2013-08-01 / News of Record

Police Log

From July 23 to July 29, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 472 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 209 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 22 medical or fire calls, four auto accidents, 19 animal complaints resulting in one citation, 11 parking complaints and six six alarms. There were 64 traffic stops, resulting in six traffic citations. All of the tickets were issued by officers assigned to a state enforcement campaign.

License

Zachery T. McFall, 25, of Lexington Avenue, Cranston, was charged July 25 with driving with an expired license. According to police, officers learned about the expired license following an investigation at Beavertail Park. McFall was issued a court summons and released at the scene. A court date was scheduled for Aug. 16 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

DUI

Paul Metzler, 27, of Kingston Road, South Kingstown, was charged July 27 with DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test. According to police, officers stopped Metzler after receiving a complaint from another motorist. The defendant 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 Aug. 2 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Incident report

• On July 15, a bracelet was taken from a house on Capstan Street. The matter is under investigation.

• On July 16, copper plates were taken from the docks at Racquet Road. There are no suspects.

• On July 19, police received a vandalism complaint on Fox Run. It was learned that a mailbox was damaged by a town mower.

• On July 20, police received a complaint from an Arnold Avenue resident claiming to be the victim of harassing mail. There are no suspects.

• On July 21, boat equipment was taken from an East Shore Road residence. There are no suspects.

• On July 22, boat equipment was taken from a Broad Street residence. There are no suspects.

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