2014-01-16 / News of Record

Police Log

From Jan. 7 to Jan. 13, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 449 calls for service, resulting in 255 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings.

The police also responded to 17 emergency calls, five animal complaints, one parking complaint and 12 alarms. There were 39 traffic stops, resulting in one arrest and nine traffic citations. Seven of the tickets were issued by officers assigned to the state enforcement campaign.

Loaded firearm

Trent Daugherty, 24, of Broad Rock Road, Wakefield, was charged Jan. 7 with carrying an unlicensed loaded firearm while intoxicated. According to Police Chief Ed Mello, North Kingstown police stopped Daugherty on Tashtassuc Road following a pursuit east over the Jamestown Bridge. Police say Daugherty, who was wearing a concealed holster, was driving while intoxicated. Officers located a semiautomatic pistol in the vehicle along with ammunition. Officers transported Daugherty to the North Kingstown police station where he was charged with driving under the influence. Daugherty was then taken to the Jamestown police station where he was processed and held overnight. Daugherty was arraigned at 2nd Division District Court in Newport the following morning.


Jonathan A. Kunze, 23, of Dayton Court, North Kingstown, was charged Jan. 9 with obstructing an officer in the line of duty. On Sept. 28, Kunze and another male were seen drinking alcohol at Fort Getty. When officers made their presence known, the two suspects fled on foot. Officer Pierre Pages identified both men and an arrest warrant was issued. North Kingstown police arrested Kunze last week on the warrant. Kunze was transported to the Jamestown police station where he was processed. He was arraigned before a justice of the peace and released.

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