4 arrested after large party in South Kingstown

From left to right: Sean Healy, Ryan P. Bromm, James Giesen. (South Kingstown Police Department)

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) – South Kingstown police arrested four people while breaking up a large party.

Police say they responded to Kingstown Road at 6:30 p.m. Saturday for a report of a large party with excessive noise. When police arrived they found between 350 to 400 people at the residence. Police found the residence was rented by University of Rhode Island students, and most of the people there were URI students.

Police say many of the people in attendance were intoxicated, and red solo cups were strewn around the property.

South Kingstown police arrested the following people:

  • Anthony Ghalbouni, 20 of Narragansett – Possession of Beverage by Underage Person
  • Ryan P. Bromm, 20 of Farnwood, NJ – Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty
  • James Giesen, 19 of Waterbury, CT – Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty, Furnishing of Alcoholic Beverage under 21 by person 18 to 21.
  • Sean Healy, 20 – Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty

The investigation is ongoing and South Kingstown Police say they may bring charges against others at the party and the property owners.

“We are proud to be home to URI and consider it an important part of our community, but we will not turn a blind eye to these kinds of gatherings in South Kingstown,” said Matthew C. Moynihan, South Kingstown Chief of Police. “We want our message to be clear: we will enforce all town ordinances and state laws – include those related to underage drinking, social host violations and residential occupancy limits. We appreciate the continued collaboration of the University and the URI Police and hope that the students will make better choices understanding that their actions will have consequences.”

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