From March 18 to March 23, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 453 calls, resulting in 226 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. The police also responded to 10 emergency calls, four animal complaints, three parking complaints and nine alarms. Officers conducted 123 traffic stops, resulting in 111 warnings, 12 citations, an arrest and a marijuana charge. Of those traffic stops, 103 were conducted by officers assigned to a national seatbelt enforcement campaign.
Kenneth R. Tyson, 40, of Seaside Drive, Jamestown, was charged March 23 for driving with a suspended license. According to police, Tyson was stopped on the intersection of Hull and Helm streets for failing to brake at the stop sign. Tyson was transported to the police station where he was processed and released. A court date was scheduled for March 28 at 2nd Division District Court in Newport.