Police Log - 02/25/20

Posted 2/25/20

LARCENY At approximately 10 a.m. on Feb. 12, Sgt. Joshua Myer met with a reporting party in the lobby of Warwick Police headquarters regarding a larceny complaint. The reporting party told Myer that on the morning of Feb. 10, he discovered his daughter's

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Police Log - 02/25/20

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LARCENY

At approximately 10 a.m. on Feb. 12, Sgt. Joshua Myer met with a reporting party in the lobby of Warwick Police headquarters regarding a larceny complaint.

The reporting party told Myer that on the morning of Feb. 10, he discovered his daughter’s bicycle had been stolen from his front yard. The bicycle – described as an aqua, black and pink Tempest – was valued at approximately $100.

No security camera footage was immediately available. The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives.

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At approximately 12:19 p.m. on Feb. 12, Officer Rose Michel responded to the lobby of Warwick Police headquarters to meet with a reporting party regarding a larceny complaint.

The reporting party told Michel that on the afternoon of Feb. 6, his cell phone was stolen from his 2019 Honda Accord. The man said his phone went missing as he made several stops, including at a Knight Street business, Warwick Mall and the U.S. Post Office on Washington Street in West Warwick.

The reporting party told Michel that after searching for the phone unsuccessfully, he discovered through his service provider that someone had changed the phone’s PIN and registration. The matter was documented.

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Shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 13, Officer Daniel O’Connell responded to a Leslie Road home for a report of larceny from a motor vehicle.

At the scene, the reporting parties – a man and a woman – told O’Connell that their vehicles had been parked in the home’s driveway at approximately 11:30 p.m. the previous night. When they returned to the vehicles that morning, they found both had been entered and rummaged through. It did not appear any items were missing from either vehicle.

The matter was documented.

MALICIOUS DAMAGE

Just before 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, Officer Gian Micheletti responded to a Yellowstone Avenue home for a report of malicious damage.

At the scene, the homeowner told Micheletti he had left for work at approximately 6:40 a.m. that day, while his wife left for work at approximately 10:48 a.m. When his wife returned home at approximately 2:45 p.m., she found that the front bedroom window had been cracked.

“The window was not fully shattered; however, there was some spidering to the cracked window,” the officer’s report reads.

No security camera footage was immediately available, and no witnesses were identified. The matter was documented and forwarded to detectives.

VEHICLE TAMPERING

At approximately 4:45 p.m., Officer Gian Micheletti responded to the lobby of Warwick Police headquarters to meet with a reporting party regarding an attempted larceny from a motor vehicle.

The reporting party told Micheletti that at approximately 4:15 a.m. on Feb. 13, he discovered that his 2006 GMC Sierra appeared to have been rummaged through while parked outside his Fairfax Drive home. The vehicle had been parked at approximately 6 p.m. on Feb. 12 and had been left unlocked. It did not appear that any items were missing.

The reporting party told Micheletti that nothing out of the ordinary had been captured on security camera footage from a nearby home. The matter was documented.

SUSPENDED LICENSE

At approximately 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 11, Officer Randy Bell was conducting a routine patrol on Post Road when he observed a 2003 Chevrolet S10 drive through a red light.

Bell initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who was found through a records check to have a suspended license and two previous convictions for driving with a suspended license.

Dylan P. Teeter, 29, 211 Irving Road, Warwick, was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent offense, and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later released with a summons to appear in Third Division District Court. He was additionally cited for obedience to traffic control devices.

WARRANT

At approximately 10:10 p.m. on Feb. 9, Officer Maxwell Neiley was conducting a stationary traffic post on Cowesett Avenue when he observed a westbound vehicle moving at a high rate of speed.

Neiley followed the vehicle – described as a 2005 Ford Focus – and clocked its speed as 35 mph in a 25 mph zone. He then initiated a motor vehicle stop in the area of 900 Cowesett Road.

Neiley made contact with the operator, who is said to have indicated she did not have a driver’s license and was wanted on an active bench warrant. A records check confirmed the operator’s license was expired and that she was wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Third Division District Court.

Brittney J. Gallagher, 33, 35 Old Carriage Road, Apt. 92, West Warwick, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquaters for processing. She was additionally charged with driving with an expired license, third or subsequent offense, and cited for driving with a suspended registration and speeding. She was held pending an appearance before a bail commissioner.

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Shortly before 4 p.m. on Feb. 18, Officer Walter Larson was conducting a patrol when he observed a gold Nissan Altima traveling south on Warwick Industrial Drive at a high rate of speed. He then observed the vehicle take a right onto Main Avenue without utilizing a turn signal.

Larson initiated a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the operator, who was found through a records check to be wanted on an active bench warrant issued from Washington County Superior Court.

Keith R. Ehret, 53, 111 Gilbert St., Warwick, was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to Warwick Police headquarters for processing. He was later taken to the Adult Correctional Institutions pending arraignment.

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