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Broken Windows, Harassing Phone Calls, And Expired Registration

Information about the following offenses was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department.

Monday, July 18

9:38am – A resident was cited for driving with an expired registration after he was stopped on Frenchtown Road. The license plates were taken into police custody and the vehicle was towed without incident.

Wednesday, July 20

6:55am – A Warwick woman reported that her car had been vandalized while it was parked in front of Gold's Gym at 1000 Division St. She told police that her passenger’s side window had been smashed.

9:19am – A School Department official reported that two windows had been broken at Meadowbrook Elementary School. He told police that one window had been damaged last week while the other had been broken within the last 24 hours. Both appeared to be damaged by a ball being thrown through them. A baseball was found on the floor inside to confirm this suspicion.

4:53pm – Police issued a citation to a Cranston man for driving with an expired registration after he was stopped on First Avenue at Cliff Street. The vehicle was towed and license plates removed.

Thursday, July 21

4:57pm – A West Warwick man was issued a citation for driving with an expired registration and inspection, and driving without proof of insurance. The vehicle was towed and license plates removed.

8:13pm – A resident reported receiving harassing phone calls from a former friend and said it had been going on for almost five months now. Recently, the resident stated that the text messages and phone calls have been much more threatening in tone. The police said they would try to reach the caller.

Friday, July 22

7:57pm – A resident of Stone Ridge reported a robbery. The items stolen were a power leaf blower and a power trimmer, valued at $800.

Saturday, July 23

10:25am – A resident of Shoreside Apartments complained that she had been having problems with a neighbor. Police advised both parties to stay away from each other.

Mason Rhodes July 30, 2011 at 01:18 PM
I can't believe that you can not find more important crimes to talk about on the Patch. An expired registration or expired license is NOT news worthy.
GameMaker July 31, 2011 at 12:57 AM
As long as I can open up Patch, to find this the most depraved, horrific act of the week in EG, I'm feeling better about my property taxes... :-)
Mutato July 31, 2011 at 01:27 AM
Well, I'd take this type of news over other communuties': murder, rape, drug trafficing...
gladys_kravitz August 01, 2011 at 06:27 PM
Saturday, July 23 10:27am – A resident on Spring Street called police to complain that she had been having problems with a pesky squirrel who kept getting into her garden patch. Police explained that squirrels will eat vegetables and advised her to squirt them with a water gun.

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