2013-12-19 / News of Record

Police Log

From Dec. 10 to Dec. 16, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 414 calls for service, resulting in 229 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 14 emergency calls, three car accidents, 13 animal complaints, four parking complaints, and six alarms. There were 38 traffic stops, resulting in one arrest and three citations.


John R. Davis, 59, of Plymouth Road, Jamestown, was charged Dec. 10 with a bench warrant issued from 3rd Division District Court in Warwick. According to police, an officer saw Davis parked at McQuade’s Marketplace. The officer was aware of Davis’ suspended license. Davis was transported to the police station where he was processed. Davis was then transported to 2nd Division District Court in Newport.


• On Nov. 26, the operator of a motor vehicle was charged with possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Route 138.

• On Nov. 29, police responded to Frigate Street for a possible burglary. The homeowners believed former tenants entered their house without permission.

• On Dec. 3, a vehicle struck a deer on Court Street.

• On Dec. 3, a dog was bitten by a wild animal on Beavertail Road.

• On Dec. 4, tools and sports equipment were taken from a yard on Narragansett Avenue. There are no suspects.

• On Dec. 5, police responded to Longfellow Road for vandalism. Officers say trees were cut near a property line. There are no suspects.

• On Dec. 7, two GPS units, a checkbook and three two-way radios were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Clinton Avenue. There are no suspects.

• On Dec. 10, a television was stolen from a room at the Bay Voyage. The matter is under investigation.

• On Dec. 15, a GPS was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Southwest Avenue. There are no suspects.

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