2013-01-17 / News of Record

POLICE LOG

From Jan. 8 to Jan. 14, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 370 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 194 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to nine medical or fire calls, seven animal complaints resulting in one violation being issued, three parking complaints, and seven residential or business alarms. Also, there were 46 traffic stops resulting in 12 traffic citations being issued. Eight of those citations were issued while officers were assigned to an enforcement program funded by the state Department of Transportation.

For a complete police log, visit JamestownRI.net/police.

Sexual offender

Jonathan J. Pickett, 31, of Schooner Avenue, Jamestown, was charged Jan. 10 with failure to register as a sexual offender. According to police, Pickett is required to register on an annual basis and failed to do so after 14 months. The defendant was taken to the police station, processed and arraigned by a justice of the peace. He was released after posting bail. A court date was scheduled for Feb. 21 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Warrant

Joshua L. Sheehan, 18, of Cole Street, Jamestown, was charged Jan. 14 with a bench warrant issued from 4th Division District Court in Wakefield. Sheehan was taken to the police station, processed and then transported to the ACI in Cranston. A court date was scheduled for Jan. 14.

Incident reports

• A Seaside Drive resident reported Jan. 8 that a purse was stolen out of their vehicle. Police say it is unknown where and when the crime occurred.

• Police received a call Jan. 8 for a disorderly disturbance on Hawthorne Road. According to police, it was a family dispute and no charges were filed.

• Police received a call Jan. 10 for suspicious activity on Port Avenue. Nothing was found and police are following up with services.

• A Schooner Street resident reported Jan. 11 that a GPS valued at $95 was stolen out of their vehicle. Police say it is unknown where or when the crime occurred.

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