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Man faces drug, weapons charges after arrest in Portsmouth

Posted 6/16/20

PORTSMOUTH — A New Bedford man was charged with numerous violations on Tuesday, June 2, after he was pulled over for a traffic violation on West Main Road at King Charles Drive at about …

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Man faces drug, weapons charges after arrest in Portsmouth

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PORTSMOUTH — A New Bedford man was charged with numerous violations on Tuesday, June 2, after he was pulled over for a traffic violation on West Main Road at King Charles Drive at about 11:30 p.m. 

Owen G. Peters, 21, of 1175 Victoria St., was charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving while intoxicated (second offense), and possession of an illegal weapon other than firearms.

Police also cited Mr. Peters for refusing a chemical test.

Here are some other recent highlights from the Portsmouth Police reports:

Tuesday, June 2

Tina M. Maynard, 31, of 140 North Main St., Apt. 1C, Raynham, Mass., was charged with driving with a suspended license after being pulled over for a traffic violation on West Main Road at Stringham Road at about 10:15 a.m.

Wednesday, June 3

Damion J. Rodrigo, 27, of 90 Girard Ave., Apt. 61, Newport, was charged with violating a no-contact order after being arrested on a warrant at Quaker Manor Building E on East Main Road at about 3:35 p.m.

Sunday, June 7

Philip E. Gregoire, 58, of 91 Watson Ave., Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after being stopped for a traffic violation on West Main Road at the Middletown line shortly before 8 p.m. He was also cited for refusing a chemical test, according to police.

Tyler N. King, 39, of 45 Chippingstone Road, North Attleborough, Mass., was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after being pulled over for a traffic violation just before 9 p.m. on Route 24 North at Freeborn Street. He was also cited for refusing a chemical test, police said. 

Monday, June 8

Barbara Da Cunha, 19, of 104 June St., Fall River, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, with damage resulting to another vehicle, after police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 24 North at Boyds Lane around 1 p.m.

Ericla P. Pires, 37, of 215 Glasgow St., Apt. 12, Fall River, was cited for having a fire without a permit while fishing underneath the Sakonnet River Bridge around 7:30 p.m. Police responded to the area of Railroad Avenue after receiving a report of a town ordinance violation.

Thursday, June 11

Mark A. Brown, 59, of 515 Ocean Ave., Newport, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after police responded to the area of Sandy Point Avenue and Wapping Road at about 10:20 p.m. to check the condition of a driver. Mr. Brown was also cited for refusing a chemical test, police said.

Friday, June 12

Jonathan Santos Perez, 25, of 615 Killingly St., Johnston, was charged with driving with a suspended license (third and subsequent offense) and improper use of evidence of registration. His vehicle was pulled over for a traffic violation on West Main Road at Twin Lantern Cabins at about 5:15 p.m.

Saturday, June 13

Justice S. Antone, 23, of 174 Wood St., Bristol, was charged with driving with a suspended license (third and subsequent offense) after police pulled his vehicle over on Route 24 North at Cedar Island for a traffic violation around 1:10 a.m.

Anthony J. Boyd, 20, of 2701 East Main Road, Apt. 2, was charged with disorderly conduct (fighting/tumultuous behavior) after being arrested on a warrant on Redwood Road around 4 p.m.

Two men were arrested at the police station on warrants charging them with disorderly conduct (fighting/tumultuous behavior) shortly before 5:30 p.m. They were William S. Gaw, of 81 Hillside Ave., Newport; and Johnathan Medeiros, 19, of 186 Rogers Lane, Middletown.

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