2012-06-07 / News

Five charged following beach party

Police say charges were filed against five people stemming from a beach party on Hull Cove Farm Road on May 26. Cindy Ruiz, 20, of Armstrong Court, Greenwich, Conn., Laura Medeiros, 19, of Hopeworth Avenue, Bristol, Makonnen Jackman, 20, of West 130th Street, New York, N.Y., and Salome Wilfred, 20, of Wabon Street, Roxbury, Mass., were all charged with possession of alcohol by an underage person. A fifth person, Henry Brenton Harries, 21, of 1 Loyola Marymount Drive, Los Angeles, Calif., was charged with supplying alcohol to minors.

According to police, officers responded after they received a call of a loud party in the area. Police say that the party began indoors but leaked outside.

All five defendants are scheduled to be arraigned June 8 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

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