From Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 317 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 181 security checks of vacant homes and businesses.
The police also responded to 21 emergency calls, four animal complaints, three parking complaints, and six alarms. There were 34 traffic stops, resulting in four arrests and nine traffic citations. Three of those tickets were issued by officers assigned to a state enforcement program.
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Michael P. Donald, 27, of Depasqual Avenue, Providence, was charged Feb. 20 with false presentation of a prescription to obtain a controlled substance. The arrest was the result of an investigation at Baker’s Pharmacy. According to police, Donald presented a pharmacist with a false prescription on Nov. 28. He was arrested Feb. 20 by Providence police on an arrest warrant issued by the Jamestown Police Department. Providence officers transported Donald to Jamestown where he was processed by local police. The defendant was then taken to 2nd Division District Court for arraignment.
Jaime Lopez, 24, of East Bowery Street, Newport, was charged Feb. 21 with driving without a license. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop near the windmill on North Road. Lopez was transported to the police station where he was processed and released. A court date was set for March 8 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
A 17-year-old male juvenile was charged Feb. 22 with first-offense possession of marijuana. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop on North Road. The defendant was transported to the police station where he was processed and released to his parents.
Randall Scott Vietri, 48, of Conanicus Avenue, Jamestown, was arrested Feb. 23 for first-offense DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop on Conanicut Avenue. Vietri was transported to the police station where he was processed and arraigned by a justice of the peace. A court date was scheduled for March 1 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.