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Arrests: Cars, Cars, Cars ... And Stolen Goods

Information about the following arrests was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Monday, July 25

9:28 a.m. - Police arrested Gina Loccisano, 45, of Middle Road on a Warwick Police warrant for obtaining money under false pretenses and receiving stolen goods.  According to the report, Loccisano admitted to having some stolen items in her possession, then handed over four gold and pearl earrings.

5:12 p.m. - Police cited a Main Street man for driving without a license, driving with an expired registration (February 2011), driving with an expired inspection sticker (October 2010), and driving without using a seat belt. Police had pulled over the man, who was driving a Mercury Grand Marquis, on Reynolds Street after noticing that three of the car’s stop lamps were out. Police had the car towed and gave the man a lift to New England Tech, where he is a student.

9:38 p.m. - Police cited a Providence man for driving with a suspended license (Sept. 2010) and driving with an expired registration (October 2008). The man, driving a Hyundai Sonata, was pulling over on Main Street after police clocked his speed at 46 mph (the limit on Main Street is 30 mph). His car was towed and the man was taken to the North Kingstown line for a pickup.

Tuesday, July 26

6:42 p.m. - Police cited a Johnston man for driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over on Division Street because of a broken stop lamp, a cracked windshield and a crooked rear license plate. The car was towed and police dropped the man off at his workplace.

Wednesday, July 27

9:13 p.m. - Police arrested Jimmy Hall Jr., 37, of Canonicus Trail for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol after they had received two separate calls about an erratic driver in the downtown area. He was pulled over on Frenchtown Road near the Route 401 bridge. Police saw Hall, driving a silver Ford, driving west on Frenchtown and clocked his speed at 62mph in a 40mph zone. Then police saw the car hit a curb, causing an immediate blowout in one of the tires. The car went on to hit the bridge and keep heading west. Hall did not pull over right away, instead stopping the car in the middle of the intersection of Frenchtown and South County Trail, where he attempted to get out of the car while it was still in drive, according to the report. In the car was a bottle of pills. The prescription had been filled that day and the bottle was said to have 60 pills - police found 11. After a brief attempt at a field sobriety test, Hall was taken to Kent County Hospital. He told police he had had some beers with his pills, then told a doctor he had taken 49 pills. He was admitted to the hospital for the night.

Thursday, July 28

7:57 p.m. - Police arrested Paris Peters, 20, of King Street on a bench warrant and for driving with a suspended license. He was pulled over on Main Street while driving a red Volkswagen Jetta with no inspection sticker. Police found that the license number on that car actually belonged to a maroon Buick Regal. Peters said he had just bought the car but could not produce a bill of sale. Peters was taken to the ACI for booking.

Saturday, July 30

7:19 p.m. - Police cited a North Kingstown man for driving with an expired license (1998). He was pulled over after failing to stop at a red light while turning right from First Avenue onto Main Street. Police said they would drop the expired license charge if the man presented them with a renewed license within 10 days.

Sunday, July 31

12:29 p.m. - Police cited a North Kingstown woman for failing to stop after an accident following a report by a North Kingstown bicycle rider that the woman had hit his rear tire while he was in the intersection of First Avenue and Main Street. The man fell to the ground, scraping his elbow. Although the woman paused to apologize, she continued driving south on Main Street. The woman told police the bicyclist had said he was “okay.”

Class of 98 August 03, 2011 at 05:33 PM
Wow. 1.gave the man a lift to New England Tech, where he is a student. 2. the man was taken to the North Kingstown line for a pickup 3.and police dropped the man off at his workplace Since when did the police start offering a taxi service? Let these violators figure out their own rides. Then you have someone driving wiht an expired lisence for 13 years (!) and they'll drop the charges if he renews it? Come on.

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