Newport Police Log: Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Warrant Arrests

The following is based on reports from the Newport Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Victor Dasilva, 20, of 22 Cherry Lane, Tiverton, was arrested around 4:24 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, for a simple assault charge.

Dasilva reportedly spit on a nurse at Newport Hospital.

Reports said Dasilva was at the hospital for an evaluation and had not taken his medication. 

Other arrests

  • Samuel W. Whitemire, 37, of 15 Meeting St., Newport, was arrested around 9:24 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, for an active warrant for failure to appear in court for a bail hearing.
  • Peter A. Maloney, 25, of Tiverton, was arrested around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, for a domestic disorderly charge.

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

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