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Police Log: Brother, Can You Spare $7 Bucks?

Information about the following incidents was supplied by the North Kingstown Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Credit: NK Patch
Credit: NK Patch

Monday, Jan. 6

12:59 p.m. – An off-duty police officer told police about a man asking for money in the parking lot of Home Depot on Ten Rod Road. By the time police arrived, the subject had crossed the street to the Stop & Shop plaza parking lot, where police found he had asked a garbage truck driver for a "buck or two" for bus fare. When police talked to the subject, he admitted to asking people for bus fare and said he'd gotten $7 from a driver at Starbucks. He did not respond when police asked him why he was continuing to ask for money. Police told the man about the town ordinance against solicitation and that he could be arrested if police got another complaint. 

1:52 p.m. – A North Kingstown woman told police the father of her two children took her bus pass during a visit. She also said she did not want to have direct contact with the man, from Providence, anymore. 

Tuesday, Jan. 7

12:39 a.m. – Police arrested Trent C. Daugherty, 24, of Broad Rock Road, Peacedale, for driving while intoxicated after police received a tip about an erratic driver on Route 138 at the Jamestown Bridge. He was taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test. His preliminary breath test at the scene showed .156 percent blood alcohol (.08 is the legal limit). At the station, he requested he give a blood sample instead of a breath sample. He was taken to South County Hospital where a blood sample was drawn. At the time of the arrest, Daugherty was wearing a shoulder holster and there was a gun in the car's center console. Jamestown police requested to talk to Daugherty about the gun. He agreed to go voluntarily to Jamestown PD on the matter. He was released with a summons and a speeding ticket and picked up by Jamestown PD.

11:57 p.m. – Police arrested Persi Morales, 33, of East Bowery Street, Newport, for driving without a license after he was stopped on Route 4 southbound. His passenger, Robson DaSilva, 34, of Howard Street, Newport, was arrested for entering the country illegally. Morales was taken to the station, processed and released with a Third District Court summons. Police notified Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who said DaSilva and Morales (also illegal) were not to be detained. DaSilva was released.

Class of 98 January 16, 2014 at 01:50 PM
Um, people are in the country illegally and Immigration says to release them and not detain them? What am I missing?

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