2013-04-25 / News of Record

Police Log

From April 16 to April 22, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 355 calls for service. Officers performed 196 security checks of vacant homes and building.

The police also responded to five emergency calls, seven animal complaint, one parking complaint and four alarms. There were 49 traffic stops, resulting in one arrest and 11 traffic citations. Six of the tickets were issued by officers who were assigned to a state enforcement program.

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Sean P. Seigel, 23, of Branch Street, Wakefield, was charged April 16 with driving with a suspended license. According to police, Seigel was pulled over on Hamilton Avenue. He was transported to the police station where he was processed and released. A court date was scheduled for April 26 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Incident report

• Officers responded April 10 to a disorderly dispute on Prospect Avenue. Police say it is an ongoing quarrel between neighbors. No charges were filed.

• Officers responded April 10 to a motor vehicle on Beavertail Road with the keys in the ignition. The operator, who was lost in the trails, was found a short time later. Police say there was no foul play.

• A wallet containing $100 cash was reported missing April 12 at East Ferry Wharf. The victim was not sure where it went missing.

• Property was found April 14 by a resident near Seaside Drive. Police say it belonged to a woman who was found dead earlier that day.

• Police were notified from Tiverton authorities April 14 that a Jamestown resident may have been involved in a hit and run. The subject was later found with injuries and transported to the hospital. The matter is under investigation by Tiverton police.

• Officers responded April 15 to a call that a red substance was washing into the street from the ambulance barn on Knowles Court. Police say the substance was from EMS staff cleaning out an old food container.

• Officers responded April 15 to a call that mail was stolen from a mailbox on Hull Street.

• A Seaside Drive resident told police that they might have been the victim of credit-card fraud. The matter is under investigation.

• Officers responded April 17 to an assault not in progress. Police said two neighbors were fighting. No charges were filed.

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