• A male juvenile, 17, of North Kingstown, was charged Sept. 24 with first-offense possession of marijuana. According to police, the teen was stopped for erratic operation of a motor vehicle. The juvenile was held at the police station and released to his parents. No date has been set for a hearing in front of the Jamestown Juvenile Hearing Board.
• Nancy Essex, 47, of South County Trail, North Kingstown, was charged Sept. 22 for first-offense possession of marijuana and driving on a suspended license. According to police, Essex was stopped for not wearing a seatbelt. The defendant was held at the police station and released after arraignment by a justice of the peace. A re-arraignment was scheduled for Sept. 30 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
Kerri Cardi, 42, of East Shore Road, was charged Sept. 20 for domestic vandalism, malicious injury to property and domestic disorderly conduct. Cardi was not held at the police station and no court date has been set.