Police Log: Keyhole Glued Shut, Wallet with $750 Found by Firefighters, Bullets Turned In

The following arrest and incident information was reported by East Greenwich police. They do not indicate a conviction.

East Greenwich Police said a Division Road resident told them on April 7 that the front license plate to his vehicle went missing after an accident in Warwick in December.

Police said the man did see the plate on the front of his car when it was towed away. When he later retrieved the car, it was gone, police said.

Police documented the incident.

East Greenwich Police said they responded to Frenchtown Road at South County Trail on April 7 after a man tripped on a piece of a metal sign pole sticking out of the sidewalk around noontime.

Police said the piece of metal was from a sign and only came out of the ground a few inches.

The man was not injured and did not seek medical assistance. His shoe, however, was damaged.

The Department of Transportation was notified and police marked the spot with an orange cone.

A Warwick woman told police on April 7 that she struck a metal object in the road at around noon on Main Street near Dunkin Donuts.

Police said the front left tire was damaged along with the rim. The damage totaled about $700, police said.

A Princess Pine Drive resident turned in a box of ammunition for police to destroy on April 10.

Police said the man said he was cleaning out his house and wanted the ammunition disposed of.

Police said the box contained 31 Winchester automatic  45 grain expanding point center fire bullets.

The box was secured in the basement armory destruction box.

East Greenwich Police charged James M. LeBlanc, 32, of 86 Cone St., Warwick, with domestic assault on a person over 60 April 10 at 6:05 p.m. after they responded to a disturbance at a town address.

Police are looking for a man and woman who passed counterfeit bills at End Zone Pub and Grille recently.

Police said employees from the restaurant reported a black couple paid for food and drinks with six phony $10 bills.

The employees also told police they saw the woman swap a $20 left on the counter with two of her $10 bills.

An employee tested the bills in the kitchen and when they tested counterfeit with a marker, she called police. By that time, the couple left the building.

Police said the man is described as having a medium build and he was wearing a hat and light green long sleeve spring jacket. The woman is described as having a medium build and was wearing a dark baseball hat and dark blue or purple jacket.

Police said the man had lighter skin than the female and appeared to have a front tooth with gold on the outer edge. Both stand between 5 feet 3 inches and 4 inches tall.

Police are investigating.

An East Greenwich man who lost his wallet was foruntate to have members of the East Greenwich Fire Department watching his back.

Police said they responded to Station One on Main Street on April 12 at around 6:09 p.m. after firefighters reported they found a wallet outside the station.

The wallet contained an East Greenwich man’s driver’s license, $750 cash and numerous credit cards.

Police contacted the man who said he lost it while walking his dog. He later arrived at police headquarters to pick it up.

East Greenwich Police said they responded East Greenwich Opthamology on Main Street for a report of vandalism on April 13.

Someone reportedly filled the keyhole with glue, making it impossible to get a key inside.

Police said they’re investigating a lead.


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