Motorcyclist confronts Portsmouth golfers after hit by ball

Motorcyclist confronts Portsmouth golfers after hit by ball


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

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Amanda K. Myers, 19, of 144 Anthony Road, was charged with injuring or tampering with vehicles as well as vandalism/malicious injury to property. Patrol Officer Khata Khubchandani was dispatched to 89 Gormley Ave. around 7:30 a.m. for a report of a vehicle that had been entered sometime overnight. The owner said multiple items had been left behind in the vehicle, including a purse with a Roger Williams ID card that identified Ms. Myers as the owner. There was also a burn hole in the passenger seat — most likely from a cigarette — and fresh blood on the dashboard, police said. A GPS unit was missing from the vehicle, the owner told police. Ms. Myers told police she had been at a party the night before and left around midnight. Ms. Myers said she was intoxicated and wasn’t sure what she did after the party, police said.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Gregory Deascentis of Middletown told police that the license plate to his boat trailer had been stolen over the weekend while it was parked on Regatta Way.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Christopher Kaszyk of Somerset told police that he was struck in the chest by a wayward golf ball while operating his motorcycle on Route 24 northbound near the Montaup Country Club sometime before 2:30 p.m. Mr. Kaszyk’s father was operating another motorcycle alongside him, and the two drove to the first hole in an attempt to speak with golfers they believed were responsible, police said. When the golfers denied hitting the ball onto Route 24, a verbal argument ensued, police said. Mr. Kaszyk showed police a small, red and purple mark on the right side of his chest. Two golfers admitted to losing a ball somewhere off the course, but denied they had intentionally hit one onto Route 24, according to police.

Monday, Sept. 2

Scott C. Mitchell, 39, of 3524 West Shore Road, Warwick, was charged with domestic disorderly conduct at about 6:40 a.m. Police made the arrest after responding to a Sprague Street apartment, where a woman complained that her ex-boyfriend, Mr. Mitchell, had been outside honking his horn and calling her on the phone numerous times.

Cameron M. Taylor, 22, of 25 Dexter St., was charged with domestic disorderly conduct at about 10:15 a.m. Police made the arrest after receiving a 911 hangup call from his home.

A Honda Accord driven by Bri A. Cornell of Fall RIver struck a RIPTA bus sign and then a utility pole on West Main Road near Stringham Road at about 4:15 p.m. The driver swerved to avoid traffic that had been stopped at a red light, according to police.

Dorothy J. Barnes, 75, of 173 Redwood Road, was charged with domestic assault/battery at about 6:15 p.m. following an incident at her home.