SK Police Log: September 16 and 17, 2012
A Narragansett man is charged with drunken driving, and an assault at the hospital leads to arrests.
Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the South Kingstown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Narragansett Man Charged With Drunken Driving
Peter D. Alling, 50, of 221 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, was arrested at about 1:32 a.m. on Sept. 17 and charged with drunken driving.
According to South Kingstown police, Narragansett dispatchers issued a bulletin for a blue pick-up truck driving erratically at the intersection of Point Judith Road and Woodruff Avenue.
South Kingstown police said the truck was found in their town, near Benny’s Hardware. An officer observed the truck swerving and made a traffic stop near the Quo Vadis Shopping Center.
According to police, Alling smelled strongly of alcohol and slurred his words while speaking. Police said that Alling claimed to be headed for his home on Point Judith Road, despite driving in the opposite direction.
Police said Alling consented to field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was arrested without incident. Police noted that Alling’s dog was in the truck – it was transported to the pound as a result.
According to police, Alling consented to chemical tests, which revealed a blood alcohol level of .178 at about 2:10 a.m. and .180 at about 2:12 a.m. Police processed Alling and he was released at about 3:22 a.m.
Curtis Corner Student Charged With Assault, Disorderly Conduct…
At about 6:03 p.m. on Sept. 17, police reported arresting a 14-year-old boy – a student at Curtis Corner Middle School – and charging him with disorderly conduct and assault.
According to police, they received a report of a fight on Dam Street. Police said that during the course of the investigation, the boy who was arrested was intoxicated and aggressive, and as a result he was arrested.
Police noted that the boy was severely ill because of all the alcohol he had drunk, and threw up repeatedly in a squad car and at headquarters. Because of health concerns, he was transported to South County Hospital for treatment.
… Which Leads To South Kingstown Man Charged With Assault
Kim Michael Machado, 43, of 35 Meadowbrook Way, Apt. #8, South Kingstown, was arrested at about 10:25 p.m. on Sept. 17 and charged with assault.
According to police, a doctor at South County Hospital lodged the complaint against Machado. The doctor told police that while treating a family member of Machado, the family member – a juvenile – was spitting and cursing, and as a result, the doctor and a nurse pushed the teen’s face to the side to prevent him from spitting.
The doctor told police that this upset Machado, who then punched the doctor on the shoulder and tried to punch him in the face, before being restrained by a nurse.
Police arrested Machado without incident. He was processed and then released at about 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 18.
Two South Kingstown High School Students Charged With Vandalism
At about 4:56 p.m. on Sept. 17, police reported arresting a 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl and charging them for vandalism to South Kingstown High School.
According to police, they received a report of four kids using spray paint on a wall at the high school. Police said that when they responded, they could see swears written with fresh paint along the southern wall, at the corner of Columbia and School streets.
Police said that a witness told them he saw the group – two boys and two girls – walk toward Church Street.
According to police, they found a group matching the description on Church Street near Oak Dell Street. Police said that the two girls both had red and green paint on their arms, matching the paint on the school.
Both were arrested and charged with vandalism. They were released to the custody of their parents. Police noted that the two wouldn’t talk about the incident, and there was no physical evidence implicating the two boys, who were not charged as a result.
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.
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