Newport Police Log: One Cited, One Arrested after Noise Complaint
The following is based on reports from the Newport Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Ivan V. Pushkarev, 28, and Vadym, V. Kovalenko, of 26 Catherine St., Newport, were cited around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, for a noise complaint. Kovalenk was also arrested for simple assault and obstruction of a police officer.
Police were dispatched to their address for a report of loud music and talking.
During questioning, Kovalenko would not give police certain information about himself and said they could not be cited because they were not issued a warning.
There had been five previous noise complaints for the address in the past year, reports said.
Kovalenko allegedly lunged at an officer during questioning, but was restrained and arrested.
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