Tiverton Police: Felony assault, beach fireworks arrest

Posted 4/29/21

Tuesday, April 6

Amfeny J. Ferreira, 23, of Providence, was arrested in charges of domestic simple assault and on an affidavit and arrest warrant from another police department at 9:35 pm at the …

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Tiverton Police: Felony assault, beach fireworks arrest

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Tuesday, April 6

Amfeny J. Ferreira, 23, of Providence, was arrested in charges of domestic simple assault and on an affidavit and arrest warrant from another police department at 9:35 pm at the Tiverton Casino.

Wednesday, April 7

Police and firefighters responded to a 3:45 pm 911 call about a brush fire on Hayden Avenue.  The fire was extinguished in about 15 minutes. Police interviewed juveniles who were home alone.

An officer was called to Pocasset School at 3:50 pm for two juveniles harassing children on the playground

Demetrius E. Mello, 19, of Taunton, Mass., was arrested on charges of felony assault by use of a device similar in appearance to a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon other than a firearm, and disorderly conduct at 7:11 pm at a Hilton Street location.

Darci Figueiredo, 36, of Taunton, Mass., was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at 7:43 pm at a Hilton Street location.

Daniel W. Sheffield, 42, of Fall River, was arrested on a charge of possession for display of aerial consumer fireworks (less than $500), at 9:45 pm at Grinnell’s Beach. Police in both Tiverton and Portsmouth had received reports of fireworks going off in the area.

Thursday, April 8

At 6:55 am, a caller reported cows in the roadway on Cory’s Lane. The cows were secured a few minutes later.

Police were called to a two-car accident on Mill Street at 12:53 pm. One car was towed but nobody was hurt.

A Stoney Hollow Road resident returned home to find a screen door cut. Police don’t believe the intruder made entry to the house.

Barking dogs were reported at 11:50 pm on Plantation Drive.

Friday, April 9

Police and rescue responded to a two-car accident on Bulgarmarsh Road at 9:56 am. No injuries reported.

Phillip Ramey, 21, of Chicago, Ill., was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and refusal to submit to a chemical test at 2:55 am on Route 24 north.

An officer spoke to a Randolph Avenue juvenile and his mother at 12:42 pm after a minibike was reported to be going up and down the roadway.

An officer went to Grinnell’s Beach at 3:47 pm for a report of a spin class being set up without permission. The town administrator allowed the class to continue.

Police went to Hooper Street at 6:35 pm for a hit and run accident that left a dog injured. The dog was taken to an animal hospital. 

Saturday, April 10

At 12:35 am, police checked on a man said to be lying in the grass by Bulgarmarsh Road with luggage. The man was given a ride home.

Christopher J. St. Pierre, 53, of 600 Fish Road, Tiverton, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, refusal to submit to a chemical test, and driving with a suspended license at 2:16 am on Route 24.

At 2:25 am, police went to State Avenue for a report of juveniles trying to break into vehicles. Nothing was found.

At 10:01 am, Portsmouth Police alerted Tiverton to a motorcycle northbound on Route 24 at 120 mph. Massachusetts State Police were also notified.

A car struck and killed a deer on Fish Road at 4:46 am.

Two loose Boston terriers were corralled on Captain’s Circle at 5:50 pm.

At 9:01 pm, five suspicious vehicles were reported at the bottom of Evans Avenue. Police found one vehicle — the occupant was skateboarding.

Sunday, April 11

Derrick G. Vertentes, 32, of New Bedford, was arrested on charges of narcotics possession and willful trespass at 12:35 am at the Tiverton Casino.

After police responded to a suspicious vehicle report, Koraima M. Espinet, 27, of Fall River, was arrested on a charge of narcotics possession at 3:02 am on Stafford Road near Stateline Tobacco Store.

Police and fire responded to a 911 report of a two-vehicle accident on Crandall Road at 8:56 am. A truck struck a pole, snapping it in half and sending wires to the ground. One person was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital.

Maurice A. Sol, 30, of Woonsocket, was arrested on charges of narcotics possession and obstructing a police officer at 10:31 am at the Tiverton Casino.

Three youths trying to open vehicle doors were reported on Cliff Street at 3:42 pm. The youths were not found.

Jose M. Velzquez, 46, of Fall River, was arrested on a bench warrant from 6th District Court at 6:45 pm on Fish Road.

At 7:24 pm, a caller reported that a small white dog had been struck and killed by a car on Stafford Road. The victim was an opossum.

Monday, April 12

Alexander Robert Pichette, 32, of Somerset, Mass., was arrested on charges of narcotics possession and driving with a suspended license at 3:05 am at the Tiverton Casino.

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