Police Log: Dog Bites Mail Carrier; Police Pepper Spray Suspect

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

Wednesday, Sept. 26

4:41 p.m.
– A Kirker Drive resident reported a GPS unit was taken from her car while it was parked in the driveway. She said the car had been locked but then said the door may not have been closed all the way.

Saturday, Sept. 29

9 a.m.
– A resident of Hamilton Drive reported a smashed back car window. He said he thought it may have taken place between the hours of 1 and 5 a.m.

12 p.m.
– A Frenchtown Road resident reported his permanent resident or “green” card was missing.

12:39 p.m.
– Police were called to the fire station on Main Street on a report of a dog bite. A Postal Service employee told police she was delivering mail to 387 Main Street when the dog charged through the door and lunged at her arm. The resident at 387 Main acknowledged the dog with him was responsible. He said it was his girlfriend’s dog – a Rottweiler-sheperd mix – and he was watching it for the day. Police told him the dog must be quarantined and that the animal control officer would follow up.

Sunday, Sept. 30

12:39 a.m.
– Pollice arrested Charles Lacki, 38, of Linebrook Drive in Warwick, for a third offense of driving while intoxicated, assault of police officers, resisting arrest, and refusing to submit to a chemical test. The third offense of driving while intoxicated is a felony. Police stopped Lacki after he veered into the northbound lane while driving south on Main Street. Lacki pulled into the CVS parking lot on Main Street, where police attempted to administer a field sobriety test on him. Lacki could not finish the test but then resisted arrest, according to the report. Police used pepper spray but had to call for backup before Lacki could be secured. Lacki and two police officers had to be treated for pepper spray. The woman who was with Lacki in the car was taken by EG Police back to her car in Cranston.


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