SK Police Log: October 29 and 30, 2012
Police make two arrests for domestic offenses.
Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the South Kingstown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
South Kingstown Man Charged With Domestic Assault
Paul Goscinski, 55, of 205 Kettle Pond Drive, South Kingstown, was arrested at about 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 30 and charged with domestic assault.
According to police, a woman told police that Goscinski was heavily intoxicated and had slapped her. The woman also told police that he was unstable and had access to firearms.
As a result, police said they told Goscinski to lay face down on the ground. When he refused, officers took him to the ground and arrested him. Because of the arrest, 14 firearms – rifles and handguns – were seized from Goscinski’s home, along with two bows.
Goscinski was charged, processed at headquarters and then released at about 8:28 p.m.
Cranston Man Charged With Violating No-Contact Order
Daniel Dunlop, 25, of 170 Bartlett Ave., Cranston, was arrested at about 7:37 p.m. on Oct. 29 and charged with violating a no-contact order.
According to police, they received a report of a disturbance on Main Street. A caller said that a man – Dunlop – had a severe wound on his face.
Police said they located Dunlop, who did have a laceration on his eyebrow and blood stains on his clothing. Police said that when interviewing Dunlop, he said he was in the area visiting an ex-girlfriend, and that someone had punched him in the face in a friendly interaction.
According to police, a background check revealed that the ex-girlfriend had a no-contact order enacted between her and Dunlop on Oct. 25. As a result, Dunlop was arrested without incident. Police noted that he was extremely intoxicated, and that he was treated at South County Hospital for his facial injury.
Unless otherwise noted, the information for this article was compiled from South Kingstown police reports, which are available for review by any member of the public at their headquarters. 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.email@example.com.
Want to be e-mailed when new police reports are posted? Click the notify button!