DUIs, Disorderly Conduct & Spitting
Information about the following incidents was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, April 30
1:40 p.m. — Police arrested Victoria L. Morton, 30, of South Pierce Road, for disorderly conduct and simple assault after she was involved in an argument with her sister, who had recently moved home. The fight got physical and the father of the women had to intercede. Morton was arraigned and released on $2,000 personal recognizance. She was issued a no contact order for her sister.
Tuesday, May 1
8:20 p.m. — Police arrested John Taggart, 50, of West Warwick Avenue in West Warwick, on a Third District Court bench warrant. Police got a tip from an anonymous caller that Taggart was on Main Street. Taggart was processed and taken to the ACI.
Friday, May 4
3:13 p.m. — Police arrested Jeremy Woodman, 31, of Mendon Street in Bellingham, Mass., for driving while intoxicated, refusing a chemical breath test and vandalism after a retired State Police officer got him to stop on Middle Road after Woodman nearly ran into him. Woodman failed a field sobriety test. He refused to take a breath test and, while waiting for the bail commissioner, he spit on the walls of his holding cell, resulting in the vandalism/malicious injury charge. His car was towed from the scene. Woodman was arraigned and released.
Saturday, May 5
2:07 p.m. — Police arrested Mark Jones, 52, of Middle Road, for driving while intoxicated and refusing to take a chemical breath test after he crashed into a tree on Middle Road. He smelled of alcohol, so police asked him to take a field sobriety test, which he failed. At the station, Jones refused to take the breath test. He was arraigned at the station and released.