2013-11-21 / News of Record

Police Log

From Nov. 12 to Nov. 18, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 420 calls for service, resulting in 246 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 12 emergency calls, four car accidents, three animal complaints, four parking complaints and 10 alarms. Officers conducted 50 traffic stops, resulting in four citations.


• Samuel J. Baugh, 20, of Beacon Avenue, Jamestown, was charged Nov. 15 with conspiracy to sell a controlled substance. According to police, Baugh turned himself in to 2nd Division District Court in Newport after learning an arrest warrant was issued by the Jamestown Police Department. The charge of conspiracy was related to the recent drug investigation that led to 11 arrests on Oct. 23. Police say Baugh allegedly helped facilitate the delivery of a controlled substance by arranging for a meeting providing transportation.


• Dana B. Checrallah, 52, of Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, was charged Nov. 15 for a bench warrant from 2nd Division District Court in Newport. According to police, officers aware of the warrant arrested Checrallah while he was walking on Howland Avenue. Checrallah was transported to the police station where he was processed. Checrallah was then taken to district court and turned over to the sheriff’s department.

Incident report

• On Nov. 12, police responded to Clarke Street for a damaged mailbox. There are no suspects.

• On Nov. 15, police responded to Melrose Avenue for a roaming dog that belonged to a Beacon Avenue resident. It was the third offense. A citation was issued.

• On Nov. 15, police responded to Columbia Avenue for a larceny complaint. Police say a resident reported that her adult daughter may have stolen items from her car. No further action was requested.

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