Sunday, February 24, 2013
Take a look at some of the more intriguing police reports from around the state. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Notably Over the Limit This week’s highest blood alcohol content measurement allegedly goes to one 34-year-old man from South Kingstown. At a whopping .326, this man was allegedly more than four times the legal limit when he drove his car into a stone wall in South Kingstown, according to police reports. To add to the story, it seems the man hadn’t quite learned from past experiences: according to reports, he was arrested by Narragansett police only 13 days prior on charges of (you guessed it) drunken driving. Love (and Cars) in the Air For Valentine’s Day Love was in the air this past Valentine’s Day – and so was one woman’s car. According to reports out of Barrington, a supposed drunk driver hit a median that sent her car into the air. …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
We take a look at the more unique and peculiar police stories from across the state.
An Armless Snowman? Following last week’s blizzard, snowmen began springing up across the state. One household in South Kingstown decided to create something a bit more unique with their excess snow and erected a 10-foot phallic sculpture. Police were called the house not once, not twice but four times in a span of two days. For now, the snow soldier will remain. Police say that the sculpture is protected by free speech and is o private property. Clerk Foils Armed Robbery Two would-be robbers got more than they bargained for this week when they attempted to rob a convenience store in Cranston. Though they stormed the store with a shotgun, the clerk working that shift apparently isn’t the type to take orders from anyone – even if you have …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Check out some of the more intriguing police reports from around the state.
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Saturday, March 31, 2012
Sleeping Beauties The arrest of two Massachusetts men in East Providence this week seemed more like a scene out of a Seth Rogen comedy flick than real life. Officers found reportedly three men asleep in a running car in the wee hours of the night…in the middle of the road. When officers attempted to wake the men, one passenger reportedly opened the door to vomit. But, the fun didn’t end there as officers allegedly found bags of cocaine and a knife on one passenger and a pill of Clonazepam on one of the seats. All three were brought to Rhode Island Hospital. The dozing driver was charged with driving under a suspended license and driving in possession of narcotics with intention to distribute. His passenger was charged with possession of a…