2018-07-05 / News Briefs

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, June 25 through Monday, July 2 the Newport Police Department responded to 887 calls. Of those, 215 were motor vehicle related; there were 176 motor vehicle violations issued and 39 accident reports.

Police responded to 11 calls of vandalism, 19 noise complaints, 15 animal complaints, 15 suspicious persons or vehicles, 2 bicycle violations, 3 suicide calls, and 180 parking complaints. They performed 31 home/business alarm calls/checks, 2 private tows 10 liquor establishment checks and 8 school security checks. They transported 6 prisoners, escorted 1 funeral and assisted 6 other police departments.

In addition, 22 arrests were made for the following violations:

5 were made for disorderly conduct

3 were made for open containers

2 were made for vandalism

1 was made for driving with a suspended or revoked license

1 was made for domestic disorderly conduct

1 was made for possession of marijuana

1 was made for violating a no-contact order

1 was made for fraudulent use of credit cards

1 was made for possession of drugs with the intent to manufacture or deliver

1 was made for tampering/injuring vehicles

1 was made for bench warrants

1 was made for obtaining false money and personation

1 was made for shoplifting

1 was made for a false fire/police alarm with intent

1 was made for a required door to door sales

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