NK Police Log: Driver Flips Car Three Times Prior to DUI Arrest

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

Driver Flips Car Three Times Prior to DUI Arrest

Matthew Thomas Allen, 28, of 159 Hope Furnace Rd. in Hope was arrested May 22, at 2:50 a.m. on charges of drunken driving, possessing a prohibited weapon and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

A fellow motorist called the after allegedly seeing Allen’s car drive off Ten Rod Road and flip two to three times, striking a parked car and landing in someone’s yard. According to the man, Allen was traveling between 40 and 50 mph at the time. When the man pulled over to help, Allen allegedly seemed unsteady on his feet and told him, “Don’t call the cops. I’ve been drinking.” Allen then allegedly grabbed his bumper and spare tire (which came off the vehicle) and placed them in the back of the car before taking off back on Ten Rod Road.

Police pulled Allen over at the intersection of Old Baptist Road and Ten Rod and immediately noticed “heavy damage to the roof and driver’s side” of the car. They also noted that the front driver’s side tire was flat and dirt and grass were stuck in between the window and door moldings. Additionally, the windshield and another window were also shattered.

When police asked him what happened to his car, Allen allegedly appeared confused and said he thought he might have struck a bush. According to reports, Allen told police that he was coming from a house in North Kingstown or Jamestown and was heading to his home in Scituate. Allen also allegedly told police that he had “three shots of rum” that night and that he “drank way too much.” After failing his field sobriety test, Allen allegedly told officers “just give me my ticket.”

No Joe Here

A Kent Street resident awoke to find that someone had vandalized her front walkway with what appeared to be white spray paint. The writing spelled out “[Expletive] U Joe.” According to the woman, no one by that name lived at the residence and the only Joe she knew was a friend who lived in Cranston. Upon further investigation, it was discerned that the writing was not spray paint but chalk.

No ‘Happy Endings’ For Sexual Suggestive Customer

North Kingstown police issued a no trespass order against a 42-year-old man who was reportedly making sexually suggestive statements to an employee of  on Post Road. According to reports, the man was a regular and made sexually suggestive remarks on several occasions—often asking for a “happy ending” after the woman gives him a hair cut.

According to police, the woman asked the man to not return to the salon, but another employee who was unaware of the situation inadvertently made an appointment for him. During his visit, the man allegedly commented on a new room that was recently built for facials and asked if it was the new room for “happy endings.”

According to reports, the man denied making the comments but told police he would not return.

Other Arrests...

Amanda B. Allen, 29, of 181 Yorktown Rd. in North Kingstown was arrested May 21 at 1:50 p.m. following a warrant for her arrest. Allen was wanted by the Coventry Police Department for larceny of a controlled substance (oxycodone).


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