From May 27 to June 2, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 449 calls, resulting in 188 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. The police also responded to two car accidents, 19 fire calls, eight animal complaints, eight parking complaints and 14 alarms. There were 79 traffic stops, resulting in two arrests and 18 citations. Officers last week were assigned to a traffic enforcement campaign in cooperation with the state Department of Transportation.
• Jared M. Ford, 18, of Watson Avenue, Jamestown, was charged May 27 for driving with an expired license. According to police, Ford was pulled over on North Road for not wearing a seat belt. He was issued a citation on the scene and released. A court date was scheduled for July 11 at 2nd District Court in Newport.
• John Duggan, 47, of Seaside Drive, Jamestown, was charged May 28 for driving with a suspended license. According to police, Duggan was pulled over on Frigate Street for operating a vehicle with a suspended registration. He was transported to the police station, processed and released. A court date was scheduled for June 6 at 2nd District Court in Newport.
• David A. Ainslie, 46, of Lafayette Road, North Kingstown, was charged May 29 for driving under the influence of alcohol and refusing to take a chemical test. According to police, Ainslie was involved in a car accident on Route 138 at 11:34 p.m. He was transported to the police station, processed and arraigned by a justice of the peace. Ainslie was released after posting bail. A court date was scheduled for June 6 at 2nd District Court in Newport.
• Kathryn A. Lewis, 21, of Rams Tail Road, Foster, was charged May 31 for driving under the influence of alcohol and refusing to take a chemical test. According to police, Lewis was involved in a car accident on North Road at 1:57 a.m. Lewis was operating a vehicle that left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The accident caused a power outage in the area. She was transported to Newport Hospital for treatment.