Westport Police: Loud muffler leads to lots of marijuana


Saturday, Jan 4

Vandalism was reported on Robert Street at 2:47 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Firefighters were called by 911 to a report of a fire on Brayton Point Road at 11:03 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 6

After a 4:42 pm. motor vehicle stop on Tickle Road, police arrested Matthew M. Bernier, 26, of 18 Oak Ave., Westport, on a warrant for assault with a dangerous weapon (weapon  not specified).

Tuesday, Jan.7

After a 2:19 p.m. motor vehicle stop on State Road, police arrested Jacob A. Kearney, 18, of Freetown, on a charge of possession of a Class D Drug with intent to distribute. Police said Mr. Kearney's car was pulled over for having a loud exhaust — a can-type amplifier. The officer reported a strong smell of unburned marijuana in the car. A cardboard box in the back seat was later found to contain three pounds of high-grade marijuana with estimated street value of $6,000.

Thursday, Jan. 9

At 10:09, Westport Police served three arrest warrants on Margaret Monteiro, 45, of 97 Main Road, Westport. The warrants were driving with a revoked license, driving with suspended license (subsequent offense), and larceny over  $250 — identification fraud.

Friday, Jan. 10

Police served warrants at 5:03 p.m. on Lynn Colvin, 47, of 28 Mt. Pleasant St., Westport for driving with a revoked license.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Responding to a 2:50 a.m. domestic disturbance call from Cummings Lane, police arrested Marcel R. Fournier, 41, of 3 Cummings Lane, on charges of domestic assault, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without an FID card, and malicious destruction of property over $250.

At 2:09 p.m., police served an arrest warrant on Mark T. Dube, 46, of 644 Gifford Road, Westport.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

After a 6:02 a.m. motor vehicle stop on State Road, police arrested Donny C. Frizado, 41, of Fall River on larceny warrants.

After an investigation, police arrested Robert K. Assad, 37, of 25 Borden St., Westport, on a charge of indecent assault on a child under age 14. See separate story.

Following a 1:54 p.m. motor vehicle stop on American Legion Highway, police charged David R. Lingard, 38, of Tiverton, on charges of driving with a revoked license, number plate violation to conceal identification, uninsured motor vehicle and unregistered motor vehicle.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Richard D. Letourneau, 60, of 83 American Legion Highway, Westport, was arrested on a warrant after a 6:41 a.m. motor vehicle stop.

Responding to a 4:07 p.m. 911 call for domestic disturbance, police arrested Tasha Lynn Martins, 25, of 33 Ridgeline Drive, Westport, on a warrant.




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