Sunday, July 28
12:39 a.m. – Police arrested William P. Strain, 27, of Highland Avenue in Providence, after police were called to Blu on the Water for a disturbance. Strain was on the deck and appeared to be drunk. According to Blu employees, Strain threw a glass at a waiter. Blu did not want to press charges, but police took Strain into custody because he refused to cooperate.
7:29 a.m. – A Watch Hill Drive resident told police while she was walking her dog, another dog bit her on the legs and bit her dog’s tail. Police talked to the woman in charge of the dog, who said she was aware of the incident (she was caring for the dog for family members) and would be taking the dog to another house for quarantine.
8:52 a.m. – Police killed a skunk on Tanglewood Drive after a resident noticed it behaving strangely. Police found the skunk walking in a small circle, undisturbed by people nearby. Using a shotgun, the police put the animal down and disposed of it.
Monday, July 29
11:28 a.m. – A Little Compton woman told police her mother’s wedding and engagement rings had been taken from her while living at St. Elizabeth’s Home. The resident told a nurse’s assistant the rings were taken from her by another St. Elizabeth’s employee because they had become too loose.
4:50 p.m. – Police arrested Luis A. Olivos, 24, of Rushmore Street in Providence, on two failure-to-appear bench warrants and for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped on Main Street because he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. Routine checks turned up the warrants and license violation. He was taken into custody and held for Providence police.
11:20 p.m. – An Oak Dell Circle resident reported the two license plates from her car were taken off it while it was parked in the driveway of her house sometime between 6:45 and 11 p.m.
Tuesday, July 30
1:17 p.m. – A North Kingstown woman told police an envelope with $240 in cash was missing from her mother’s apartment at Greenwich Bay Manor. The NK woman said she’d left the envelope there the evening of July 26 but when she looked for it the morning of July 28 it was missing. The older woman said she did not know what had happened to the envelope.
Wednesday, July 31
1:38 p.m. – A Main Street consignment shop owner told police a woman who’d consigned with the shop had been in the shop harassing the staff over something she had on consignment and for a while refusing to leave. The shop owner told police she did not want to pursue the matter but asked the police to speak to the woman. At the time of this report, police had left messages for the woman but had not yet reached her.
7:30 p.m. – Police had a car towed from King Street that was parked illegally, just east of the train trestle.