Newport Police Log: 10 Weekend Arrests and a Bachelor Party with Naked Dancers

The following arrest information was supplied by the Newport Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

This article was originally posted in July of 2011. Recent edits have caused the date to change. We apologize for any confusion.

Sidney B. Mogardo, 20, of Newport, was arrested around 10:15 p.m. on Friday for willful tresspassing at Festival Field.

He had previously been issued a warning not to trespass at Festival Field on July 6 for sleeping in a hallway, as well at Newport Heights on July 11.

Police were informed Mogardo was on the property and found him sleeping on the floor of the stairwell. He was arrested, booked and released.

About an hour late, police were dispatched back to Festival Fields for a report that Mogardo had returned. During the arrest, he allegedly threatened the manager when asking for his belongings. He was arrested again and held at the station.

Domestic Vandalism

Jeremiah B. Woodenlegs, 35, of 90 Girard Ave., Newport, was arrested around 12:15 a.m. on Sunday for domestic vandalism.

Police were dispatched to a Festival Field apartment for a report of Woodenlegs refusing to leave the residence. According to Woodenegs, he was trying to retrieve his belongings from the apartment before he would leave. Reports said he appeared drunk.

The woman who reported the incident said Woodenlegs had damaged their son's bedroom door by punching it. She told police he became upset when she accidentally hit his foot while closing a door. The child, who was home at the time, gave the same account.

Drug/Alcohol Arrests

  • Mackubin T. Owens, 65, of 245 Eustis Ave., Newport, was arrested around 1:24 p.m. on Saturday for first-offense DUI.
  • Carlos L. Rosado, Jr., 28, of 8 E. View Drive, Worchester, Mass., was arrested around 10:55 p.m. on Sunday for first-offense possession of marijuana. Police were flagged down by a doorman from One Pelham East, who said Rosado had stolen a patron's phone. After the phone was returned, police performed a pat-down on Rosado and found a bag of marijuana.

Assault Arrests

  • Mervin C. Brathwaite, 59, of 372 Coddington Highway, Newport, was arrested around 7:14 a.m. on Friday for third-offense domestic simple assault/battery. According to reports, the victim said Brathwaite allegedly hit her with a telephone before fleeing the scene. He was located by Middletown police and returned to the Newport Police Department.
  • Jeffrey T. Castagne, 19, of 1951 N. Olden Road., Hopewell, N.J., was arrested around 1:20 a.m. on Saturday for two charges of simple assault/battery. Police were alerted of a fight downtown and saw several people pushing. Officers reportedly saw Castagne throw a punch towards a man and a woman and was handcuffed. According to reports, Castagne appeared drunk.
  • Robert S. Richardson III, 32, of 4 Bedlow Place, Newport, was arrested around 2:20 a.m. on Sunday for vandalism, simple assault/battery, obstruction and two active warrants. Police were dispatched to the Touro Court parking lot for a report of a man vandalizing a car. A witness said Richardson punched and broke a car mirror and continued to get into an argument about the damage. Richardson reportedly charged the victim and put him in a headlock. He also had two warrants for failure to appear in court.

Other Arrests

  • Paul M. Wynn, 20, of 8 Grain, Middletown, was arrested around 11:23 p.m. on Friday for obstruction of a sidewalk. Police were dispatched to the scene and found Wynn's car blocking the sidewalk and Wynn allegedly yelling with his shirt off. Cars were unable to pass and Wynn was reportedly instigating a fight.
  • Mason J. Everett, 32, of 261 Saugatucket Rd., South Kingstown, was arrested around 6 p.m. on Sunday for two active warrants.
  • Joseph M. Coite, 53, of 42 Kingston Ave., Newport, was arrested around 1:54 p.m. on Sunday for an active warrant. Coite reported he no longed wanted a man known as “Billy from Philly” at his residence, but when police arrived he had left. Dispatch came back with an active warrant for failure to appear in court for Coite.


  • Aurelio J. Pascua, 28, of 16 Cranston Ave., Newport, and Sarah C. Baillargeron, 27, of 6 Admiralty Dr., Middletown, were cited around 3:43 a.m. on Friday for possession of alcohol in public and trespassing on the Cliff Walk after closing.
  • Adam P. Hunt, 35, of 114 West St., Newton, Mass., was cited around 2:11 a.m. on Sunday for a noise violation.
  • August C. Etsch, 24, of 1657 N. Burling St., Chicago, Ill., was cited around 2:50 a.m. on Sunday for possession of alcohol in public.

The above reports detail arrests made by the . Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch.

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