Cars parked at houses on 10 different streets in Potowomut are broken into the night after Thanksgiving.
A number of residents of Potowomut reported having had their cars broken into overnight between Friday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Nov. 24, according to reports from the Warwick police. Cars parked at residences on Lucas Road, Longfellow Drive, Ebony Drive, Topaz Court, Ideal Court, Opal Court, Jewel Drive, Weeden Drive, Potowomut Road, and Landis Drive. Among the items missing were GPS devices, iPods, chargers, cash, and cameras. One man reported the theft of his Warwick Police Department badge and id. At least several of the cars had been unlocked, according to reports.
Information about the following incidents was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, Oct. 8 9:25 p.m. – A Marlborough Street resident reported her car was broken into and her purse taken. She said the car had been parked unlocked in her driveway. Contents of the purse included two bank debit cards, a credit card, her Rhode Island driver’s license, and $30 cash. Tuesday, Oct. 9 12:54 a.m. – Police arrested Megan Gallagher, 35, of West Shore Road in Exeter, for driving while intoxicated and refusing a breath test, after she was pulled over for speeding on South County Trail. According to the report, police clocked Gallagher driving 82 mph in a 40 mph zone and running a red light at Frenchtown Road, nearly hitting another car. Police asked her to submit to a field sobriety test because they could smell alcohol on her…