Woman charged with assault at Portsmouth marijuana dispensary

Posted 4/19/21

PORTSMOUTH — A 31-year-old woman from South Carolina was charged with an alleged assault that took place on Saturday, April 10, at the Greenleaf Compassion Center on West Main Road.

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Woman charged with assault at Portsmouth marijuana dispensary

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PORTSMOUTH — A 31-year-old woman from South Carolina was charged with an alleged assault that took place on Saturday, April 10, at the Greenleaf Compassion Center on West Main Road.

Police responded to the marijuana dispensary around 12:35 p.m. to investigate a report of a domestic dispute.

According to police, Chelse N. Peacock, of 316 Foxhall Drive, Lexington, S.C., got into an argument with a 34-year-old woman with whom she shares a domestic relationship. 

After speaking with the two women and witnesses, police determined the argument had become physical and Ms. Peacock was the primary aggressor. 

Here are some more highlights from the Portsmouth Police log:

Wednesday, April 7

Mariana A. Silva, 25, of 410 Fourth St., Apt. 2, Fall River, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after being stopped for speeding and for committing a roadway violation on Route 24 North at Cedar Island just after midnight. 

Friday, April 9

Amanda M. Ruzzo, 32, of 2749 East Main Road, Apt. 3, was arrested at her home around 10 a.m. on a bench warrant issued from 2nd District Court. 

Saturday, April 10

Jennings A. Suc Lem, 32, of 14 Appleby St., Newport, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) and driving without an active license (second offense) after police pulled him over on West Main Road at the Middletown line just before 11 p.m. after it nearly collided with another vehicle, according to police. Ms. Suc Lem was also cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test.

Sunday, April 11

Emily C. Tucker, 29, of 2340 East Main Road, was charged with assault, and domestic disorderly conduct, after police responded to her home around 3:45 p.m. in response to a 911 hangup call. When they arrived, police said they observed Ms. Tucker standing in the driveway yelling at a man and a woman who were seated in a vehicle. Police determined that Ms. Tucker had struck the man during the altercation. 

Tuesday, April 13

Anthony J. Stevens, 19, of 25 Ranger Road, Newport, was arrested on a 2nd District Court bench warrant after the vehicle in which he was a passenger was pulled over for a traffic violation on West Main Rod at Melville School around 12:30 a.m.

Thursday, April 15

James C. Perreault, 35, of 23 Sadler St., North Providence, was arrested at 187 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, on a warrant charging him with obstructing an officer in execution of duty in Portsmouth. Middletown Police assisted Portsmouth in the arrest, which took place around 7:30 a.m. Police said Mr. Perreault had previously provided false information to a Portsmouth patrol office during the course of a motor vehicle stop.

Gary C. Gagne, 66, of 372 West Main Road, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Bristol Ferry Road near the Mt. Hope Bridge around 11:40 p.m. According to police, Mr. Gagne’s vehicle appeared to have crashed into a guardrail. He was also cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test (second offense), police said.

Saturday, April 17

Erik P. Richter, 27, of 95 Willow Lane, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense) after being pulled over for multiple traffic violations on West Main Road around 1:20 a.m. He was also cited for refusing a chemical test, police said.

Matthew A. Champagne, 28, of 615 Dighton Ave., Taunton, Mass., was charged with driving while intoxicated after being stopped for speeding and committing multiple laned violations on Route 24 just before 8 p.m. He was also cited for refusing a chemical test, according to police. 

Cheryl A. Zamil, 58, of 36 Shoreline Terrace, was charged with domestic assault when police responded to her home around 8:30 p.m. after receiving a call that a physical assault had taken place.

Holly Dossantos, 37, of 825 Pontiac Ave. 13-2, Cranston, was charged with domestic assault after patrol officers observed an altercation between her and a passenger in her vehicle that pulled into Cindy’s Country Cafe on West Main Road shortly before midnight. The victim was a 35-year-old woman who lives in Johnston, police said. Ms. Dossantos was held overnight pending transportation to the women’s facility at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston.

Sunday, April 18

Lynne J. Daros, 57, of 217 East Main Road, was charged with domestic assault and domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone after officers responded to her home around 1:30 p.m. to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance. Police said there had been a verbal argument between Ms. Daros and a 50-year-old Portsmouth man that turned physical. Multiple red marks were observed on the victim due to the altercation, according to police. 

Gustavo Mazuelos, 23, of 69 Rill St., Providence, was charged with driving without an active license (third and subsequent offense) after being pulled over for a traffic stop on West Main Road at Turkey Hill just before 4:30 p.m.

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