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TIVERTON — After allegedly breaking into a house on Lake Road in Tiverton, and attempting to run over a Tiverton police officer as he fled, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Cuoto of Mattapoisett was apprehended late Friday by police in Dartmouth, after a lengthy chase. more
PORTSMOUTH — A 21-year-old Middletown man was arrested on drug charges Saturday after witnesses said he was driving on Route 24 while punching himself in the face, police said. more
WESTPORT — Perturbed that he had to wait while an accident was cleared, a Westport man is accused of punching and then biting an officer who told him to get back into his car. The officer, … more
A motorcycle driver who crashed into a town police cruiser at high speed last summer is suing the police officer over the manner in which that cruiser was used as a roadblock. Derek V. Pereira, … more
TIVERTON — A Tiverton police raid on a Main Road barber shop Tuesday netted a considerable amount of heroin and led to the arrest of the shop owner, Jesse Rego, 39, of 138 Briarwood Ave., … more
Police in Warren are investigating the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl who has been missing for a week. The family of Maraysha Hicks, posted on Facebook Sunday, April 30 that she had not been … more
Monday, April 10 At 10:15 a.m., a car struck a guard rail on Peckham Road. No injuries were reported. At 3:47 p.m., officers responded to an address on Oak Forrest Drive after a report that a … more
PORTSMOUTH — Two male juveniles who ran away from Boys Town and stole a van were captured in Pawtucket on April 11, according to police. more
Monday, March 13 A South of Commons Road resident backed out of his driveway into a parked car. Damage was minor. Tuesday, March 14 Several people were issued trespass notices after police … more
PORTSMOUTH — A North Kingstown woman wouldn’t go quietly into the night after being arrested for driving while intoxicated on Saturday night, March 4, according to police. Police … more
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