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Seal Tour
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Westerly

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2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Westerly

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Police logs: Feb. 12, 2014


Jose L. Negron, 23, of Clinton, Conn., was charged Monday with being a fugitive from justice from Brevard County, Fla., charged with aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon.

Ronald J. Durfee, 27, of 86 Pierce St., Apt. 2, Westerly, was arrested Monday on a Superior Court bench warrant.

Charles A. Perez, 47, of Pawtucket, was charged Monday with simple assault and/or battery and disorderly conduct.

James R. Milam, 30, of 11 Robin Hollow Lane, Westerly, was charged Monday with domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property.


Eric C. Girard, 22, of 36 Edgeware St., Charlestown, was charged Jan. 21 with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, first offense, blood alcohol level .15 or greater.

Grover Champlin, 18, of 70 Columbia Heights Oval, Apt. A, Charlestown, was charged Sunday on a bench warrant issued from 4th Division District Court.


Lawrence A. Bestwick, 38, of 76 Egypt St., Hopkinton, was charged Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, first offense, blood alcohol content over.15, after he was stopped during an “impaired driving enforcement detail on Richmond Townhouse Road. Bestwick was taken to the station where he submitted to a Breathalyzer test, with blood alcohol content readings of .164 and .157. He was released on a summons to appear for arraignment in 4th Division Court on Feb. 27.

Arrests are not convictions. The disposition of local arrests may be found on the Rhode Island Judiciary website at and the Connecticut website at


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