Police Log - 11/21/19

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SHOPLIFTING

At 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, Officer Justin N. Martin responded to the Macy’s location at Warwick Mall for a report of a female shoplifting suspect in custody.

At the scene, an asset protection detective at the store provided a statement. The detective said the suspect had been observed carrying a large handbag and a large plastic Children’s Place shopping bag while in the women’s active wear section of the store. The suspect is said to have then selected two pairs of leggings and a shirt, removed the price tags and hangers from the items and concealed them in one of the bags.

The suspect then proceeded to another department, where she is said to have selected a white tank top, removed it from its hanger and concealed it in her pants. At that point, she proceeded into a women’s restroom. A check of the restroom after the suspect left found no discarded merchandise.

At that point, the suspect proceeded to the store’s exit without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. She was met by the asset protection personnel and escorted back inside, where all of the items but the tank sop were recovered. The total value of the merchandise was placed at $107.

Sandra V. Baque Geuvara, 56, 3663 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. She was later released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court. VANDALISM

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 12, Officer Tomas Boguse responded to the Sandy Lane Apartments at 815 Sandy Lane for a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle.

At the scene, the reporting party told Boguse that someone had spray-painted the back of his 2003 Hummer with blue paint. The officer observed the damage and noted that two other vehicles also had blue paint on them.

No suspects were immediately identified. The matter was forwarded to detectives. LARCENY

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 8, Officer Rose E. Michel met with a reporting party in the lobby of Warwick Police headquarters regarding a case of malicious damage to a vehicle.

The reporting party told Michel that during the week of Oct. 18 to Oct. 25, his work vehicle – a 2010 Ford F150 box truck – had been parked in the lot at House of Glass at 2563 Post Road. He subsequently discovered that the vehicle’s catalytic converter had been removed at some point during that week.

The damage was valued at $1,037. No security camera footage was immediately available. The matter was documented. SUSPENDED LICENSE

Shortly before noon on Nov. 12, Officer Thomas W. Greene was conducting a routine patrol when he observed a vehicle – described as a 2008 Jeep Patriot – repeatedly cross the dividing lines while traveling east on Main Avenue.

Greene initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator. A records check then found the operator’s license was suspended and that he was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Third Division District Court.

James T. Rekrut, 72, 115 Scituate Vista Drive, Apt. 7207, Cranston, was taken into custody on the warrant and a charge of driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent offense, and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was additionally cited for laned roadway violations and was later transported to Third Division District Court. WARRANTS

At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Nov. 4, Officer Ali M. Jaafar was traveling south on Warwick Avenue when he observed a 2008 Nissan Altima with what appeared to be an illegal sunscreen material installed on its windows.

Jaafar initiated a motor vehicle stop on Fairway Lane and made contact with the operator and sole passenger. A records check found the operator was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court.

Chayanne R. De Los Santos, 25, 5 Cathedral Square, Apt. 117, Providence, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was additionally cited for installation of illegal sunscreen material and was later transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions. *** Just after 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 11, Officer Kyle J. Fitzsimmons was conducting a routine patrol in the area of West Shore Road and Osprey Court when he observed a 2002 Mercedes Benz. The operator of the vehicle was not wearing a seat belt.

Fitzsimmons initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator. A subsequent records check found the operator was wanted on two active bench warrants issued from Superior Court.

Scott Sanger, 54, 5 Parsonage Drive, Warwick, was taken into custody on the warrants and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was additionally cited for failure to wear a seatbelt and was later transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions. *** Shortly after 10 p.m. on Nov. 15, Officer Kyle J. Fitzsimmons was conducting a patrol on Airport Road when he observed a vehicle ahead of him swerve in what appeared to be an attempt to avoid something or someone in the right lane of travel.

As he neared the location, Fitzsimmons observed a man on a bicycle in the roadway. The man was dressed in dark clothing and the bicycle was black. Neither the rider nor the bicycle were equipped with any reflective materials.

Fitzsimmons stopped and made contact with the bicyclist and moved him onto the sidewalk. A subsequent records check found the bicyclist was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Superior Court.

Michael Carbone, 41, 414 Church Ave., Warwick, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later transported to the Adult Correctional Institutions. LOST WALLET

Early on the afternoon of Nov. 16, a man responded to Warwick Police headquarters to report a lost wallet.

The man told Sgt. Steven M. Nelson he lost his wallet while shopping at Haxton’s West Bay Liquors in the Meadowbrook Plaza on Nov. 15. The man believed he may have left his wallet on the counter after paying and that it was possible the next customer, or another person, took it.

The man said the wallet contained a driver’s license, passport, Social Security card, $600 in cash, home and work keys, a debit card, a credit card and additional work licenses.

The wallet was not turned in at the liquor store or to Warwick Police. The matter was documented.

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RISchadenfreude

How did the title "warcops" make it to print? Does Mr. Kittredge have an axe to grind, and/or are the editors just lazy? Poorly formatted, as well.

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