Car Troubles, Flying Eggs & Flying Glass
Information about the following incidents was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, June 27
2:49 p.m. – A resident of Ann Drive told police he was moving out of state and wanted to turn in an old rifle he’d been given 25 years ago. Police took possession of the rifle.
4:34 p.m. – Police cited a Coventry woman for driving a car with no license plates after they saw her driving west on Division Road near Shippeetown Road. The plates had been seized by Coventry Police. The woman told police she thought she had a month to deal with the problem. That was incorrect so police had the car towed. They also noted several defects with the car, including bald back tires, bad brake pads, an exhaust pipe help up with coat hangers, a driver’s door that could only be opened from the outside and broken turn signals.
Thursday, June 28
From 9 a.m. to noon, police assisted the Department of Motor Vehicles with a checkpoint on First Avenue at Reynolds. A number of stops were made and tickets issued in addition to the two arrests listed here:
9:04 a.m. – Police arrested Hamparsoum A. Hairabedian, 48, of Waldron Avenue in Cranston, for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over on First Avenue because of an expired inspection sticker. Hairabedian returned to the police station on Friday with his reinstatement paperwork and police confirmed the case would be dismissed.
9:04 a.m. – Police arrested Richard R. Bourdeau, 48, of Elmcrest Drive in Pawtucket, for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over on First Avenue because of an expired inspection sticker.
Friday, June 29
12:57 p.m. – A resident of Hoyer Court reported someone had been using her California license and had accumulated a number of violations in that state. She learned of the use when she went to get auto insurance on a new car here.
2:14 p.m. – A resident of Hemlock Drive told police someone threw eggs at her house overnight. She said she heard a noise around 10:30 p.m. but it wasn’t until today that she saw several eggs had been tossed on her house and roof. One egg had ripped a window screen.
9:34 p.m. – An Exeter man reported missing what he called “a wad of keys” from his car after it was valeted at Harbourside Lobstermania Sunday, June 24. He thought they were simply misplaced at first, but then got word that his business in West Warwick had been entered with the use of a key like one that was missing. West Warwick police found a door unlocked that had been locked before.
Saturday, June 30
9:01 a.m. – Police arrested Lauren A. Greenan, 32, of Northgate Drive in West Warwick, for driving with a suspended license. She was stopped after she passed a police car on Post Road south then pulled in front of the police car. Police ran a routine check and learned the car’s registration was suspended. Police learned her license was suspended after the stop. She also had no proof of insurance.
11:43 a.m. – A Long Street resident told police someone had keyed his car and punctured one of his car tires while the car was parked in his driveway between 8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday.
10:28 p.m. – Police arrested Michael Patrick Ryan, 43, of Main Street, for simple assault and disorderly conduct after he hit a man in the hit several times after the man tried to stop Ryan from entering a house Marlborough Street. He was taken into the custody but continued to yell at the victim and others gathered nearby.
11 p.m. – Police got two reports about a couple fighting, first at The Oaks on Duke Street then on King Street at Marlborough. At the bar, a woman was said to have thrown a glass at her boyfriend. They found a man fitting the description on Duke Street and he said he had been arguing with his girlfriend earlier. He told police his girlfriend was on a medication that made her irritable. The bartender at The Oaks asked that the woman not be allowed back in the bar.