Little Compton police: Man charged with firing weapon while under the influence

Posted 5/6/22

Monday, April 25

A caller from Brownell Road reported a loose husky on property with farm animals. Police responded and left a message for the owner; subsequently, George F. Kilborn, 80, of 33 …

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Little Compton police: Man charged with firing weapon while under the influence

Posted

Monday, April 25

A caller from Brownell Road reported a loose husky on property with farm animals. Police responded and left a message for the owner; subsequently, George F. Kilborn, 80, of 33 Shaw Road, was charged with animals at large, second offense.

A resident came in to police headquarters to report tax fraud.

Tuesday, April 26

A suspicious car was reported on Little Pond Cove Road at 12:36 p.m.

Police arrested Marc R. Souza, 63, of 4 Marsh Peeper Lane, on charges of firing in a compact area and carrying a weapon wile under the influence of liquor or drugs. Chief Scott Raynes said police were called to his home for a report of a person firing guns in the yard. When they arrived, the chief said that while Souza was not firing weapons, he appeared intoxicated, and guns were found in the garage. He said that while officers were on the scene, Souza fell and injured himself and was transported to St. Anne's Hospital for treatment. Police charged him after his transport.

Police were called to a Long Highway address at 6:21 p.m. for a report of a man making verbal threats.

Wednesday, April 27

A caller told police that a car swerved into her land while she was traveling north on South of Commons Road, and believed it was intentional. Police looked for but could not locate the car.

Thursday, April 28

An Old Stone Church Road woman told police that her mailbox had been run over the previous night by a dumpster truck.

George F. Kilborn, 80, of 33 Shaw Road, was charged with animals at large, third offense, after a dog complaint came in from Wishing Stone Farm on Shaw Road. It was his second arrest on the charge in three days.

Police spotted a fire at South Shore Beach just after 9 p.m. The fire was distinguished and several people were dispersed.

Friday, April 29

George F. Kilborn, 80, of 33 Shaw Road, was charged with animals at large, fourth offense, after a dog complaint came in from Moorings Way. It was his third arrest on the charge in four days.

A woman told police she struck a deer while driving on West Main Road, near the historical society.

Saturday, April 30

A Colebrook Road man told police that a pickup truck struck his mailbox and drove off.

Sunday, May 1

A caller told police that his son struck a deer on Maple Avenue. There were no injuries, and the deer ran off.

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