NK Police Log: Man Found Napping at Wendy's

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

Fast Food and a Cat Nap

Police responded to Wendy’s on Nov. 5 at around 7:30 p.m. for a report of an intoxicated subject. Once they arrived, they found a 19-year-old man passed out while sitting at one of the restaurant's tables. The man allegedly told police he had been drinking “whiskey” that evening and fell asleep at Wendy’s. Though police noted that the man appeared to be intoxicated, he was able to hold a conversation and walk without any balance issues. Officers drove the man to his mother’s house.

NK Man Charged With Possession of Marijuana 

Jesse A. Davis Allison, 23, of 196 Essex Road, was arrested Nov. 8 at 1:13 a.m. on charges of possession of marijuana.

An officer on duty allegedly saw Allison’s car speed past him, clocking him at 44 mph in a 35 mph zone. After stopping the car, the officer saw Allison and his passenger moving around in the car as he approached it, according to reports. When asked about the movement, Allison said he was just reaching for his registration as there was nothing but “clothes and tools” in the car.

After searching the vehicle, police allegedly found a bag of marijuana underneath the driver’s side floor mat. When confronted with the bag, Allison reportedly told officers, “I forgot that was there.”

He is set to appear in Third District Court on Nov. 22.

NK Man Hit With DUI Charge

Bradley D. LaPorte, 39, of 138 Sunnybrook Drive, was arrested Nov. 8 at 2:59 a.m. on charges of drunken driving and refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Police pulled LaPorte over after allegedly clocking him at 42 mph in a 30 mph zone and swerving in and out of the northbound lane of Tower Hill Road. According to police, LaPorte appeared to be under the influence, mumbling his responses and smelling of alcohol. LaPorte allegedly told police he had been drinking earlier that evening.

After failing his field sobriety test, LaPorte was brought to headquarters for processing, where he allegedly refused a breathalyzer test. Police also noted that during processing LaPorte made several statements indicating he had not been drinking that evening and had not been driving.

Other Arrests...

  • Vanessa Anne Baker, 45, of 98 Scenic Way in Exeter, was arrested Nov. 2 at 11:55 p.m. on charges of driving under the influence. Officers pulled Baker over on Route 4 after receiving a call of a suspected intoxicated driver. Inside Baker’s car, officers allegedly found an open bottle of Popov vodka and a McDonald’s cup, which contents tested positive for alcohol. She is set to appear in Third District Court on Nov. 15.
  • Aviva Nicole Moster, 30, of 1270 Saugatucket Road in South Kingstown, was arrested Nov. 4 at 1:06 a.m. on charges of driving on a suspended license. She is set to appear in Third District Court on Nov. 15.


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