2013-08-15 / News of Record

Police Log

From Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 463 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 213 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 17 medical or fire calls, six motorvehicle accidents, 16 animal complaints resulting in one citation, 16 parking complaints, and seven residential or business alarms. Officers conducted 43 traffic stops resulting in two arrests and five traffic citations.

Environmental violation

Andrew Ford, 66, of Watson Avenue, Jamestown, was charged Aug. 9 with disturbing intertidal salt marshes. According to police, Ford on Aug. 6 drove his vehicle more than 700 feet into a salt marsh at Fort Getty. Ford was issued a summons and released. A court date was scheduled for Aug. 30 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

License

Daniel Moreland, 20, of Sloop Street, Jamestown, was charged Aug. 10 for driving with a suspended license. According to police, Moreland was stopped on Route 138. He was transported to the police station where he was processed and released with a summons. A court date was scheduled for Aug. 16 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

DUI

Robert D. Dacey, 61, of Old West Mountain Road, Ridgefield, Conn., was charged Aug. 10 with driving while intoxicated. According to police, Dacey was arrested following an investigation after a resident reported that a parked car had been struck. An officer arrived on the scene and observed Dacey repeatedly ramming the Bryer Avenue gate. He then allegedly backed his vehicle into the marked police cruiser while the officer was exiting the vehicle. Dacey was transported to the police station where he was processed and arraigned before a justice of the peace. He was released after posting bail. A court date was scheduled for Aug. 16.

Incident report

• On July 24, fishing rods were taken from a boat on Seaside Drive. There are no suspects.

• On July 24, police were dispatched to Hammett Court to remove an unwanted adult family member from the home. No charges were filed.

• On July 26, two folding chairs were taken from a yard on Ship Street. There are no suspects.

• On July 27, fishing rods and boat equipment were taken from a home on North Road. There are no suspects.

• On July 27, police were dispatched to Watson Avenue for a verbal dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend. No charges were filed.

• On Aug. 1, police were dispatched to East Shore Road for a damaged fence. Police say it is an ongoing dispute between neighbors.

• On Aug. 2, an inflatable pool on Conanicus Avenue was damaged. There are no suspects.

• On Aug. 2, a mailbox on Highland Drive was struck by a vehicle. There are no suspects.

• On Aug. 5, police were dispatched to Baldwin Court for a disorderly dispute between a landlord and tenant. No charges were filed.

• On Aug. 5, police were dispatched to Narragansett Avenue for domestic assault. The matter is under investigation.

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