2015-04-16 / News of Record

Police Log

The Jamestown Police Department from April 6 to April 13 responded to 324 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 189 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. Police also responded to six automobile accidents, 13 fire calls, 10 animal complaints and seven alarms. There were 31 traffic stops, resulting in three citations and one arrest.

Multiple charges

Carlos Efrain Cisneros, 52, and Moises Morales Cano, 30, both of Queens, N.Y., were charged on April 7 with conspiracy and two counts of accessing a computer for fraudulent purposes. According to police, the men allegedly installed a card-reading device and small camera on the ATM at BankNewport at 31 Conanicus Ave., which would have allowed them to create fraudulent debit cards and access victims’ accounts. Both men were already in custody at the Adult Correctional Institute in Cranston when the charges were filed. Three days later, local authorities obtained an arrest warrant and the defendants were transported to 2nd Division District Court in Newport for arraignment. The case has been referred to the Rhode Island attorney general’s office for prosecution.

Sex offender

Jonathan J. Pickett, 33, of Main Street, Pascoag, was charged April 7 with failure to register as a sex offender. According to police, there was an active arrest warrant issued by Burrillville police after Picket failed to register. He was arrested on the warrant at 22 Schooner Ave. in Jamestown. Pickett was transported to the police station, processed and released into the custody of Burrillville police.


Joanne N. Fitzpatrick, 50, of Ten Rod Road, North Kingstown, was charged April 9 for driving under the influence of alcohol and refusing to submit to a chemical test. According to police, Fitzpatrick was seen driving erratically at Beavertail State Park at 9:18 p.m. The officer obtained a preliminary breath sample from Fitzpatrick, which indicated her alcohol content was .157. She was transported to the police station, processed, arraigned and released. A court date was scheduled for April 24.

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