Transportation of alcoholic beverage by a minor
Caleb Poirier, 19, of 31A Mt. Hygeia Ave., Foster, was charged Dec. 28, with transportation of an alcoholic beverage by a minor after police discovered the beverage while they were checking on a suspicious vehicle at Fort Wetherill in which Poirier was a passenger, police said.
Poirier was not held at the police station. An arraignment was scheduled for Jan. 7, at Newport District Court, police said.
First offense possession of marijuana
Adriana Vorse, 21, of 9 Reservoir Circle, Jamestown, was charged Dec. 28, with first offense possession of marijuana after police allegedly found the controlled substance while checking on a suspicious vehicle at Fort Wetherill, police said.
Vorse was held at the police station where an arraignment was scheduled for Jan. 7, at Newport District Court, according to police.
Bench warrant violation
John R. Pearson, 51, of 425 Snuff Mill Road, Saunderstown, was charged Jan. 1, with a bench warrant violation for failing to appear in court, police said. On a tip from the North Kingstown Police, Pearson was picked up at 63 Buoy St. and transported to the ACI where he was held without bail. Further court details were not available, according to police.
Disorderly conduct/ resisting arrest
Joseph M. Medeiros, 33, of 131 New St., Rehobeth, Mass., was charged Jan. 1, with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after police were called to report suspicious behavior on Narragansett Avenue, police said. Medeiros was allegedly uncooperative and resisted police when they attempted to question him. He was held at the police station where an arraignment was scheduled for Jan. 7, at Newport District Court, according to police.
• On Dec. 28, an unauthorized use of a credit card to obtain cash was reported to police and to the bank, police said. The incident is under investigation.
• On Dec. 28, a customer allegedly walked out on a bill at a restaurant on Narragansett Avenue. The incident was reported to police.
• On Jan. 2, a bicycle worth $300 was reported stolen from in front of the recreation center on Conanicus Avenue.
• On Jan. 2, jewelry was reported missing from a recently deceased person’s house on Longfellow Road.
• On Jan. 2, a skunk was reported in distress and disoriented on Hamilton Avenue. Police were called to put the animal down. There was no evidence of rabies and nobody was exposed, police said.