From Jan. 21 to Jan. 27, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 369 calls for service, resulting in 219 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.
The police also responded to 13 emergency calls, 12 animal complaints, three parking complaints and 15 alarms. There were 40 traffic stops, resulting in one arrest and 11 citations. Officers assigned to a state enforcement campaign issued nine of the traffic tickets.
Madison Hansen, 21, of America Way, Jamestown, was charged Jan. 10 with possession of child pornography. According to police, an investigation began on Dec. 28 after officers received information that Hansen was threatening to harm children. A search warrant was executed and officers seized Hansen’s computer. State police discovered child pornography on Hansen’s computer following a forensic search. Hansen was arraigned and is being held at the Adult Correctional Institute in Cranston.
Jonathan Laplume, 21, of Arnold Road, Coventry, was charged Jan. 24 with obstructing a police officer in the line of duty. On Sept. 28, 2013, Laplume and another male were seen drinking alcohol at Fort Getty. The two suspects fled on foot. Officer Pierre Pages identified both men and an arrest warrant was issued. Narragansett police arrested Laplume last week on the warrant. Laplume was transported to the Jamestown police station where he was processed.
A court date was scheduled for Feb. 9 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.
Tanner A. Barnes, 20, of Keith Avenue, Cranston, was charged Jan. 25 for driving under the influence of alcohol and refusing to submit to a chemical test. According to police, Barnes was pulled over for speeding on Route 138. Barnes was transported to the police station where he was processed and arraigned by a justice of the peace. Barnes was released after posting bail. A court date was scheduled for Jan. 31 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.