Check out the latest arrests from the Portsmouth Police Department as reported in the Sakonnet Times.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Friday, November 4, 2011
The following arrest information was supplied by the Portsmouth Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Portsmouth police made the following arrests in the past five days.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Kimberly Downes, 40, of Middletown was arrested after allegedly taking a bag of cash that a customer left behind at Honey Dew Donuts.
Kimberly Downes, 40, of 858 Mitchell's Lane, Middletown, was arrested on Friday, March 18, and charged with larceny over $500. The arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred on March 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Honey Dew Donuts, located at 3302 East Main Road. Police say a 60-year-old male customer at Honey Dew accidently left a bag containing $1,300 on the counter. The money was intended to be deposited in a bank. The male apparently left and returned a short time later to find the money missing. Police reviewed surveillance tapes, which led them to the suspect. Downes responded to police headquarters for questioning and was later arrested. She was later arraigned in district court. Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Warrant Arrest Christopher …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Portsmouth Police Chief Lance E. Hebert says increases in "certain crimes," including breaking and enterings, are the result of a weakened economy and reduction of police manpower.
Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly reported these statistics as "arrests." These are the reported incidents. Portsmouth Police Chief Lance E. Hebert says "certain crimes" are on the rise in Portsmouth due to a poor economy and lack of police manpower. Hebert recently shared a Crime Comparison Report, which displays all reported incidents for 2009 and 2010 that are monitored by the federal government. However, the report doesn't track "non-reportable" service calls or misdemeanor arrest reports, including traffic violations, domestic arrests or violations of town ordinances. "These are the reported crimes that were adjudicated in court," Hebert said. "What these statistics don't show are the minor crimes and the …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
The following actions took place Thursday, Feb. 10, in Second District Court.
The following actions took place on Feb. 10, 2011 at Second District Court.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Police made several arrests this holiday weekend, including arresting three men who allegedly attempted to steal scrap metal from a West Main Road residence.
The following is a list of arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department from Saturday, Jan. 1, through Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. The information provided is based solely on police reports.
Monday, December 20, 2010
Deborah Guerrero, 52, of Portsmouth, was arrested Friday, Dec. 17, and charged with domestic, simple assault.
The following is a list of arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department from Friday, Dec. 17, through Monday, Dec. 20. The information provided is based solely on police reports.
Monday, December 13, 2010
Dana Sampson, 39, of East Providence, was caught allegedly cashing in on a woman's gift certificate to a Portsmouth spa.
People will sometimes go to great lengths for a little relaxation, but in the case of Dana Sampson, his alleged attempts at a deep tissue massage led to an uncomfortable night behind bars. The 39-year-old East Providence man was arrested on Friday, Dec. 10, at SpaVana, where he had allegedly paid for a massage using a stolen gift card. A 39-year-old Barrington woman reported that her gift card to SpaVana, located at 10 King Charles Drive in Portsmouth, had been stolen from her vehicle in Barrington. When the victim phoned SpaVana to tell them her card was stolen, employees told her that a man was inside the spa at that time. He had allegedly purchased a massage using her gift card. The victim immediately called police, who responded and …
Monday, December 6, 2010
Three individuals were arrested this past weekend and charged with driving under the influence (DUI).
The following is a list of arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department from Friday, Dec. 3, through Monday, Dec. 6. The information provided is based solely on police reports.
Monday, November 8, 2010
James Lawrence and William Whitmarsh were both arrested Friday following an argument in Island Park, police said.
The following is a list of arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department from Friday, Nov. 5, through Monday, Nov. 8. The information provided is based solely on police reports.