Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the South Kingstown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
URI Student Charged With Assault, Disorderly Conduct
Emily P. Davenport, 20, of 300 Waterman Hill Road, Greene, was arrested at about 1:16 a.m. on Oct. 14 and charged with assault and disorderly conduct. Police said Davenport is a student at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, they received a report of a woman fighting with people and yelling obscenities on Community Drive. Police said when they arrived, a man was restraining Davenport, at which point they took control of the situation.
Based on interviews with three witnesses, police said Davenport was screaming in the middle of the road, and then fought with a 40-year-old woman who had come out of her home to ask her to stop.
Police arrested Davenport without incident, and noted that she did not wish to provide them with a statement. She was processed and then released at about 6:15 a.m.
Warren Man Arrested for Superior Court Warrant
Austin G. Thorpe, 45, of 511 Child St., Warren, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 14. Police said a Superior Court warrant was out for Thorpe’s arrest.
According to police, they received a noise complaint about a home on Sweet Allen Farm Road. Police said that they told the complainant that sawing and nailing were allowed under town ordinances until about 6 p.m.
However, police said a background check of the carpenter – Thorpe – revealed the warrant out for his arrest. He was arrested without incident and then transferred to the ACI at about 4 p.m.
URI Students Cited for Possession of Alcohol
Kurt R. Steffens, 18, of 19 Azalea Drive, Medway, MA, and Michael Coco, 18, of 117 Fieldstone Lane, NH, were cited at about 12:40 a.m. on Oct. 14 and charged with possession of alcohol by an underage person. According to online records, both are students at the University of Rhode Island.
According to police, an officer observed Steffens and Coco in a group of people near Absolute Market on Fortin Road. Police said the two had a can of beer and a mixed drink, and they were cited for possession of alcohol as a result.
Police Seize 18 Firearms on Request
Police said that at the request of a family, they seized 18 firearms – 11 rifles, three shotguns and four revolvers – from a home on Tower Hill Road at about 12:13 p.m. on Oct. 15.
According to the family members, the guns were formerly owned by a family member who had passed away. The family members asked police to keep the guns securely locked away while the estate was being settled.
Unless otherwise noted, the information for this article was compiled from South Kingstown police reports, which are available for review by any member of the public at their headquarters. 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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