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Teen Arrested for Threats Charge; Man Charged with Drug Distribution

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

A 15-year-old Newport girl was arrested around 11:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, for disorderly threats and use of tobacco by a minor charges.

Police were dispatched to her residence for a report of a disorderly juvenile refusing to go inside. When police arrived, the girl was swearing and yelling at her mother, reports said. She was also smoking a cigarette.

The girl reportedly threatened her mother in front of police and slapped her.

Other arrests 

  • Andre T. Dupree, 21, of 117 Lake Erie St., Middletown, was arrested around 9:08 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, for two drug distribution charges. On April 4, 2012, police made a controlled cocaine purchase from Dupree. He turned himself in on an active warrant. 
  • James R. Veazie, 43, of 15 Meeting St., Newport, was arrested around 1:19 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, for a violating a no contact order charge.  

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

she_she September 10, 2012 at 01:01 PM
The children of today are out of control!!! I blame it on society. If parents weren't scared to disipline their children the teenagers wouldn't act like this. Let the parent have the control they need. Back in the day kids were scared to do wrong because of the consequences they would face they got home. Also neighbors handled the situation if they saw what was going on. Like it has been said--It takes a village to raise a child. People think about what is happening. They aren't even afraid of the law.

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