From April 23 to April 29, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 421 calls for service. Officers performed 224 security checks of vacant homes and buildings.
The police also responded to 13 emergency calls, nine animal complaints, nine parking complaints and four alarms. There were 63 traffic stops, resulting in one arrest and 14 traffic citations. Nine of the tickets were issued by officers who were assigned to a state enforcement program.
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Niel A. Riess, 28, of 16112 Patriot Way, West Greenwich, was arrested on a warrant for eluding police and driving with a suspended license. According to police, the warrant was issued after Riess allegedly evaded a police officer after a traffic stop was initiated on Route 138 on April 16. Riess was taken from Washington County courthouse and transported to the police station where he was processed and taken to 2nd Division District Court in Newport for arraignment. A court date was scheduled for May 10.
Victoria Dubay, 29, of Broadway,
Newport, was charged April 24 with two counts of obtaining money under false pretenses, two counts of accessing a computer for fraudulent purposes, and exploitation of an elder. According to police, Dubay was the caretaker of a senior in Jamestown who suspected the defendant of using a number of her credit cards without permission. An arrest warrant was issued and Dubay turned herself in. She was processed and transported to 2nd Division District Court in Newport for arraignment. A court date was scheduled for May 10.
Thomas C. Robinson, 40, of Broad Street, Danielson, Conn., was charged April 29 with DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test. According to police, Jamestown officers were told by Newport police to be on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident in their city. Police pulled over Robinson on Route 138 westbound. The defendant was transported to the police station where he was processed and held overnight before being taken to 2nd Division District Court in Newport the following morning for arraignment. A court date was scheduled for May 10.