Police Log: Scary Bar Guy, License Woes

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

Monday, Nov. 19

7:53 p.m. – Police arrested Raymond Tougas, 61, of Briggs Street in Cranston, on a bench warrant after he was stopped while driving on Main Street by Division Street because his car had a loud exhaust. Routine checks turned up the warrant. Tougas was taken into custody. His brother arrived on the scene to drive the car away.

Thursday, Nov. 22

12:12 a.m. – Police arrested Douglas Zina, 50, of Bailey Drive in West Greenwich, for violating a No Contact order after a bartender from Norman’s Tap complained to police patrolling Main Street that Zina was “starting fights and scaring away my customers!” Zina said he was with his girlfriend and she confirmed this but routine checks on Zina turned up a No Contact order on that very woman so police took him into custody. At the station, Zina became very verbally abusive and refused to sign his paperwork.  

Friday, Nov. 23

Update: The case was dismissed. 12:38 a.m. – Police arrested Sean Reynolds, 42, of Tanglewood Drive, for driving while intoxicated and refusing to take a blood alcohol content test after he was stopped for speeding on South County Trail. Police clocked him using radar driving 76 mph in a 40 mph zone. Police asked him to take a field sobriety test – which he failed – because his breath smelled of alcohol, according to the report. Reynolds was then taken into custody. Police issued a DUI summons and a summons for speeding more than 11 mph over the limit.

Saturday, Nov. 24

6:05 p.m. – Police arrested Donna Daniels, 43, of Peirce Street, for driving with a suspended license after she was stopped because she drove through an intersection marked with stop signs without stopping. Daniels told police her license might be suspended. Routine checks confirmed this and also turned up an active bench warrant. A relative arrived at the station to pay her bail and Daniels was released with the license summons and a citation for failing to stop at a stop sign.


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