Portsmouth police: Man gets hit with table leg

Portsmouth police: Man gets hit with table leg


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

Tuesday, June 11

A car driven by Leslie Ramer of Middletown hit several potholes on West Main Road near King Charles Drive, causing her rear passenger side tire to go flat. Police found her car stopped in a breakdown lane around 6:35 p.m. Police said there were numerous potholes in the area due to construction on West Main Road as well as heavy rains over the previous 24 hours.

Frank Dimatteo of Hummock Avenue came into police headquarters around 3 p.m. to report that his vehicle’s tires and rims had been damaged on two separate occasions by the road construction on Railroad Avenue under the Route 24 overpass.

Wednesday, June 12

Robert P. Morin, 59, of 16 Scott Lane, Bristol, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense), driving after the denial or suspension of his license and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police stopped Mr. Morin’s car on West Main Road near Locust Avenue around 8:45 p.m. because it was swerving in and out of its lane and knocking over cones in a construction zone, police said.

Thursday, June 13

Police found a disabled Hyundai Genesis broken down on Route 24 northbound at Hummock Avenue around 9:40 a.m. The operator, Robert Silva, said he had hit a pothole, which flattened the driver’s side front tire.

Jerome Rogers, 49, of Manchester, N.H., was charged on a bench warrant from Sixth Division District Court after he was picked up on a traffic stop on West Main Road near Melville School around 10 a.m.

Eric Anderson, 48, of 100 Almeida Terrace, Apt. 106, was charged with felony assault and assault on a person over 60. Police said Mr. Anderson starting arguing with a 66-year-old local man around 9:30 p.m. A table broke during the altercation, causing one of its legs to break free. Police said Mr. Anderson picked up the table leg and went after the other man, repeatedly striking him. The victim was able to kick Mr. Anderson away, police said.

Friday, June 14

Donald Page, 56, of 35 Porters Lane, Portsmouth, was charged with domestic disorderly conduct and domestic trespassing. The charges stem from an incident that occurred June 3, when Mr. Page got into an argument with a 54-year-old Portsmouth female, according to police. He reportedly cursed and yelled in a gravel driveway and then got into his vehicle and peeled out, police said. Several rocks flew, with striking the victim, police said. Police obtained a warrant for his arrest and Mr. Page turned himself in.

Sunday, June 16

Christian Monteiro, 32, of 1 Dubois St., Portsmouth, was charged with violating on no-contact order at about 3:20 a.m. Police made a traffic stop of Mr. Monteiro’s vehicle on West Main Road at Stringham Road and learned that a passenger was the person from whom he was ordered to stay away, police said. Mr. Monteiro was sent to the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston.

Alexis Depina, 21, of New Bedford, was charged on a bench warrant from Second Division District Court for failure to appear after a traffic stop around 11:30 p.m. on West Main Road.

Roger Alves, 41, of 17 Sunset Hill Ave., Prudence Island, was charged with simple assault at about 11:45 p.m. Police said Mr. Alves got into argument with a 58-year-old Prudence Island man at a boat ramp. Both men left the scene but then Mr. Alves, while driving on Narragansett Avenue later on, saw the other man, police said. He got out and punched the man five or six times in the face, according to police. Mr. Alves was given a summons to appear in District Court July 11.