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Police Log: Shannock Road Home Break-In

The following reports were provided by the South Kingstown Police Department and describe their actions from Monday, October 31 through the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 2. These reports do not indicate a conviction.

On Monday, October 31 around 3:11 p.m. a South Kingstown Police officer was dispatched to a Shannock Road home for a report of breaking and entering and theft.  The officer arrived on scene and met with the homeowner, who stated her daughter came home from school to find that someone had entered the house during the day.  The officer determined that entry had likely been made by prying open a rear window with a shovel. Once inside, the culprit(s) took over $5,000 in assorted jewelry.  The investigation remains open.

Arrests and Citations

  • Lucien Koffi, 32, of 7 Goddard Rd. in Brockton, Mass. was arrested on an active Fourth District Court bench warrant for failure to appear in court on Tuesday, November 1 around 12:30 a.m. after police located him while clearing Old Mountain Field for the night.  He was taken to SKPD, processed, and placed in a holding cell for the night.
  • Kathryn M. Gee, 23, of 66 Robinson St. in Wakefield was arrested for failure to stop at the scene of an accident on Tuesday, November 1 around 2:00 a.m. Police were called around 1:20 a.m. to the area of Tower Hill Road near Saugatucket Road for a hit and run accident, and after a brief search an officer located a vehicle with two flat tires in the state parking lot at Bridgetown Road. Gee was in the driver’s seat, and stated to officers that she lost control of her vehicle while looking at her cell phone and struck the cable barrier in the center median.  When she attempted to correct her direction of travel she re-entered the highway and sideswiped another car.  Gee then stated she drove her vehicle to the state lot, where it succumbed to mechanical failure.  She was taken to SKPD, processed, and released with a Fourth District Court summons. Police also located two open bottles of suspected alcohol inside her vehicle and confiscated them.
  • On Tuesday, November 1 around 12:35 p.m. police were called to the Curtis Corner Middle School for a report of an out of control student refusing to leave a classroom.  The officers came in contact with a 13-year-old South Kingstown male, who refused to comply with their instructions. He was taken into custody with some difficulty and charged with disorderly conduct.

Incidents

On Monday, October 31 around 10:50 a.m. officers were called to Pitchers Garage on Post Road in Perryville for a report of a stolen car.  Police met with Pitchers employees, who stated that someone had taken a customer’s 1999 Chrysler Concorde over the weekend.  The vehicle in question had been in an accident and its engine had already been removed.  The investigation remains open.

On Monday, October 31 around 10:08 p.m. police were called to the Burger King at Old Tower Hill Road for a report of theft from the building.  Police arrived and spoke with the manager, who stated that someone had taken a large ashtray weighing over 100 pounds sometime before 5:00 p.m. The manager added that he had seen several high school students entering the facility on some type of scavenger hunt.  The investigation remains open.

On Tuesday, November 6 around 7:00 a.m. an officer was dispatched to a Mulberry Lane residence for a report of vandalism to a motor vehicle.  The officer met with the complainant, who showed him damage to the rear window of his car.  According to the complainant the damage must have occurred the previous night.  The investigation remains open.

On Tuesday, November 1 around 10:45 a.m. an officer was dispatched to a Spencer Court residence for a report of vandalism to motor vehicles.  The officer arrived and took note of tire damage to two vehicles, a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Ford commercial van.  Both vehicles sustained damage to two tires as a result of slashing with a sharp object.  The officer also took note of a broken window on the south side of the house.  The damage was entered into police records for information purposes.

Descriptions of events are based solely from police officer reports provided to Patch.

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