2013-07-03 / News of Record

Police Log

From June 25 to July 1, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 419 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 182 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 13 medical or fire calls, six automobile accidents, eight animal complaints, six parking complaints and four residential or business alarms. There were 49 traffic stops, resulting in five arrests and nine traffic citations.

DUI

• Laura Gomez, 33, of Mauran Street, Cranston, was charged June 27 for DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police say it is the second time Gomez has been charged with driving under the influence. According to police, the defendant was pulled over on Route 138 for going 70 mph in a 40-mph zone. She was transported to the police station where she was processed and arraigned by a justice of the peace. She was released after posting bail. A court date was scheduled for June 28 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

• Jesse M. Butler, 26, of Pond Street, Wakefield, was charged June 26 with DUI and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. According to police, Butler was pulled over on Route 138 for weaving in and out of lanes while going 25 mph below the speed limit. Police say the defendant passed out while speaking to officers. Diazepam and amphetamines were allegedly found in the vehicle. He was transported to the police station where he was processed and arraigned by a justice of the peace. He was released after posting bail. A court date was scheduled for July 5 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

License

• Katharine A. Sanbento, 28, of Ernest Street, Newport, was charged June 27 with driving with an expired license. According to police, Sanbento was pulled over on North Road for going 40 mph in a 25-mph zone. She was issued a citation and released at the scene. A court date was scheduled for July 19 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

• Casaundra McKenna, 26, of Conanicus Avenue, Jamestown, was charged July 1 with driving with a suspended license. According to police, McKenna was pulled over on Route 138 for having a headlight out. She was transported to the police station where she was processed and issued a summons. A court date was scheduled for July 12 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Warrant

• Ronald Rinn, 43, of Union Avenue, North Kingstown, was charged June 30 with a bench warrant issued from 6th District Court in Providence. According to police, Rinn was arrested after a resident complained about a suspicious vehicle on Seaside Drive parked under the bridge. The defendant was transported to the police station where he was processed. Rinn was later taken to the ACI in Cranston.

• Pedro L. Martinez, 42, of Suburban Parkway, Warwick, was charged July 1 with a bench warrant issued from 3rd District Court in Warwick. According to police, Martinez was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over on Route 138 for an equipment violation. He was transported to the police station where he was processed. Martinez was later taken to the ACI in Cranston.

Incident report

• On June 17, a Spirketing Street resident filed a complaint that a coworker has been stalking her. The matter is under investigation.

• On June 18, police responded to a complaint that copper pole caps were stolen from the docks on Racquet Road. There are no suspects.

• On June 19, yard decorations were damaged on Broad Street. There are no suspects.

• On June 23, police received a complaint that a Nook was stolen from a resident on North Road. The matter is under investigation.

• On June 24, police received a complaint that a bike was vandalized at Lawn Avenue School.

• On June 25, a registration sticker was stolen from a license plate on a vehicle parked on Walcott Avenue. There are no suspects.

• On June 26, a mailbox and vehicle on Norman Road were vandalized. The matter is under investigation.

• On June 28, police received a complaint of two missing flowerpots on Shamrock Court. There are no suspects.

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