Portsmouth police arrest two homeless people after argument

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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log over the past week.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Michelle A. Carr, 54, of 175 Middle Road, was charged with driving while intoxicated (second offense) and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police said they found Ms. Carr’s vehicle up against a tree in the parking lot of the People’s Credit Union shortly after 1 p.m. Police said a strong aroma of alcohol was emanating form her breath.

Kevin C. Lafreniere, 25, of 200 Long Highway, Little Compton, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after his car was pulled over for speeding on Route 24 near Cedar Island around 5:45 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 6

Michael Yazel of Cottage Avenue told police that a heavy, six-foot-tall wishing well had been stolen from his property

Saturday, Dec. 7

Matthew J.Brown, 20, of 21 Second St., was arrested at his home around 5:15 p.m. on a bench warrant issued by Second District Court in Newport.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Police arrested two homeless people around 2 a.m. after receiving a report of a disturbance at an apartment at Anthony House, 51 Middle Road. Police said a highly intoxicated female, Jessica C. Schmitt, 24, falsely identified herself as “Jennifer Stayay” due to multiple warrants for her arrest. Ms. Schmitt said that she and Darryl Adams, 44, got into an argument over drugs (crack cocaine), and he struck her in the face with his hands, police said. Both were charged with obstructing an officer in the execution of his duties, and Mr. Adams was also charged with domestic assault (third offense).

Jordan A. Neves, 26, of 34 Home Ave., Providence, was charged with domestic vandalism with malicious injury to property. Police responded to a Turnpike Avenue home around 4:35 p.m. after receiving a report that Mr. Neves had kicked in the kitchen window of his girlfriend’s home.

Kevin L. Ashley, 32, of 151 North St., New Bedford, Mass., was charged with driving after his license had been suspended or revoked after his car was stopped for speeding on Route 24 near Cedar Island at about 9:30 p.m. Police said there was also an active bench warrant for Mr. Ashley’s arrest.


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