David Frechette, 28, of Frances Avenue, Cranston, R.I., was charged Dec. 29 with larceny under $500. According to police, three $100 American Express gift cards were stolen from a Jamestown residence. Security video from a Walmart in Warwick showed a male subject using the cards, and according to police, the victim identified the suspect as Frechette. The defendant was not held at the police station and an arraignment was scheduled for Jan. 6 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
Lucas Pender, 22, of Golden Hill Drive, Guilford, Conn., was charged Dec. 30 with driving with an expired license and a warrant violation. According to police, the defendant was stopped while driving on Route 138 and the offi cer found the operator to have a warrant from Westerly Police Department and an expired license. Pender was not held at the police station and was an arraignment was scheduled for Jan. 12 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
Ashley Dougharty, 18, of Garboard St., Jamestown, was charged Jan. 4 for felony embezzlement/ fraudulent conversion over $100. According to police, an investigation revealed that Dougharty falsified cash register records to conceal the theft of $8,100 from McQuade’s Marketplace. The defendant was held at the police station and a felony screening was scheduled for Feb. 16 at the attorney general’s office in Newport.