Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Party on Kingstown Road Leads to Alcohol Citations
At about 12:19 a.m. on Sept. 29, police received a report of a loud party at 112 Kingstown Road.
According to police, about 80 people were at the party, and bass vibrations from the noise could be felt two blocks away. Police said the renters were slow to respond to the door and to clear the party.
Police said that while clearing the party, they noted Justin D. Pinheiro, 20, of 161 Beacon Ave., Jamestown, drinking from a 40-ounce bottle of Bud Light, and Kiffin Ward, 19, of 55 Cranston Circle, North Kingstown, holding a bottle of Bombay Sapphire gin.
After background checks, both were cited for possession of alcohol by a minor. As a result, the tenants – Taylor Clement and Catherine M. Brennan, 20, and Jessica P. Brown and Sonya A. Badigian, 19 – were cited for violating the town’s social host ordinance. Police said the tenants are students at the University of Rhode Island.
Party on Point Judith Road Leads to Alcohol Citations
At about 12:18 a.m. on Sept. 29, police received a report of a loud party at 619 Point Judith Road.
According to police, about 100 people were at the party, with the noise audible from adjacent streets. Police said the renters were able to clear the house quickly and were cooperative.
However, police said that while clearing the house, they noted Stephen Thomas Welch, 19, of 1 Carver Lane, Narragansett, trying to leave via a back door with a case of Rolling Rock beer.
Police said a background check revealed he wasn’t 21, and Welch was cited for possession of alcohol by a minor. The alcohol was confiscated and destroyed.
As a result, the tenants – Ariana D. Silvia and Taylor Cottone, 20, and Victoria L. Mitchell, 19 – were cited for violating the town’s social host ordinance.
Police said the four people cited were University of Rhode Island students.
Third Time Not Charm – Police Called to Party on Fifth Avenue Three Times
At about 11:21 p.m. on Sept. 29, police received a report of a loud party at 19 Fifth Avenue.
According to police, about 120 people were at the party, with loud noises coming from the house and multiple cars parking in the town hall lot. Police said at the time, the party was cleared.
However, about 30 minutes later, police were called back to the home. They noted that another 60 to 70 guests had arrived, and the residence was cleared again as a result.
Police said they were called again to the home a short time after the second call, since guests waiting for taxis and rides were loud and disturbing the peace.
The tenants were identified as Louis J. Berger, 22, and 21-year-olds Kevin M. Stenhouse, Christopher J. Sheehan, John E. Nottage and Michael Thoma Bradstreet.
Party Broken Up on Summit Road
At about 1:05 a.m. on Sept. 29, police received a report of a loud party at 2 Summit Road.
According to police, about 150 people were at the party, with 20 cars parked illegally on the surrounding streets. Police said the tenants were cooperative and cleared the party quickly, but the resulting large crowds resulted in more noise.
The tenants were identified as Peter V. Reilly, 21, Brian M. Duchesne and Nicholas J. Famiglietti, 20, and Christopher B. DiStefano, 19.
URI Student Cited for Transportation of Alcohol
Kyle A. Dubuc, 20, of 1540 High Hawk Road, East Greenwich, was cited at about 12:21 a.m. on Sept. 29 and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. Police said Dubuc is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer monitoring traffic from the parking lot of the Coffee Connection on Boston Neck Road noted a silver Saturn SL1 with a defective plate light. A traffic stop was made on Allagah Trail near Aroostook Trail as a result.
Police said that during the stop, a bottle of Absolut vodka could be seen on the rear floorboard. A background check confirmed that Dubuc was not 21, and he was cited for the alcohol. He was warned for the defective plate light.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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