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Monday, April 10 A man found a hypodermic needle on Miller Street and contacted the police. Police got a call about an unruly juvenile on Overhill Road. A caller reported that a possible … more
Monday, April 3A DPW employee reported property damage at the Pete Sepe Pavilion.A caller from Metacom Avenue asked for an officer to help keep the peace.A caller at Kickemuit Middle School contacted … more
Three victims, one of whom died, suffered possible drug overdoses last Wednesday, April 5, bringing the overdose total this year to 10. One of them was treated with Narcan, an anti-opioid carried by … more
PORTSMOUTH — A local woman faces numerous charges after she fled her car with a 2-year-old child in tow following an accident on Route 24 Sunday night, according to police. Elizabeth A. … more
Warren’s first known heroin overdose of 2017 came just four days into the new year.Called to a Thompson Street apartment at 5:57 p.m., Warren rescue crews found a 56-year-old man lying on the … more
Monday, March 20A caller from Federal Street said he got into an altercation with an acquaintance, who threatened to stab him before walking out onto the bike path. Barrington police caught up with … more
PORTSMOUTH — A 26-year-old Warren man charged with driving while intoxicated crashed his car in a marsh while fleeing police, then tried to blame the accident on a “black guy” … more
Monday, March 13Brendan Barry, 49, of 26 Davis St., Apt. 1, was charged with payment evasion of a fare from a train, bus, auto or boat.78Deborah Ann Gantt, 57, of 5 Maple Road, was charged with the … more
A Warren man who advocates for the use of medical marijuana in Rhode Island says he was set up by police who raided a private club he owns in Providence, seizing as much as 11 pounds of marijuana and … more
Monday, March 6A Market Street woman told police that a golf cart was missing from her property.The assistant principal at the Hugh Cole School called police to report that a student went to the … more
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