Police Bust Woman, Underage Drinkers
Lisa Kingston, 31, of 231 Maple Ave., Newport was arrested around 11:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25 for purchasing alcohol for minors. Briana Anderson, 18, of 130 Rogers Lane, Middletown, Paul G. Salas, 19, of 74 Third Beach Road, Middletown and a minor were cited around 10 p.m. for possession of alcohol by a minor.
Police were dispatched to 231 Maple Ave. for a report of a party involving underage drinking.
Reports said the group initially ignored police. When Kingston came outside, she told police she was alone.
Officers entered the home and found the other three hiding in the bedroom. They all submitted to breathalyzer tests.
Newport Man Faces Multiple Domestic Charges
Stephano J. Castro, 22, of Providence, was arrested around 8 p.m. on Monday, March 25, for domestic felony assault, refusal to relinquish a telephone, domestic vandalism and domestic simple assault charges. He was also charged with domestic vandalism and two larceny charges from another incident.
Reports said the victim told police that the two had been in an argument and he allegedly assaulted her and broke her cell phone.
- Ariana L. Dejesus, 21, of 9 Fillmore St., Newport, was arrested around 8:04 a.m. on Monday, March 25, for an active warrant for failure to appear in court.
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.