Tiverton police logs: Man charged with drag racing, eluding police

Posted 5/6/22

Monday, April 25

Police were called to Mathew Road just before 11 a.m. to keep the peace.

A resident from Highland Road reported a scam.

A Main Road resident reported property damage.

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Tiverton police logs: Man charged with drag racing, eluding police

Posted

Monday, April 25

Police were called to Mathew Road just before 11 a.m. to keep the peace.

A resident from Highland Road reported a scam.

A Main Road resident reported property damage.

A caller to 911 reported an erratic driver on Route 24 just before 4 p.m. A search turned up nothing.

One person was charged, and one cited, after police pulled a car over on Canning Boulevard at 6:18 p.m. The driver, Nelson V. Skala, 31, of 411 Fifth St., Apt. 1, Fall River, was cited for driving with a suspended, revoked or cancelled license, first offense. A passenger, Bruno A. Pinto, 34, of 468 Princess Ave., first floor, Cranston, was arrested on an arrest warrant out of another department.

A man and woman face disorderly conduct charges after police investigated suspicious activity at a Stafford Road tobacco store just after 9 p.m. Charged were Joseph M. Barry, 41, of 240B Forest Ave., Middletown, and Amber L. Mulcahey, 40, of 1409 West Main Road, Apt. B, Middletown.

Tuesday, April 26

A caller to 911 reported a disturbance on Meadow View Lane just before 3 p.m. Police said no offense occured. A similar call, about a disturbance on Shove Street, came in 50 minutes later. Police took a report but made no arrests.

Seth Medeiros, 35, of 132 Vale St., Apt. 2, Fall River, was arrested on a bench warrant issued by Second Division District Court, after police pulled him over on Stafford Road at 5:54 p.m.

A caller reported a domestic incident on Main Road at 6:25 p.m.

A caller reported an erratic driver on Main Road just before 7:30 p.m. Police deemed it unfounded.

Wednesday, April 27

Norberto Luis Leite, 40, of 943 Wildwood Road, New Bedford, was charrged with reckless driving/drag racing/eluding police, arrested on a warrant, and cited for driving with a suspended, revoked or canceled license, first offense, after police pulled him over on Main Road at 6:23 a.m.

A caller complained about someone dumping trash on Bay Street just before 7 a.m.

A caller to 911 reported an erratic driver on Route 24 at 4 p.m. Police deemed it unfounded.

Thursday, April 28

A caller from Vale Street reported a domestic incident just before 4 a.m.

A caller reported a parking violation on Canning Boulevard just before 10 a.m.

A caller to 911 reported a landlord/tenant issue on Main Road.

A Crandall Road man reported larceny from a Shove Street business.

A caller from Souza Road reported harassment and threats.

Friday, April 29

A Persimmon Drive resident reported the violation of a restraining order just before 11 a.m.

Allen L. Scott, 52, of 8 Russell Ave., Newport, was arrested on a bench warrant issued from Fourth Division District Court, follwoing a car stop on Main Road at 12:31 p.m.

Saturday, April 30

A caller from Cliff Street reported a domestic disturbance at 12:03 a.m.

A caller to 911 reported suspicious activity on Bay Street at 12:13 a.m.

A caller from Mill Street called to report a noise issue at 2:25 a.m.

A caller from a Main Road business reported larceny just after 2 p.m.

A caller from Mathew Road called police at 3:59 p.m. to keep the peace.

A caller from Industrial Way reported larceny at 4:46 p.m.

A caller reported an erratic driver on Route 24 at 7:24 p.m. Police could not locate the car.

Sunday, May 1

A caller complained of noise on Lake Road at 9:48 a.m. Police deemed the call unfounded.

Police were called to Main Road to keep the peace at 1:51 p.m. A caller from the same address asked for assistance again 36 minutes later.

 

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