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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
Susan M. Boulay, 51, of 86 Daniel T. Church Road, Tiverton, was charged at 3:46 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, with driving while intoxicated (first offense), failure to stop at the scene of an accident … more
TIVERTON —A night shift police lieutenant stands accused of directly or impliedly ordering officers under his command that the hours between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. were to be "quiet time," during which no law enforcement work was to be done. That is one of the revelations in a seven-page Tiverton Police Department report, dated Sept. 23, and modified Sept 27, that was released last week under a public records request to the department. more
TIVERTON – Two sets of misdemeanor charges, totaling 58 counts, against a Tiverton Police Department Lieutenant, Timothy Panell, were filed Thursday, one set for being at home when he was supposed to be on duty at work, and the second for filing false paperwork in order to get paid for it. more
The girlfriend of Anthony Stravato, the convicted cat killer just released from the ACI, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Warren police and charged with desecrating a grave. Alyssa Lamountain, … more
Facebook posts attributed to convicted cat killer Anthony Stravato paint a disturbing picture of a young man fascinated with death and killing.Mr. Stravato, 25, was released from the ACI last Friday, … more
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