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Former EG School Committee Member Charged Under Social Host Law

Jayne Donegan faces charges under the state's social host law.
Jayne Donegan faces charges under the state's social host law.
Former East Greenwich School Committee member Jayne Donegan is facing charges under the state's social host law for allegedly hosting a drinking party with dozens of teenagers in her home.

Donegan, now living in North Kingstown, was arrested and charged with simple assault, obstruction of justice and procuring alcohol for minors.

Police reports show police responded to Donegan's Wilbert Way home at around 9:30 p.m. Saturday after neighbors complained of teens urinating in public and drinking.

NBC10 reported that officers saw dozens of cars parked in the area and teenagers running every which way towards the woods when they arrived.

At the scene, Donegan was reportedly belligerant and tried to slam the door shut as officers knocked and screamed "You can't be in my house. I'm an attorney and I know my rights."

Some of the teens were so drunk, police felt they needed immediate medical attention. Police believe there were nearly 100 teenagers at the party. 

Donegan was a member of the East Greenwich School Committee in the early 2000s.

See NBC10 for more details.
CompassCarrier January 30, 2014 at 05:37 PM
This was also posted in the NK Patch section and I'll say the same thing I said there. Her public profile states that she is a Textron employee...they must love this type of publicity. And someone on the NK patch said she had a child in the EG school system. If that is indeed true, how can that be if she lives in NK. Finally, EG must be a magnet for lawyers with "issues" (Janet Mastronardi).
EG January 30, 2014 at 07:34 PM
I finally understand why we have a world class school district...
Therese Vezeridis February 01, 2014 at 11:40 AM
As a Real Estate Agent, I take and Follow by a Code of Ethics. I have lived in EG for 30+ years. My sons attended EG Public Schools during the years when Ms. Donegan was on the EG School Committee and I was President of PTG at Cole. Now, I am on Board of EG Chamber and I convinced EGEF to join the Chamber of mutual benefit. I volunteer my time to the EG Chamber to make the Town of EG a better town in which to live, work and raise our Children. Therese Vezeridis, Broker Associate at Residential Properties, 413 Main St, EG
CompassCarrier February 01, 2014 at 05:23 PM
Therese....what the heck does this have to do with this article? Really....if you want to run an ad for yourself, do it in the real estate or ad section. And frankly, you might want to proof your posting before it goes live, if this is an ad.

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