Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
URI Football Player on Crutches Charged With Disorderly Conduct at Party
Daril C. Geisser, 19, of Adams Hall at the University of Rhode Island, was cited at about 1:41 a.m. on Feb. 26 and charged with disorderly conduct.
According to police, they received a report of a fight at an Ashton Lane home. Police said the incident appeared to be at a nearby home on Summit Road instead though.
According to a 20-year-old Narragansett woman, a group of men knocked down a fence at her yard in an attempt to start a fight. The woman specifically identified one of the men as Geisser because he was on crutches.
The woman also provided police a description of the vehicle they left in, which police stopped as it was attempting to leave the nearby area.
Police said another woman, an 18-year-old URI student from Hingham, MA, told them that Geisser had become upset with her during an argument. She said that he had grabbed her around the neck, however, she did not want to press charges. Another witness corroborated her story, but did not want to file a formal statement.
As a result, Geisser was cited for disorderly conduct. He was allowed to leave the scene, but scheduled for a April 5 date in Narragansett Municipal Court.
According to GoRhody, Geisser is a wide receiver on the URI football team, per the spring 2012 football roster.
Charlestown Man Arrested for Warrant
Kerry P. Donovan, 22, of 51 Woodcock Trail, Charlestown, was arrested at about 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 26.
Police said a Fourth Division District Court warrant was out for his arrest for failing to appear at a Feb. 17 court hearing related to South Kingstown police charge of misdemeanor shoplifting.
According to police, an officer noted a blue Honda without a front license plate and a headlight out traveling on Point Judith Road by Sunset Farm. After the car turned onto Palm Beach Avenue, a traffic stop was made at the intersection of Melbourne Drive and Sarasota Avenue.
Police said a background check of the driver – Donovan – revealed a warrant out for his arrest. He was arrested without incident, and also cited for driving without a proper headlight.
The car was towed from the scene. Two passengers, an 18-year-old woman from Hope Valley and a 17-year-old girl from North Stonington, were transported to a home on Clara Lane. Donovan was transported to the ACI at 8:30 a.m.
URI Student Cited for Transportation of Alcohol by a Minor
Anna C. Klein, 20, of 28 Dixon St., Peace Dale, was cited at about 9:14 p.m. on Feb. 24 and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. Police said Klein is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer clocked a car driven by Klein at 38 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone on Bonnet Shores Road near Cavalier Avenue.
A traffic stop was made on Bonnet Shores Road near Wolfe Road. According to police, when they asked if there was alcohol in the car, Klein told them there was a bottle of vodka. A 21-year-old Narragansett man told police it was his alcohol.
The bottle of Smirnoff vodka was seized and destroyed, police said. Klein was cited for the alcohol, and also for speeding.
(Different) URI Student Cited for Transportation of Alcohol by a Minor
Maegan C. Cleary, 20, of 25 Greene Lane, Narragansett, was cited at about 8:54 p.m. on Feb. 24 and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. Police said Cleary is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer clocked a blue Jeep Liberty driven by Cleary at 31 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone on Jamestown Boulevard near Kingston Lane. A traffic stop was made on Jamestown near Newport Lane.
Police noted that by the feet of a 21-year-old passenger, there was a brown paper bag with bottles in it. Police confiscated the bag, which had two 40-ounce bottles of Bud Light and a 750-mL bottle of Burnett’s Peach Vodka.
Cleary was cited for the alcohol. She was also warned for speeding.
CCRI Student Cited for Transportation of Alcohol by a Minor
Timothy F. O’Loughlin, 20, of 66 Beach St., Westerly, was cited at about 8:22 p.m. on Feb. 24 and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. Police said O’Loughlin is a student at the Community College of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer made a traffic stop on a grey Ford Fiesta driven by O’Loughlin after seeing it take a right-hand turn on to Burnside Avenue, while the light was red, without slowing down or stopping.
Police said two cases of Miller High Life beer were on the back seat of the car. A passenger in the car from Narragansett was 21.
The alcohol was seized and destroyed, and O’Loughlin was cited. He was also issued a warning for the illegal turn.
URI Student Cited for Littering
Paul Charles Kenny III, 21, of 21 Newport Lane, Narragansett, was cited at about 1:25 a.m. on Feb. 26 and charged with littering.
According to police, an officer writing parking tickets in Eastward Look near Glendale Road and Melville Lane saw a group of three males yelling at one another.
Police said as the officer approached them to see what the issue was, he saw Kenny throw a beer can in the front yard of a Glendale Road home.
Kenny was cited for the litter violation without incident.
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