Gary Lewis, 32, of 31 Harbor Village Dr. was arrested Thursday around 6:03 p.m. on a domestic assault charge after he allegedly hit a 21-year-old Middletown woman. When police responded to 5 Star Barber Shop to speak with Lewis, he was allegedly screaming into the phone "You’re going to tell the police that I didn’t touch you” and “You’re going to tell the police nothing happened.”
Dean Abdus-Salaam, 48, of 15 Meeting Street was arrested on Sunday around 1:39 a.m. on a driving under the influence charge. He was also cited with refusal to take a Breathalyzer, presence alcohol while operating the vehicle, failure to stop at a stop sign, a laned roadway violation, driving with an expired registration and for having too many passengers in his car.
Police said he was stopped because he went through a stop sign at the intersection of Harbor View Court and Maple Avenue and then crossed over the lane divider. Abdus-Salaam continued driving despite the police sirens and made a left on Hillside Avenue into Newport. When he eventually pulled over, police said there were six people inside, empty beer cans, an open beer and a folding knife. Abdus-Salaam failed the sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
Jason Ardrey, 38, of 1144 Dwelly St., Fall River, was arrested Sunday around 2:00 a.m. on a bench warrant charge issued from family court.