Monday, Aug. 26
10:13 a.m. – One of the owners of Office Recycling Solutions on Rocky Hollow Road told police Citizens Bank had contacted him about an attempt to cash a fraudulent check. A man attempted to cash a check for $584.55 on Aug. 25. The bank didn’t cash it because the man was using a fake i.d. Seven other checks were cashed the same day at other Citizens branches, the bank’s fraud department reported, totaling $4,154.67. The business owner told police he thought perhaps it was someone who had access to payroll checks.
5:16 p.m. – Police arrested a Fremont, N.H. man, 34, for driving with a suspended license after he was involved in a car accident on New England Turnpike. Routine checks turned up the license violation. He was booked at the station, arraigned before a justice of the peace and released.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
3:51 p.m. – A Tillinghast Road resident told police his mailbox had been damaged sometime overnight. Police saw a dent in the side of the mailbox “consistent with being struck by a baseball bat,” according to the report.
6:48 p.m. – Police arrested a West Warwick woman, 23, for driving with a suspended license after she was pulled over because police noticed several air fresheners hanging from the rear view mirror. Routine checks turned up the license violation. Police gave her a court summons and she was released. Her car was towed from the scene.
7:47 p.m. – Police arrested Curtis George Langstaff, 58, of Main Street, on a District Court bench warrant while police were interviewing residents following a recent robbery. Routine checks on Langstaff turned up the warrant. He was taken into custody and driven to the ACI.
Wednesday, Aug. 288:05 p.m. – A Jamestown woman told police her car was broken into while parked behind Richard’s Pub on South County Trail. She said she’d gone into the restaurant at around 6 p.m. The left front window had been smashed and a brown handbag was missing was about 40 feet from the car with all its contents still inside.