Sheri L. Lafurge, 35, of 8 Cozzen’s Avenue in Highland Falls, N.Y., was charged Oct. 7 with driving with a suspended license after she was stopped on Route 138 eastbound for a traffic infraction, police said. Lafurge was not held and a re-arraignment was scheduled for Oct. 15 in Newport District Court, according to police.
Jeremy Page, 19, of 9 Howland Ave. in Jamestown, was charged Oct. 9 with disorderly conduct and obstructing traffic after he allegedly placed traffic cones across Narragansett Avenue in front of Town Hall. The cones caused motorists to stop from both directions with no alternative route, police said. Police removed the cones, which were placed at the side of the road to be used to redirect traffic during the Columbus Day Bicycle Race on Oct. 10.
Later that afternoon, the cones were placed across the road again. Police removed them and staked out the area. Several hours later, police caught Page allegedly placing the cones back in the street, police said. Page was held at the station and a re-arraignment was scheduled for Oct. 15 in Newport District Court, according to police.
Driving with expired license
Arial R. Santucci, 28, of 86 Kingstown Rd. in Narragansett, was charged Oct. 10 with driving with an expired license after police stopped her on North Main Road for allegedly driving at night with a malfunctioning headlight. When asked for her license and registration, Santucci showed the police an expired license, police said. She was not held at the station and a further court date was not established. Santucci was issued a citation that indicated the number of days she has to produce a valid license, police said.
First-offense DUI and refusal
to take a Breathalyzer test
Neil Zartarian, 52, of 41 Grey Gull Rd. in Jamestown, was charged Oct. 10 with first-offense DUI and refusing to take a Breathalyzer test after he was stopped on Walcott Avenue for alleged erratic driving. Police smelled alcohol on his breath and gave Zartarian a field sobriety test, which he failed, according to police.
Zartarian was held at the station, where he refused to take the Breathalyzer test. A re-arraignment was scheduled for Oct. 15 in Newport District Court, police said.
Juvenile possession of alcohol
A juvenile was charged with alleged underage possession of alcohol when police checked out a gathering on Mt. Hope Avenue, where a number of cars were parked. The juvenile was taken to the station, where the parents were given custody. Information on further court action was not available, according to police.
On Oct. 6, a deer-hunting stand was stolen from a private lot on the South End of the island.