Portsmouth Police Report

Portsmouth Police busy with alleged domestic incidents

Posted 5/16/22

PORTSMOUTH — A local woman was charged with domestic assault and driving under the influence (DUI) following a “walk-in domestic disturbance” at the police station around 10:45 …

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Portsmouth Police Report

Portsmouth Police busy with alleged domestic incidents

Posted

PORTSMOUTH — A local woman was charged with domestic assault and driving under the influence (DUI) following a “walk-in domestic disturbance” at the police station around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 14.

According to police, Kara E. Schiavone, 46, of 86 Cedar Ave., admitting to pulling the hair of a 49-year-old Portsmouth man during a physical altercation.

While she spoke, officers could detect the odor of alcohol on her breath, and her eyes were bloodshot and watery and her speech mumbled and slurred, according to police. 

Schiavone failed a field sobriety test and was charged with DUI (first offense) in addition to domestic assault. She was also cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test, police said.

The following day, Kevin A. Schiavone, 49, of the same address, was charged with domestic assault in connection with an incident that took place the night before. 

He was arrested at his home shortly before 6 a.m. on a 24-hour domestic pickup, police said. The victim was a 46-year-old Portsmouth woman, police said.

Here are some more recent highlights from the Portsmouth Police report:

Friday, May 13

Jason R. Cory, 46, of 42 Heritage Park, Tiverton, was arrested on a 2nd District Court bench warrant following a motor vehicle stop on West Main Road at Twin Lanterns around 8:40 a.m.

Rachel Goff, 48, of 060 Chippaquasett Road, Prudence Island, was charged with cyberstalking and cyber-harassment after police arrested her on an affidavit warrant at her home shortly after 9 a.m.

Victoria A. Hope, 29, of 35 Belvedere Drive, Bristol, was charged with domestic assault after police responded to Mobil Xtra Mart, 1568 West Main Road, to investigate a report of a domestic incident around 3:30 p.m. A woman had called 911 to report that Hope bit her on the hand, according to police, who noted a visible injury on the victim’s right hand. Hope was transported by the Portsmouth Fire Department to Newport Hospital, where she was arraigned, police said.

Saturday, May 14

Raymond T. O’Loughlin, 43, of 231 Maple Ave., Apt. 202, Newport, was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with an earlier incident at the Greenleaf Compassion Center on West Main Road, according to police. According to a witness and security officer, O’Loughlin had been acting disorderly and swearing excessively in front of a juvenile and his mother, according to police. He then left the scene in a vehicle, which was later pulled over by police. While in custody, O’Loughlin was non-compliant, swore at officers, and slammed the fingerprinting equipment, police said. He was held overnight pending his arraignment in the morning.

Sunday, May 15

Heidi M. Singleton, 46, of 169 Dahlia Drive, North Kingstown, was charged with domestic disorderly conduct at about 7 p.m.

Molly A. Wynegar, 23, of 16 John St., was charged with simple assault around 7:25 p.m. in connection with a physical altercation that had taken place about 30 minutes earlier at Martino’s Pizza, 3001 East Main Road, police said. The victim sustained minor injuries to her face and knee, according to police. 

Monday, May 16

Suchart Pikulthong, 36, of 260 Furnace Brook Parkway, Quincy, Mass., was charged with DUI (first offense) after being pulled over on West Main Road at Union Street around 3:10 a.m.

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