Thursday, Sept. 12
10:10 p.m. – Police shot and killed a raccoon that had been by the door of a house on First Avenue for hours without moving. The raccoon, according to the report, appeared disoriented and incapable of moving.
Friday, Sept. 13
10:44 a.m. – Police arrested a North Kingstown man, 30, for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped for a moving violation. Routine checks turned up the license violation. Police issued him a summons for the license violation and released him at the scene.
6:47 p.m. – Police arrested a Warwick man, 23, for possessing marijuana after he was pulled over for speeding on Main Street near Division Street. Police reportedly detected a marijuana smell and the man said he’d smoked some marijuana earlier in the evening. In a search of the car, police allegedly found two containers filled with what later tested positive for 35 grams of marijuana, more than 1 ounce, so a misdemeanor. Police issued a District Court summons and released at the scene.
Saturday, Sept. 14
12:33 a.m. – Police assisted a Warwick woman who flagged them down on Water Street after her car fell into Greenwich Cove by the shanties there. The car was hanging over the dock with its back tires still on the dock but the car’s front end submerged. She told police she’d parked there at around 8 p.m. and had been at Finn’s Harbourside since then. The car has a standard transmission. A tow truck was able to pull the car out of the cove.
1:13 and 1:16 a.m. – Police dealt with arguments between couples. In each case, the man decided to stay overnight with a relative.
9:11 a.m. – An Exeter man told police he thought another man, driving a blue Volvo, had fired a BB gun at his car in an apparent road rage incident on Division Street by the Showcase Cinemas. The Exeter man said the other car had passed him on the off ramp from Route 4 and that the driver of the other car had given him the finger. The Exeter man said he hadn’t actually seen a gun but heard something hit his car. Police noted a small dent and a small patch of chipped paint on the rear door on the driver’s side. Police were able to speak to the driver of the other car, a North Kingstown man, who said the Exeter man had cut him off on Route 4 and brake-checked him on the off-ramp. He said he did not own any firearm and did not throw anything at the Exeter man’s car.
10:30 p.m. – Police had a car towed that was parked in front of a driveway on King Street.
Sunday, Sept. 15
1:32 a.m. – A Main Street man told police his motorcycle was stolen sometime between 5:15 p.m. Saturday and 1:20 a.m. Sunday from where it had been parked beside his apartment building.
8:20 a.m. – A real estate agent for Coldwell Banker told police someone had burgled a vacant Division Street house sometime between Aug. 31 and today. The agent had gotten word the house was unlocked. Upon arrival, he found the front door unlocked. Inside, he found pipe insulation foam scattered about the kitchen floor and a casement window in back was broken. Police found all of the copper pipe in the basement had been cut and removed, along with most of the electrical wiring. The electrical panel had been dismantled with wires cut and missing. The sump pump had been removed as well. A small section of ductwork was also disassembled. It appeared the burglar had forced open a locked gate in back of the house, then broke the window to get in.
7:49 p.m. – Police got a sound meter reading of 70 decibels while across the street from Finn’s Harbourside, 5 decibels above the town’s limit. They talked to the manager, who apologized and told the band to turn down the music. A second reading came back at 65 decibels, the legal limit. Police warned they would issue a municipal court summons if it happened again.11:21 p.m. – Police were called to Raw Bob’s Organic Juicery on Main Street after a witness said two men wrestling on Main Street fell through the shop’s plate glass window. Another witness told police the two men appeared to be drunk. Police recovered a wallet, a cell phone and other personal items at the scene. They followed a trail of blood down Main Street to a parking lot off Dedford Street where they found a second wallet and cell phone. Police found both men at a residence on Main Street. The men admitted to wrestling on the sidewalk in front of Raw Bob’s after leaving Fat Belly’s. One of the men had a serious cut on his arm, but he refused treatment by EG Rescue. The owners of Raw Bob’s said they did not want to press charges, just wanted to be reimbursed for damages.