From Sept. 24 to Sept. 30, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 545 calls for service, resulting in 215 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.
The police also responded to 13 emergency calls, one car accident, 12 animal complaints, six parking complaints and five alarms. Officers conducted 173 traffic stops, resulting in one arrest and 22 traffic citations – 20 of the tickets were issued by officers assigned to the Click It or Ticket campaign.
Sean P. Seigel, 23, of Green Lane, Jamestown, was charged Sept. 26 with a bench warrant issued from Fourth District Court in Wakefield. According to police, the arrest was made after officers responded to Green Lane for a parking complaint. Seigel was transported to the police station and processed. He was then taken to the Newport County Sheriff’s Department.
Marco P. Vieira, 40, of Mosher Street, New Bedford, Mass., was charged Sept. 26 with driving with a suspended license. According to police, the arrest was made after Vieira was pulled over on North Road for a seatbelt violation. Vieira was transported to the police station where he was processed. He was released with a summons. A court date was scheduled for Oct. 11 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
• On Sept. 25, police responded to Narragansett Avenue after a feral kitten had come in contact with a resident. The cat was tested for rabies by the state Department of Health. Results came back negative.
• On Sept. 25, police responded to Beavertail Road after a caretaker noticed an electronic gate opener was missing from a car inside an unlocked garage. There was nothing else missing. The device has since been deactivated. There are no suspects.
• On Sept. 25, police responded to Beavertail State Park after a man fell on the rocks while taking photographs. He was transported to Newport Hospital.
• On Sept. 28, police responded to Walcott Avenue after a mailbox was knocked off its post. The mailbox was placed on the front porch. There was minimal damage to the mailbox and no damage to the post.
• On Sept. 28, police responded to Seaside Drive after a parked motorcycle’s turn signal was damaged. There are no suspects.