Men Identified As Larceny Suspects Thanks to Disguises

Police say they received calls of two men going through cars in hoods and leather gloves at 3:20 a.m. Narragansett police logs from April 8, April 9 and April 10, 2013.

Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

“Disguises” A Bit Too On The Nose – Two Men From Exeter Charged With Larceny, Conspiracy

At about 3:20 a.m. on April 9, police received a report of two men dressed in hoods and leather gloves, and using flashlights to peer into cars on Watson Avenue near Rodman Street.

Police said they found Richard Frye, 20, and Tristan Edward Dixon Smith, 18, both of 200 Ten Rod Road, Exeter, in the area, dressed as the caller described.

According to police, after minimal questioning both admitted to entering cars in the surrounding area, taking mostly small amounts of change and small electronic devices. Police said an inventory of the two revealed an iPod Touch, two small knives, $30 in rolled quarters and about $3.05 in loose change.

Police said both were charged with conspiracy and possession of a weapon other than a firearm. Smith was also charged with larceny, based on statements from the two that he was the one actually going into the cars.

According to police, both were arrested without incident and held for arraignment at Fourth Division District Court at about 9 a.m.

URI Student Arrested for Warrant

Ayodele O. Bajulaiye, 21, of 23 Bristol Road, Narragansett, was arrested at about 5:56 p.m. on April 8. Police said a Fourth Division District Court warrant was out for Bajulaiye’s arrest.

Police said Bajulaiye is a student at the University of Rhode Island. According to GoRhody, he is a sophomore on the URI men’s track team.

According to police, an officer familiar with Bajulaiye from previous arrests saw him n a car on Point Judith Road near Jerry’s Hardware. The officer confirmed with a dispatcher that a warrant was out for his arrest, and a traffic stop was made near Burnside Avenue.

Police said Bajulaiye’s identity was confirmed, and he was arrested without incident. He was transported to the ACI at about 9 p.m. Police said the operator of the car was cited for possession of marijuana and allowed to drive from the scene.

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.greenwell@patch.com.

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