Warren PD: A decapitated deer and a dog bite

Posted 12/2/22

Warren police received a grisly report of a mutilated deer, among other notable incidents from Nov. 21-28, 2022.

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Warren PD: A decapitated deer and a dog bite

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Monday, Nov. 21
A caller reported loose cattle on Adams Lane at 7:15 a.m.

Broken bags of mulch disrupted traffic on Metacom Avenue at 7:58 a.m. RIDOT was notified.

Police were called to disperse a belligerent customer from a Market Street business at 9:55 a.m. but he had since left when they arrived.

A man was dispersed from the intersection of Main and Market Streets at 10:43 a.m.

An assault between students was reported on Child Street at 12:06 p.m.
A student was found to be in possession of an unspecified weapon on school grounds on Child Street at 2:49 p.m.

A caller reported that a truck hit a street sign on Touisset Road around 4:09 p.m. and fled south on the same road. Police found a damaged speed limit and no passing zone sign at the scene. The person who struck the sign later called police admitting to the accident.

Warren fire volunteers extinguished a fire on Child Street at 4:14 p.m.

A deer-on-car collision occurred on Old Market Street around 9:03 p.m. There were no injuries but the vehicle was heavily damaged.

Tuesday, Nov. 22
Police restored the peace among roommates on Kinnicutt Avenue after one accused the other of trying to get their dog to bite him.

A caller on Baker Street reported their bicycle was missing from their garage at 3:17 p.m. and might have been stolen several days ago.

Wednesday, Nov. 23
Peter Sampson, 39, of Warren, was arrested at 4:08 a.m. following a disturbance on Frank Court. He was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, and was transported to court later that morning following his arraignment.

Loose cattle were again reported on Adams Lane at 6:41 a.m. The owner was contacted.

A resident on Kathleen Drive reported graffiti on their fence at 4:27 p.m.

A dog bite was reported on Schoolhouse Road at 5:18 p.m. The dog owner agreed to surrender the animal back to the shelter, and it was secured by authorities.

Douglas Craven, 36, of Barrington, was arrested on Metacom Avenue at 10:48 p.m. following a motor vehicle stop. He was charged with DUI of liquor/drugs while transporting a child under the age of 13 (first offense), and refusal to submit to a chemical test. He was arraigned and released early the following morning.

Andre Dion McDaniel, 42, of Warren, was arrested on Laurel Lane at 11:45 p.m. after someone reported him as an unwanted party. He was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and was transported to the hospital following his arrest.

Thursday, Nov. 24
A caller on Frank Court reported hearing an explosion from a neighbor’s yard around 10:45 a.m. Police found that fuel canisters had been thrown in a fire pit, which exploded. No one was injured.

Police searched for a motorcycle who was reportedly operating on the sidewalk, traveling northbound on Metacom Avenue around 6:41 p.m. A search in the area came up negative.

Friday, Nov. 25
DOT was advised of a downed street sign near the intersection of Schoolhouse and Poverty Corner Roads.

Saturday, Nov. 26
Police dispersed a panhandler from Market and Main Streets at 8:04 a.m. A similar report came in at 12:32 p.m. in the same area.

Police looked for a man who was skateboarding on Main Street in traffic and “acting disorderly” around 1:31 p.m. They didn’t locate him.

A panhandler at Main and Seymour Streets was dispersed at 4:28 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 27
A caller on Brown Street reported at 7:48 a.m. that their window had been smashed and a package was missing from the residence. Police found no evidence of a breaking and entering incident.

A caller on New Industrial Road reported at 1:18 p.m. that they had found a deer carcass with its legs and head cut off. DEM was called to the scene.

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