2013-10-10 / News of Record

Police Log

From Oct. 1 to Oct. 7, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 429 calls for service, resulting in 239 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 25 emergency calls, six car accidents, nine animal complaints, nine parking complaints, and three alarms. There were 43 traffic stops, resulting in five citations.


Stuart L. Rice, 60, of Gondola Avenue, Jamestown, was charged Sept. 30 with driving under the influence of alcohol and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police say it is the second time Rice has refused a chemical test. According to police, Rice was arrested after officers responded to an accident on Frigate Street. Police say Rice collided with a stone wall. Rice was transported to the police station where he was processed. Rice was released after being arraigned by a justice of the peace. A court date was scheduled for Oct. 11 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.

Incident report

• On Sept. 30, police responded to Carr Lane for an unresponsive male. The subject was transported to Newport Hospital.

• On Oct. 1, police issued a notrespass order for a property owner on Frigate Street.

• On Oct. 2, police responded to Broad Street for a complaint of a loud party. A subject was charged with possession of marijuana.

• On Oct. 5, a construction sign was stolen from a driveway on East Shore Road.

• On Oct. 5, a vehicle parked on Racquet Road had its windshield and hood vandalized. There are no suspects.

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