2016-05-12 / Around Town

Newport Police Log

During the period from Sunday, May 1, through Sunday, May 8, the Newport Police Department responded to 487 calls. Of those, 122 were motor vehicle related; there were 91 motor vehicle violations issued and 31 accident reports.

The police also conducted 8 school security checks and 3 DARE classes. They responded to 10 calls of vandalism, 2 funeral escorts, 8 noise complaints, 8 animal complaints, and 13 home/ business alarm calls. They transported 3 prisoners and assisted 8 other police departments and agencies and responded to a report of arson. In addition, 15 arrests were made for the following violations: n 2 arrests were made for simple assault n 2 arrests were made for DUI n 2 arrests were made for no contact violation n 2 arrests were made for vandalism n 1 arrests was made for disorderly conduct n 1 arrest was made for trespassing n 1 arrest was made for an outstanding bench warrant n 1 arrest was made for larceny n 1 arrest was made for obstructing an officer n 1 arrest was made for controlled substance conspiracy n 1 arrest was made for possession of drugs w/intent to deliver

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