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Police Log: Reckless Driving, Dog Struck By Car

Information about the following incidents was supplied by the East Greenwich Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Police Log: Reckless Driving, Dog Struck By Car

Woonsocket Man Charged With Reckless Driving, Disorderly Conduct

Jordan M. Plouffe, 24, of Woonsocket was arrested Jan. 27 on charges of reckless driving, driving with an expired license, and domestic disorderly conduct.

Plouffe allegedly threatened to shoot a woman and her sister while blocking her car from a parking lot. When police arrived to speak to the women, they saw Plouffe’s car run through a stop sign and began to pursue him with sirens and lights on. Plouffe continued up Water Street to King Street and nearly to Main Street before stopping. Plouffe’s license was found to be inactive.

Car Broke Into On Sheep Farm Drive 

A Sheep Farm Drive resident reported to police that someone had broken into his car and stolen nearly $3,800 worth of valuables. The break-in happened overnight on Jan. 26. According to the victim, a wet suit, two pairs of glasses, and surgical goggles were taken from the car. There are no leads at this time.


Dog Struck on Shippeetown Road

Police responded to the area for a report of a dog struck by a car. When the officer arrived on the scene, a man had the 13-year-old Cocker Spaniel in his car and said he was bringing it to the veterinarian. According to reports, the man was not the driver of the car that hit the dog, nor was he the dog’s owner. The officer told him he couldn’t take the dog with him until the owner arrived. According to reports, the man continued to be “insolent and disorderly” toward the office. The dog reportedly had a bloody nose and appeared to be in shock. The owner of the dog arrived and took it to Ocean State Veterinary Hospital. The man who had attempted to take the dog with him told the officer he would be filing a complaint.

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