NK Police Log: Baby Formula, Pizza Complaints & More

The following information was supplied by the North Kingstown Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Man Issued No-Trespass Order After Pizza Complaint

A 61-year-old was issued a no-trespass order for on Post Road after displaying his dislike for his pizza the night before. According to employees, a white man in his 60s came in and told them the pizza he ordered the night prior was “Horrible” and he was going to tell all of his friends to not order from Pier Pizza. The man, who allegedly told the employees that he had the pizza delivered to him at his home on Ten Rod Road, then left the restaurant but returned after an employee allegedly “flipped him off” through the window. According to reports, the man ran back inside and yelled “Why don’t you [expletive] come outside and I’ll kick your [expletive]!” When neither of the employees obliged, the man left the premises. Using the restaurant’s records, police discerned the identity of the man and issued him a no-trespass order for Pier Pizza.

Bicyclist Found ‘Sleeping’

North Kingstown fire and police departments responded to Haverhill Avenue on March 12 for reports of a bicyclist who had fallen off his bike. When crews arrived, they found the man lying on his right side with his legs caught between the bicycle pedals and the ground. The man allegedly told officers he did not fall but had stopped to lie down because he was tired. According to police, the man had slurred speech, bloodshot, watery eyes and appeared to be intoxicated. He was transported to Kent County Hospital for treatment. DEM is pressing charges against the man after officers found shellfish in the man’s possession that violated state fishing laws.

Duo Charged in Using Stolen Debit Card to Buy Baby Formula

Joseph Martella, 28, and Jamie Pelley of 1075 Old Baptist Road in North Kingstown, were arrested March 13 at 11:33 a.m. on charges of receiving stolen goods and two felony charges of fraudulent use of credit cards and conspiracy.

Martella and Pelley allegedly stole a URI debit card left at and used it to buy groceries and baby formula, totaling $257 at .

They are scheduled to appear in Third District Court on May 1.

Former Walmart Employee, Fired for Stealing, Charged in Shoplifting

Kelsey L. Johnson, 26, of 580 Devils Foot Road, Apt. C103 in North Kingstown, was arrested March 13 at 5:40 p.m. on charges of shoplifting from .

Johnson allegedly stole a pair of sneakers from the store. According to an employee, Johnson used to work at the store before being fired after she was caught stealing.

SK Man Hit With Two Felonies, One Misdemeanor in Parking Lot Fight

Breck Lucas Holdredge, 23, of 13 Pike St. in South Kingstown, was arrested March 14 at 2:13 a.m. on charges of domestic disorderly conduct and felony charges of refusing to relinquish a phone and domestic assault – his third offense.

Police responded to Wickford Marina for a report of two people yelling. When officers arrived, they allegedly saw Holdredge run from the parking lot to the street. Police were able to catch up to him after he fell over a cement wall.

Though Holdredge initially told officers he was arguing with a man called “John,” his female victim allegedly told police that he had assaulted her. According to reports, the woman had multiple scratches on her forehead and neck. The woman allegedly told officers that the two got into an argument in her car after seeing Holdredge’s ex-girlfriend at a bar in South Kingstown earlier that night.

According to reports, the woman got out of the car after Holdredge grabbed her by the throat, but realized she did not have her phone to call for help nor her glasses. The woman allegedly went back to Holdredge to get her phone, at which time he began choking her at the rear of the car, telling her, “Shut up or I am not going to stop.” The woman also alleged that Holdredge choked her and threw her to the ground multiple times during the altercation.

Police found her phone underneath a plow truck 50 feet away and found her glasses in Holdredge’s pocket.

MeanE March 21, 2012 at 04:08 PM
How many times do you need to be arrested before they lock you up for an extended stay? Jamie Pelley seems to be in the Police Log on a monthly basis!


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