Narragansett Police Log: October 22 and 23, 2012
A Narragansett man is charged with drunken driving, and shady doings at the Lighthouse Inn.
Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Narragansett Man Charged With Drunken Driving
Christopher Robert Burns, 28, of 30 Betony Road, Narragansett, was arrested at about 2:01 a.m. on Oct. 23 and charged with drunken driving, and cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test.
According to police, an officer traveling behind a red Chevy Blazer on Boston Neck Road near Gardenia Lane saw the vehicle swerving, almost hitting a curb in the breakdown lane several times. Police said a traffic stop was made on South Ferry Road, after the driver ignored the officer’s emergency lights for about 350 feet on Boston Neck Road.
Police said the driver – Burns – smelled strongly of alcohol, but told police he had not been drinking. Police said Burns consented to field sobriety tests, which he failed, at which point he was arrested.
According to police, at headquarters Burns refused to submit to a chemical test. He was held for arraignment in Fourth Division District Court at about 9 a.m.
Narragansett Man Charged With License Violation
Patrick O. Brady, 32, of 13 Courtland Drive, Narragansett, was arrested at about 9:42 a.m. on Oct. 22 and charged with driving with a suspended license.
According to police, an officer familiar with Brady from past arrests saw him driving a car on Point Judith Road near the Executive Realty building and thought his license was suspended. A check with a dispatcher confirmed this, and a traffic stop was made near Carver Lane.
Police said when they asked Brady if he had an active license, he told them, “No, my license has been suspended since like 2009.”
He was arrested without incident, processed at headquarters and then released at about 10:15 a.m.
Suspicious Doings at Lighthouse Inn – Empty Room With Blood, Stolen Car Found
At about 12:21 a.m. on Oct. 22, police dealt with two incidents at the Lighthouse Inn.
According to police, an officer on routine patrol noted that a door to one of the rooms was left wide open, even though the inn was closed for the season. The officer went into the room and said there were condom wrappers and blood on the sheets.
A manager of the facility was called, and a check of all the rooms was conducted. Police said no people were found at the inn at the time. The room in question was sealed off in case it became an active crime scene.
Police said that while speaking with the manager, she requested that they run a background check on a car that had been parked in the lot for several weeks without any notice.
According to police, when they ran the VIN for the red 2007 Ford 500, it came back as stolen from Winchester, MA. The car was towed from the scene, and Winchester Police and the car’s owner were notified.
Police said later that day, the owner contacted them and said he had already received an insurance claim for the car. As a result, the insurance company was called, and they took possession of the car.
Unless otherwise noted, the information for this article was compiled from Narragansett police reports, which are available for review by any member of the public at their headquarters on Caswell Street. If we’re missing a call or report you’re interested in knowing about, feel free to leave a comment or to send Local Editor Stephen Greenwell a message at Stephen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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