Mysterious Beers And Dog Poop Prints
Information about the following incidents was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, April 30
12:55 p.m. — A Lenihan Lane resident reported a missing wallet that she believed was taken from her car while it sat in her driveway. The car was “likely” unlocked at the time of the theft, she told police.
4:34 p.m. — A 15-year-old girl told police she was being harassed by her boyfriend, from whom she’d just broken up. The boyfriend, 18, told police he was the one who’d broken it off and he was the one who’d been harassed. Police spoke to the mothers of both parties about the incident.
5:31 p.m. — A Marlborough Street resident reported an attempted breaking and entering. He said he’d left his home around 8 a.m. and returned at 5 p.m., discovering the weather stripping by the dead bolt lock on his front door was damaged. He said no one got in and nothing was missing. He told police he wanted the incident documented but did not want to press charges “at this time.”
Tuesday, May 1
5:35 p.m. — A Spring Street resident complained about dog poop footprints on her back porch. Another resident of the apartment house said maybe the mail carrier had made the prints. The caller asked police to document the matter.
6:15 p.m. — A student of East Greenwich High School reported his iPhone was missing. He’d left it in his backpack in a corner of the gym locker room while at a sporting event. When he returned to the locker room, he discovered the phone was missing.
Thursday, May 3
2:11 p.m. — A Division Road resident reported getting several harassing phone calls. He said the first call was from someone with an accent telling him he’d won a contest and money needed to be transferred. He received two more calls to his answering machine, both threatening to his house, his wife and himself.
10:54 a.m. — A Shippee Road resident told police someone had knock over her mailbox overnight. According to the report, it appeared to have been struck with a baseball bat or pole.
11:26 p.m. — A Long Street resident reported someone threw rocks through windows of his car while it was parked on the street. He said some classmates from CCRI might be responsible.
Friday, May 4
5:57 p.m. — A business owner leasing space on Main Street reported difficulties with her landlord, who she said entered her business while she was out and took a painting off the wall. The landlord told police it was his painting. Police told the woman to contact them if she wanted someone to keep the peace.
9:03 p.m. — After seeing two teenagers sitting next to two open beers and a blue bag, police asked who the beers and bag belonged to. The two boys, both 18, denied any knowledge of the items. Police knocked over the beers and confiscated the bag, which contained a watch, sunglasses, earrings, and some cologne.
Sunday, May 6
11 a.m. — Police took decibel readings at Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue. A level of .66 was taken when the church bells sounded.