Deer hit by car in Portsmouth, killed

Deer hit by car in Portsmouth, killed


portsmouth-policePORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the police log over the past week.

Tuesday, June 18

A deer was killed after it ran out into East Main Road near Immokolee Drive and struck the front of a car driven by John Corbishley of Portsmouth at about 1:40 a.m. Mr. Corbishley was not injured and drove away from the scene. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management was contacted for removal of the carcass. The car sustained damage to its left front fender, hood and driver’s door.

Destiny A. Gray, 24, of no permanent address, was charged with several offenses after police found her standing in the middle of Union Street near Peaceful Way around 2:20 a.m. Police said Ms. Gray appeared to be intoxicated and in pain. She initially identified herself as Sirena Lagasse, 26, and said she was taking a walk because she had gotten into an argument with her boyfriend, police said. After an officer returned to the cruiser to retrieve a notebook, Ms. Gray fled on foot and was apprehended after she fell while trying to jump over a large stone wall near Almy Knoll Terrace, police said. She was charged with obstructing an officer in the execution of his or her duty, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Ms. Gray also had two active bench warrants for her arrest issued by Second District Court, police said. Police said they found three syringes containing an unknown liquid substance, a spoon and gauze pads in her purse.

Thursday, June 20

Roxanne Gunter of Swansea reported that her car was damaged after it hit a large pothole on June 18 while driving west on West Main Road near West Passage around 7:30 a.m. She said a front tire went flat and a back tire had a large bubble in it.

Friday, June 21

Frances Johnson, 57, of 23 Guildas Lane, was charged on a bench warrant issued by Second Division District Court for failure to pay. She turned herself into the station around 8 a.m., police said.

Sean Casey, 28, of 106 King Philip St., Apt. 3, was charged with violating a no-contact order after his car was stopped for a traffic violation on Boyd’s Lane around 6:30 p.m. Police said the charge stems from a June 18 incident when a 25-year-old Portsmouth female reported Mr. Casey had violated an existing no-contact order

Stephanie Andrea of Tiverton told police her car’s tires were damaged after her vehicle hit a pothole the day before in the southbound lane on West Main Road near Melville School.

Saturday, June 22

Robert Smith, 42, of no permanent address, was charged on a bench warrant issued by Second Division District Court for failure to appear for an arraignment. Police said Mr. Smith was observed walking on Cove Street around 10:30 a.m. and then entered a vehicle that was later stopped on Park Avenue. He was sent to the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston, police said.

Sunday, June 23

Dominic Dill, 20, of Middletown, was charged with driving while intoxicated around 1:30 a.m. Police stopped his car on East Main Road near Agway after observing it being operated erratically, police said. Mr. Dill failed a field sobriety test and the results of a chemical test were still pending as of Tuesday, according to police.

Monday, June 24

Marissa Anderson, 21 of 771 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, was charged on a bench warrant issued by Third Division District Court. Officers responded to her residence around 6:40 p.m. to make the arrest.