Narragansett Police Log: February 7 and 8, 2013
Police respond to several incidents at Pancho’s, and clear the bar as a result.
Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
More Problems at Pancho’s – URI Students Charged With Disorderly Conduct, Underage Drinking
Brandon M. Parillo, 21, of 55 Hope Lane, Narragansett, was arrested at about 12:32 a.m. on Feb. 7 and charged with disorderly conduct. Police said Parillo is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, they responded to Pancho O’Malley’s after receiving a 911 hang-up from it. Police said that when they arrived, a bouncer told them that Parillo had been kicked out after throwing a pitcher of ice at a bartender, but he was still loitering around the parking lot and swearing at customers.
Police said that they asked Parillo for his side of the story, and noted that he was too intoxicated to speak, and had to support his weight against a cruiser to stand. After obtaining a statement from the bartender to corroborate the bouncer’s account, Parillo was arrested.
According to police, Parillo was processed at headquarters and then released at about 5:03 a.m.
Police noted that this was the second time responding to Pancho’s that night. Earlier that night, two URI students were cited for underage drinking – Click here for that report. Police said the bar was crowded and at capacity when they responded the second time, and as a result, it was shut down for the night.
According to police, while clearing the bar and checking IDs, they saw Brian W. Keane, 20, of 55 Hope Lane, Narragansett, leaving from a back door while drinking from a plastic cup.
Police said a check of the cup revealed the presence of alcohol, and Keane was cited for underage drinking at about 1:05 a.m. Police said Keane is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
URI Student Cited for Transportation of Alcohol
Erin C. Spitzfaden, 20, of 40 Summit Road, Narragansett, was cited at about 8:06 p.m. on Feb. 7 and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. Police said Spitzfaden is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer traveling behind a black Mazda 3 on Point Judith Road saw it made a wide turn on to Burnside Avenue, traveling in both lanes for a short distance. A traffic stop was made on Jamestown Boulevard.
Police said that the driver – Spitzfaden – said that she was driving a friend home from Schwabby’s. Police said a case of 30 Bud Light beers, a box of Franzia wine and two bottles of Burnett’s Vodka were confiscated from the car, and Spitzfaden was cited.
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