OMG PD: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria(juana)?

A round-up of this week's more unique crime stories.


The Internet Would LOVE This House

We’re not sure how many cats a person has to own to be considered a crazy cat lady, but this woman definitely has the minimum requirement on that front. Barrington police, not one but two animal rescue organizations, and a veterinarian are working to help the woman find homes for her cats she’s been hoarding as she is moving away. How many cats are we talking about? Oh, just like 60 cats. By law, the woman can have as many cats as she wants, as long as they’re well cared for.  To the woman’s credit, she was able to feed and care for all of the felines who were all in good health. So, does anyone need a cat for Christmas?

Maybe the Third Time’s a Charm?

A 62-year-old woman from Jamestown was confused by officers’ instructions during her field sobriety test in South Kingstown this past week. Sure, this happens to many people pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving. Unlike most people in this situation, this woman had recently taken a field sobriety test – and by “recent” we mean “three days prior.” The Jamestown woman had been arrested on DUI charges just three days before, even allegedly telling officers that she “had too much to drink.”

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria(juana)?

A teen made a poor choice when he chose a bush outside a monastery as his drug drop-off spot as he clearly didn’t factor crime-solving nuns into his calculations. (Crime-solving nuns: can we make this a thing?) The nuns allegedly saw the teen put a bag underneath a bush outside the monastery and went to investigate, finding the bag contained marijuana. 

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