arrested a 19-year-old Massachusetts man on Sunday after they discovered he was driving in possession of pot and alcohol.
Jean-Pierre Mendez, 19, of 1 Emmit Terrace, Revere, MA, was arrested at 12:19 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Mendez was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of alcoholic beverages by an underage person. Police stopped Mendez for a motor vehicle violation. The pot and booze were found after a brief investigation, police reported.
Electrician takes money
Charles Case, 39, of 256 Long Highway, Little Compton, was arrested by Little Compton Police at 7:41 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Case was taken into custody based on outstanding warrant, charging him with obtaining money under false pretense. , based on an allegation that Case gave an estimate to a Tiverton homeowner last winter for electrical work, took the initial deposit money and never returned.
Gary Smith, 46, of 375 Morris St., Rovidence, was arrested in Little Compton at 9:48 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. He was taken into custody based on an outstanding bench warrant for failure to appear in Sixth District Court. Police initially stopped the vehicle Smith was riding in for an inspection sticker violation.
Missing tote bag appears after 2 years
A landscaper came to the police station at 4:52 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 with a tote bag he reportedly found at Warren's Point. It contained personal items, such as credit cards and a license. Police tracked down the owner of the items and returned them to her. She told police the bag was missing for two years.
Pumpkin smashes mailbox
Police responded to a Swamp Road residence at 9:21 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 for a report of a mailbox damaged by a thrown pumpkin. The matter is under investigation.
Police responded to a West Hill Lane residence at 5:19 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 for a report of a blocked easement. Upon arrival, police interviewed the two parties involved and reported it was regarding an ongoing boundary dispute between neighbors. Police encouraged both parties to work the matter out or pursue civil litigation.
Alleged illegal tree cutting
A Francis Lane resident came to the police station at 4:24 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 to report that one of his neighbors might possibly be cutting down trees and brush on conservation land. Police are investigating.
Police responded to an Amesbury Lane residence at 12:55 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 for a report of an unattended bicycle near the property. Police searched the area, but could not find an owner. They seized the bike and secured it at the station until the owner comes forward.
A Hambly Road man brought a windsurfing sail into the police station at 2:04 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 that he said he found on . Police secured the sail until the owner comes forward.