Alleged Drunk Caller, Trying to Call Mother, Phones 911
Police responded to a Pendar Road residence after a woman accidentally called 911. According to the dispatcher, the woman seemed confused and believed she was talking to her mother rather than a police dispatcher. When police arrived at the residence, the 43-year-old woman appeared to be “highly intoxicated” and her speech was “barely understandable.”
The woman’s friend allegedly told police that the two were arguing before the woman tried calling her mother in Nebraska, but was “too drunk” to realize she had inadvertently called 911. Police left the two with warnings.
Sheep Gets Loose on Ten Rod Road
On April 30, North Kingstown police received a call of a loose sheep on Ten Rod Road. After hearing the call, an animal control officer immediately knew whom the sheep belonged to and called the owner.
According to reports, the owner was trying to bring the sheep into the barn when it slipped its collar and took off. The animal control officer and the owner tried to corner the sheep, but it jumped over them and took off.
The sheep is still at large.
Baby Formula Thief Thwarted by Stop & Shop Managers
Just before 7 a.m. on May 1, a manager at noticed a maroon Honda Accord parked in the fire lane, running and unoccupied. Once in the store, the manager allegedly saw a man pushing a shopping cart filled with powdered baby formula in plastic shopping bags who appeared nervous when the manager made eye contact with him.
After the man left the shopping cart in the back of the store and left without buying anything, the manager called the to warn them to be on the lookout for the man. While on the phone with the Ten Rod Road manager, the Frenchtown manager looked outside the store and saw the Honda Accord parked out front.
The manager intercepted the man as he tried to leave the store with more baby formula, telling him, “We have your plate.” The man left the cart and exited the store.
The total amount of merchandise at the Ten Rod Road store was $539.78 while the one at Frenchtown Road had a total of $789.79.
Surveillance tapes shows that the suspect is about 25 to 35 years old and heavyset with a lighter complexion (white or possibly Hispanic) with a short beard and mustache and receding hairline. He was wearing jeans, a pullover and a grey sweater during the time of the incident.
Stop & Shop has alerted nearby locations about the suspect.