2013-05-16 / News of Record


From May 7 to May 13, the Jamestown Police Department re­sponded to 421 calls for service. Officers performed 223 security checks of vacant homes and busi­nesses. Police also responded to 13 emergency calls, eight animal complaints, five parking com­plaints and 14 alarms. There were 51 traffic stops, resulting in one ar­rest and 12 traffic citations.

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Helio Brauna, 19, of Keneber­ma Road, Worcester, Mass., was charged May 7 with driving with­out a license. He was pulled over on Route 138 westbound at 6:35 a.m. Brauna was transported to the police station where he was pro­cessed and released with a sum­mons. A court date was scheduled for May 17 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Incident report

• Police received a call April 25 about damaged mailboxes on Sea­side Drive. There are no suspects.

• Property stakes were taken April 25 from a Prospect Street yard. Police say it’s part of an on­going dispute between neighbors.

• Police responded April 26 to a trespassing accusation by a Fort Wetherill Road resident. Police say it was a family dispute and a no- trespass order was issued.

• Police responded April 26 to Fort Wetherill after receiving a call for a small amount of blood on the ground. Police found nothing else suspicious at the scene.

• Police were dispatched April 27 to Route 138 after a deer was struck by a motor vehicle.

• Two mailboxes were struck by a vehicle April 27 on America Way. Police identified the driver and ordered restitution be paid.

• A roaming dog was picked up by police April 27 on Seaside Drive. The animal was impounded and a fee was imposed to the own­er.

• Police responded April 27 to a disorderly disturbance on Stern Street. Police say an estranged husband confronted his wife and another male. There was no physi­cal altercation and the husband was warned.

• Two vehicle tires were slashed April 27 on Stern Street. There are no suspects.

• Police responded April 28 to a suspicious person on the corner of Beach Avenue and Spindrift Street. Police say the subject was suffer­ing from PTSD combined with alcohol. The person was subdued and transported by rescue to the hospital.

• Police responded April 29 to a suspicious person at Beavertail State Park. Police say the subject was very intoxicated. The person was transported by rescue to the hospital.

• Police responded May 1 to Cutter Street for an ongoing fam­ily dispute. There were no charges filed.

• Tire tracks were found May 3 on the front lawn of a Summit Av­enue residence. There are no sus­pects.

• Police responded May 5 to a complaint of people fishing on a private pond on Intrepid Lane.

• Police responded May 5 to the Jamestown Bridge for a possible jumper. Boaters in the area later pulled a 39-year-old woman from the water. The subject was trans­ported by rescue to the hospital. She is in critical condition.

• Police identified both parties involved in a hit-and-run accident May 10 on Conanicus Avenue. Both vehicles suffered minor dam­age.

• Police responded May 11 to vandalism to a car on Norman Road. A suspect was identified and the case remains under investiga­tion.

• A roaming dog on Grinnell Street was returned by police to its owner on May 13.

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