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John E. Tingstad

Portsmouth man indicted on child molestation charge

Portsmouth man indicted on child molestation charge

PORTSMOUTH — A local man has been indicted n charges that he molested a child 14 years of age or younger earlier this year. The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment Sept. 12 charging John E. Tingstad, 26, of 20 Attleboro Ave., Portsmouth, with two counts of first-degree child molestation. According to Portsmouth police,

Mug shot of Brian Smith, 52, of Saunderstown.

Police: Man molested child at Portsmouth polo match

PORTSMOUTH — A 52-year-old Saunderstown man was arrested Monday after an investigation revealed he had inappropriately touched two 10-year-old children at a polo match at Glen Farm in July, police said. Brian Smith, of 210 Pheasant Run, Saunderstown, was charged with one count of second-degree child molestation and one count of simple assault, according to a

Portsmouth police patch

Police: Couple fights after girlfriend finds other woman in bed

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Aug. 20 Sabrina M. Maher, 23, of no permanent address, was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Her car was stopped on Route 24 northbound near Freeborn Street around 12:15 a.m.

The dock behind Glen Manor House, where two men were found sleeping Aug. 7.

‘Dead bodies’ on Portsmouth dock were sleeping men

PORTSMOUTH — Two 20-year-old local men who were originally mistaken for being dead last week were charged with disorderly conduct. Just before 8 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, Police Lt. Anthony Cambrola investigated a report of “two dead bodies” on the dock behind the Glen Manor House on Frank Coelho Drive. A gun was reported to