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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.

Spring Street May 15, 2012 at 08:56 PM
Wasn't dog poop prints they were a ladies pointed shoe that stepped in doo on lawn & tracked it into apt. But occupant of that apt said someone did it to her ? But only 1 set of tracks led directly into her apt ! She has repeatedly steps in doo and washed porch/shoes off. She should watch where she's walking and clean up after her dog and her friend's dog too !
Danny May 16, 2012 at 03:40 PM
Spring Street, you really need to get a life. I read the patch a few times a week and it appears that you have nothing better to do with your time aside from attempting to slander various people. I have no affiliation with anyone you speak about in your numerous rants but as a reader of the East Greenwich Patch, it's very annoying. As a tax payer I'm upset by you wasting the police departments time. Is dog poop on your stairs really a reason to call the police? If you hate your neighbors so much, just move or get over it. I'm thankful that I don't have to live next to a nut like you!
FriendOfEG May 16, 2012 at 04:57 PM
I have to agree with "Danny". It really is bizarre the great lengths that you seem to go to just to make someone that you don't like look bad.
Elizabeth McNamara (Editor) May 16, 2012 at 06:28 PM
All right, Spring Street and Danny. I'm putting you both in time out for a while. :) But, please, lay off the personal attacks.
Ruth Thompson May 21, 2012 at 02:43 PM
The big problem about dog poop is people need to clean up after there dogs. Even walking on Main Street I have to look down on the sidewalk. It's easy, bring a bag and clean up after your dog.
Jose Canozvco May 21, 2012 at 03:27 PM
thank goodness the east greenwich police are so diligent in harrassing and confiscating items from the local youth!
Elizabeth McNamara (Editor) May 24, 2012 at 03:08 AM
Housewife in EG, I disagree ... your comment was personal, so it was deleted.

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