Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Arrest, Multiple Citations Issued for Parties on Middle Road, Sakonnet Boulevard
At about 8:57 a.m. on April 14, an officer on patrol noted an illegally parked car at 45 Middle Road.
Police said that while the officer was taking down information on the car, he saw two women approaching from a home on Sakonnet Boulevard, which appeared to be hosting a loud party.
According to police, a woman holding a bottle of Andre pink champagne – URI student Cara C. Saluppo, 19, of 797 Linden Way, Franklin Lakes, NJ – was cited for underage possession of alcohol after a background check.
Police said that based on noise in the area and Saluppo’s citation, they went to 36 Sakonnet Boulevard to clear out a party. Police said about 50 to 60 people were on an outside deck, with 12 cars parked on the driveway and lawn of the home.
According to police, five tenants were cited for social host violations as a result:
- Emily E. Sciortino, 21
- Danielle P. Szewczuk, 21
- Nicole Vento, 21
- Nicole M. Falzone, 22
- Samantha N. Santore, 22
Police said the tenants were cooperative, and the party was cleared in about 10 minutes.
However, police said they were called back to the neighborhood at about 10:20 a.m. for a noise complaint.
Police said there were about 100 people at a party at 51 Middle Road, 10 of which were on the roof of the home. Police said that as they attempted to break up the party, people leaving were screaming, “**** the police.”
According to police, a fight broke out among eight to 10 men as they were leaving. Because of this, Kevin F. Reilly, 19, of 18 Fortin Road on the University of Rhode Island campus, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
Police identified the tenants of the home as Alena T. Pepe, 22, and Danielle Director, 21.
CCRI Student Cited for Fighting at Charlie O’s
Dylan D. Faucher, 21, of 39 Birch St., Narragansett, was cited at about 1:13 a.m. on April 14 and charged with fighting. Police said Faucher is a student at the Community College of Rhode Island.
According to police, while monitoring the closing of Charlie O’s, they received a report that a man was fighting with two bouncers at the rear of the property.
Police said they separated Faucher from the bouncers. Police said that based on witness statements, as the bouncers attempted to stop an argument, Faucher jumped on the back of one of them.
According to police, the bouncer did not want to press charges. As a result, Faucher was just cited for the violation as opposed to being arrested.
Narragansett Man Arrested for Warrant
Francis Centolella, 43, of 332 South Pier Road, Narragansett, was arrested at about 8:02 a.m. on April 12. Police said a Third Division District Court warrant was out for Centolella’s arrest for failing to appear at an April 11 court hearing for a West Warwick police charge of driving with a suspended license.
According to police, they received word of the warrant, and arrested Centolella without incident on South Pier Road. He was transported to Fourth Division District Court for arraignment at 9 a.m.
- James M. Kennedy, 20, of 19 Brigham Road, Worcester, MA, was cited at about 8:21 p.m. on April 12 and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. Police said Kennedy is a student at Providence College.
According to police, an officer monitoring traffic on Woodruff Avenue clocked a grey Volkswagen driven by Kennedy at 36 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone. A traffic stop was made at the Route 1 off-ramp.
Police said that during the stop, a passenger could be seen holding a 30-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and a bottle of Rondiaz rum. The alcohol was confiscated, and Kennedy was cited for the violation.
- Michael A. Guadagno, 20, of 5 Birchwood Drive, Narragansett, was cited at about 12:20 a.m. on April 14 and charged with ID card misuse.
According to police, a bouncer at Charlie O’s flagged an ID Guadagno used as suspicious. Police said they checked the ID and confirmed that it was fake.
Police said Guadagno was cited for the violation.
- Samuel J. Weintraub, 20, of 60 Saltaire Ave., Narragansett, was cited at about 12:10 a.m. on April 14 and charged with ID card misuse.
According to police, a bouncer at Charlie O’s flagged an ID Weintraub used as suspicious. Police said they checked the ID and confirmed that it was fake.
Police said Weintraub was cited for the violation.
- Thomas R. Morini, 19, of 10 Melville Lane, Narragansett, was cited at about 1:40 a.m. on April 14 and charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a minor. Police said Morini is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer monitoring traffic on Ocean Road near Rhode Island Avenue clocked a car at 50 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.
Police said the officer attempted to make a traffic stop on Bass Rock Road, but noted that the car pulled into a driveway, with an occupant throwing beer cans out the window.
According to police, the driver of the car – Thomas J. Salisbury, 19 – told police that he had panicked when he saw the emergency lights, since he knew he was driving an overloaded car.
Police said Salisbury was cited for speeding and the overloading violation. A passenger in the car – Morini – told police that he had thrown the Bud Light cans out the car, and he was cited for this violation.
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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