Tina M. Griffin, 43, of Kiley Street, North Providence, was charged March 2 with first-offense DUI and possession of a schedule I-V. According to police, officers allegedly observed many prescription bottles in plain view inside of a purse in Griffin’s vehicle following a car accident. Police also say they discovered a bag with many tablets of Vicodin without a prescription or bottle. The defendant was held at the police station and an arraignment was scheduled for March 16 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
Stuart Krous, 61, of High Street, Jamestown, was charged Feb. 23 with domestic simple assault and battery, and refusal to relinquish a telephone. According to police, Krous turned himself in after a warrant was issued for a physical altercation that occurred. The defendant was held at the police station and was arraigned by a justice of the peace. A re-arraignment was scheduled for March 2 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.