Portsmouth police: Man stole grapes from Clements’

Portsmouth police: Man stole grapes from Clements’


PORTSMOUTH — Here’s the latest police log from the police department.

portsmouth-policeThursday, April 4

Shaun A. Roussel, 25, of 35 Touisset Road, Warren, was issued a civil citation for possession 1 ounce or less of marijuana. Police stopped the car he was driving for speeding on Boyd’s Lane near the Mt. Hope Bridge around 9:15 p.m.

Monday, April 8

Kyle R. DeMello, 20, of 172 Allston Ave., Middletown, was charged with shoplifting from Clements’ Marketplace around 12:25 p.m. Police said an employee had seen Mr. DeMello leave with a package of grapes in his pocket that he did not purchase. An employee confronted Mr. DeMello in the parking lot, and he gave back the grapes, police said. Mr. DeMello was also charged on a bench warrant issued from Second District Court, and for being a fugitive from justice.

Police were dispatched to 25 Mark Lane around 3:15 p.m. for a report of a loose canine. The owner of the dog, Patricia A. Medeiros, 68, of 36 Correia Drive, was sent warning letters for allowing the dog to run at large (a town ordinance violation), and for not having a license for the pet.

Wednesday, April 10

Police reported to 24 Beach St. at about 3 p.m. for a report of suspicious activity. A woman who lives in the area told police she arrived home to find one of her exterior windows pushed in. Police found no evidence of forced entry to the house, however.

Thursday, April 11

Carlos Brens, 25, of 64 Yorkshire St., Providence, was arrested for being a fugitive of justice at about 1 a.m. The car he was driving was pulled over for speeding on West Main Road. Police said Mr. Brens had an active warrant against him from North Attleboro police.

Christopher S. Pearce, 31, of 37 Anson Drive, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense), obstructing a police officer in execution of his duty and reckless driving. Police were dispatched to an accident at 60 Cedar Ave. around 3 a.m. and found a heavily damaged vehicle. Mr. Pearce wasn’t in the area, but bystanders said they had seen him flee on foot toward Park Avenue. Police said they later found Mr. Pearce at his home with visible injuries to his hands and knees. Police said he wouldn’t explain the accident or how he got injured.

Friday, April 12

Charles J. Stanley, 20, of 1226 Anthony Road, was charged with disorderly conduct and using a fake ID to buy alcohol at the Beach House in Island Park around 1 a.m. A police officer was in front of the bar at closing time when he saw Mr. Stanley with four other males. Mr. Stanley was yelling obscenities at another group of males and was told to stop, according to police. He did, but when someone arrived to give him a ride home, he started up again, police said. Police pulled the car over on Park Avenue.

Saturday, April 13

Mark B. Hassan, 20, of 745 Union St., Portsmouth, was charged with disorderly conduct and making crank or obscene phone calls. Three offices responded to a Union Street home at 3:30 a.m. for a report of a disorderly party trying to break into a woman’s residence. The woman told police that Mr. Hassan had called her about 15 times before coming over. Mr. Hassan was later issued a no-trespass order from police.

Juan D. Atehortua, 21, of 44 Campbell Terrace, Pawtucket, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after he was pulled over for speeding East Main Road near Town Hall around 5:20 a.m.

Sunday, April 14

Police responded to 390 Middle Road around 12:35 p.m. for a report of damage to a stone wall. A resident said the stone wall bordering her property along Stub Toe Lane had been struck by a vehicle the night before.

Lindsay A. Potts, 32, of 1193 East Main Road, Apt. 1, was charged on a bench warrant for failure to appear on a charge in Second District Court. Police pulled the car she was driving over on East Main Road around 4:40 p.m. because its inspection sticker had expired.