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Police Log: Shoplifting Chutzpah

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

Saturday, Nov. 23

4:49 p.m. – Police arrested Jillian Rebecca Burchard, 21, of Lafayette Road, for shoplifting after a Wal-Mart employee said she left the store without paying for cosmetics, books, stationary and other items. According to the report, Burchard put the items in a large black purse she was carrying. When confronted by the employee outside the store, Burchard allegedly fled in her car. Police recognized the name of the person to whom the car was registered – Jillian's mother. Jillian reported to the police department after hearing police were looking for her. She was processed and released with a court summons.

Sunday, Nov. 24

1:13 a.m. – Police arrested Michael Phillip Woodard, 21, of Murray Avenue, for driving while intoxicated and refusing to take a chemical breath test, after police stopped him for driving erratically on Post Road. He failed a field sobriety test and was taken into custody. At the station, he refused to take the breath test. He was processed and released with a court summons to a friend.

11:11 p.m. – Police arrested Vincent Joseph Tetreault, 33, of Union Avenue in Providence, on six bench warrants after the car he was traveling was stopped for speeding on Route 403 near West Davisville Road. Five of the six warrants ordered he be held without bail He was taken into custody, processed at the station, then taken to the Adult Correctional Institutions.

7:47 p.m. – Police arrested Niko Vincent Riccio, 21, of Cowesett Avenue in West Warwick, for shoplifting. Riccio allegedly stole several pieces of infant clothing, took them out to his car, waiting about 10 minutes, then returned to the store, returning the items in return for a $54.10 gift card. (An employee watched him leave the store with the items but could not intercept him before he got into his car, at which time police were called.) Police found a receipt on Riccio from the Wal-Mart in Coventry. He admitted to doing the same thing there earlier in the day. He was processed at the station and released with a district court summons and a no-trespass for Wal-Mart. 

jim harris December 03, 2013 at 12:33 PM
people in north kingstown are so narrow minded, and unpolished. kingstown bowl is their idea of a fine arts event
Charles Darwin December 04, 2013 at 12:28 PM
1/4 low income housing 2/4 box store
Cheryl Alves December 31, 2013 at 11:22 PM
really.... jim harris, who are you to judge what peple for entertainment? mind your own business

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