Tuesday, Oct. 7
9:16 a.m. – A Main Street resident told police her both license plates went missing from her car overnight.
7 p.m. – A King Street resident told police about a dog attacking her dog while she was walking with the dog on Duke Street. She said the other dog, a black pit bull, came out of a residence across the street and attack her dog, a white pit bull. Police spoke with the roommate of the owner dog’s owner, quarantining the dog for the next 16 days.
7:16 p.m. – Police arrested Edgardo M. Gonzalez, 30, of 101 Marlborough Street, for possessing cocaine, steroids, and resisting arrest after he met with an undercover officer in the parking lot of Pizza Heaven on South County Trail for what police said was a drug deal. When police went to arrest Gonzalez, he fled on foot. A police officer tackled him but Gonzalez was able to get away. He attempted to jump over a fence into a backyard of a house on Meadowbrook Road. At that point, several detectives wrestled Gonzalez to the ground and took him into custody. While he was being processed at EGPD, detectives with a search warrant searched two apartments on Marlborough Street and seized steroids, approximately 20 grams of cocaine, and $16,000 cash. Gonzalez ended up being taken by EG rescue to Kent Hospital after he started vomiting in his cell. He was cleared at the hospital and returned to the police station where he was held overnight pending arraignment.
Wednesday, Oct. 8
1:04 p.m. – Police arrested Brian P. Head, 20, of Arnold Drive in Coventry, for driving while intoxicated, second offense, after he allegedly crashed his car into a fence off South County Trail. Initially, Head, who appeared dazed, said he may have fallen asleep behind the wheel. A witness at the scene told police Head’s car had been traveling northbound, cut left into the southbound lane, proceded westbound into the fence. Head said he was driving home from his job in Jamestown and admitted drinking four beers and said he was currently on a couple different medications. Based on police observances and results of the HGN test, police charged him with DUI. Blood samples were taken with his permission while he was at the hospital being treated for the accident. Those results were not available when the report was written. He was also cited for driving without evidence of insurance and for a laned roadway violation.
2 p.m. – A Jefferson Drive resident told police someone tried to break in to her house by pushing in the screen on a window at the back of the house. She told police the alarm may have beeped when the person was prying open the screen, scaring the person away. She said she had been away from the house from about 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2:27 p.m. – A landlord of an apartment on Duke Street told police his tenant was complaining about the smell of marijuana coming through the wall on one side of the apartment. The resident next door said someone had been there to care for his roommate’s dog and that person may have been the pot smoker. He said they would be more considerate.9:35 p.m. – A Maplewood Drive resident told police about a suspicious package delivered to her door but addressed to someone named “Susan Love.” She opened the package and found two items. She learned they were clothing tag removal devices. The resident said there was a black Jetta stopped nearby when the UPS truck dropped off the package that stayed after the UPS truck left.