Pipes, A Bong, And 2 Pieces Of Cheese
Information about the following incidents was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Thursday, August 16
10:41 a.m. – The Animal Control Officer checked with a Middle Road resident about the number of dogs he owned. She learned he had six dogs. None were licensed and the man was told he needed to provide proof of rabies vaccinations for all the dogs, as well as a kennel license (required when someone has four or more dogs).
10:50 a.m. – Police arrested Paul Kindschy, 52, of Ridgefield Drive, of driving with a suspended license after police – who knew Kindschy’s license had been suspended – pulled him over.
5:19 p.m. – A Providence woman told police a contractor hired to secure her mother’s mobile home on Cooper Lane to the ground did not complete the work and cannot be reached. She had already paid him $990 for the work. She contacted the Contractor Registration and Licensing Board and learned his license expired in February. Police told her she needed to contact the R.I. Board of Licensing.
11:23 p.m. – Police had a Jeep Cherokee towed that was parked in a clearly marked No Parking zone on Queen Street at Castle Street.
Friday, August 17
8 a.m. – The office manager of Greenwich Podiatry on Main Street told police she found feces smeared on the door and handle of the back door and coffee cups strewn on the ground in the area.
12:11 p.m. – An employee of American Castings on American Way reported a stolen wallet, telling police the wallet had been in his desk drawer between 10 a.m. and noon. It had more than $500 in cash and his R.I. driver’s license.
2 p.m. – A Shippeetown Road resident told police a collection agency had been contacted her about money she owed on a Verizon phone account she never opened. The account was for service to a landline at an address in Coventry she believed was a relative of her ex-boyfriend.
3:15 p.m. – A Dedford Street resident reported someone had broken into his home while he was on a business trip, saying it was his ex-girlfriend, who knew where he hid an extra key. Police determined it was a civil matter when they talked to the ex-girlfriend, who said she did enter the residence to claim her belongings and while her name was not on the lease, she had been living there and her driver’s license address was Dedford Street.
4:40 p.m. – Police arrested Lori Teper, 51, of Glen Road in Woonsocket, for driving with a suspended license after she was stopped for speeding while traveling west on Frenchtown Road. She was issued a court summons, cited for speeding, and allowed to leave the scene with her passenger driving the car.
9:15 p.m. – A resident of the Normandy Arms on Main Street told police he’d been assaulted by another resident after he confronted the resident about eating two pieces of his cheese. The other resident confirmed eating the cheese, but said the other man spit at him. Police said they would charge both men, at which time, both declined to press charges.
11:55 p.m. – Police had a motorcycle towed because it was parked in a No Parking zone on King Street at Water Street.
Saturday, August 18
12:01 a.m. – Police had a Honda Accord towed because it had been parked in a No Parking zone on Queen Street near Water Street.
1:19 a.m. – Police arrested Cody Gasrow, 18, of Pulaski Street in West Warwick, for disorderly conduct because he was uncooperative and argumentative after police stopped him for allegedly setting off fireworks on London Street. He was taken into custody and processed at the station before being released with a court summons.
7 a.m. – A Duke Street woman told police a man (later arrested, see next entry) had burst through her door yelling, demanding money, and accusing her of cheating on him. She gave him $100 from her car then got in the car. He wanted her to roll down her window. When she said, “No,” he opened the passenger side door and took her car keys. He then pulled her across the passenger seat, out of the car and onto the gravel. He threw the keys.
9:13 a.m. – Police arrested Robert Mattingly, 41, of South Pierce Road, for disorderly conduct and driving with a suspended license after he was stopped while driving on South Pierce Road. He was wanted for disorderly conduct over an incident that happened earlier. After he was pulled over, he told police his license was suspended. He was taken into custody, processed and released.
11:50 a.m. – The owner of a building on Main Street told police a former tenant came to him looking for her security deposit. When he told her she wouldn’t get it back because the place had been left a mess, she allegedly told him she’d cut off his fingers and squish his head. He said he didn’t make much of the threat since the woman is a witch but later heard from others she’d been repeating the threat. Police contacted the woman who denied making threats. He told her the return of her deposit was a civil matter and warned her from making threats.
7:15 p.m. – Police arrested Jacqueline Wandler, 24, of Narrow Lane in North Kingstown, for driving with a suspended license after she was involved in a car accident on Narrow Lane. By the time police arrived on the scene, Wandler had been driven to her house. Routine checks turned up the license suspension. The accident seemed to be caused when Wandler’s car drifted left of center and went into a skid, crashing into a stone wall and ending up on top of it. She was issued a court summons for her license violation and mailed a separate citation for leaving her lane of travel.
9:08 p.m. – The proprietor of the Greenwich Hotel contacted police about a guest who had not paid his bill. She said the man owed $307.
Sunday, August 19
1:04 a.m. – Police confiscated two marijuana pipes from the passenger of a car that was stopped for speeding on Route 4 south. Police had asked because there was a faint marijuana odor emanating from the car. No one appeared impaired.
Monday, August 20
12:11 p.m. – Police confiscated a bong used for smoking marijuana after stopping a Massachusetts car driving on South County Trail because of a tail light was out. The bong was in plain view in the back seat.