46, of 191 Franklin Rd. in Coventry, was charged Aug. 19 with first-offense DUI after being stopped on North Main Road for speeding and blowing .10-.15 on a Breathalyzer, police said.

Martin was held at the police station and a re-arraignment was scheduled for Aug. 27 in Newport District Court, police said.

Possession of marijuana

A juvenile male, 16, of Bethel, Conn., was charged Aug. 20 with first-offense possession of marijuana after a police officer observed him behaving suspiciously on Narragansett Avenue, police said. The subject was not held at the police station and a court date will be scheduled in Newport District Court, police said.

Incidents

• On Aug. 18, a purse was reported missing from an unlocked car at Beavertail State Park. Police remind everyone to lock their vehicle when it is not occupied and to not leave valuables in plain view.

• On Aug. 22, guests at a wedding reception at a private home on Bayview Drive reported that wallets, purses, a digital camera and other valuables were missing from tables when occupants left them unattended.

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