Warren PD: A DUI, orphaned skunks and the start of fireworks season

Posted 7/1/22

Warren Police activity from June 20-27, 2022.

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Warren PD: A DUI, orphaned skunks and the start of fireworks season


Monday, June 20
A chihuahua found on Cherry Street was taken to the shelter.

A resident on Laurel Lane called to complain about a neighbor and other motorcyclists who were spinning their tires and disturbing the peace at 6:21 p.m. They were gone when an officer arrived.

The owner of a vehicle parked near the intersection of Hall Avenue and Wood Street reported it was vandalized while parked there.

Officers were called at 8:04 p.m. to assist after a mother reported her daughter left in a vehicle with other juveniles without permission from Burr’s Hill Park. The girl was located and brought back to family members.

Officers checked around Justin Street after a reported at 9 p.m. about juveniles possibly drinking in the area. A male juvenile was taken to the station and released to family.

A Wood Street resident called police after a man knocked on her door at 11 p.m. It turned out to be no problem, just a driver dropping off lost luggage from the airport.

Tuesday, June 21
Officers assisted someone who locked their keys inside their vehicle at Jamiel’s Park at 9:47 p.m.

A Child Street resident called police to help locate her son, who had left without permission at 11:12 p.m.

At 11:41 p.m., a caller reported vehicles frequently parking in a spot behind a Main Street laundromat. The caller said people are often sleeping in their vehicle or leaving the vehicle unattended while sitting in a different vehicle.

An officer approached someone who was acting suspiciously at the corner of Metacom and Parker avenues at 11:47 p.m. before calling rescue to the scene.

Wednesday, June 22
An officer dispersed someone from private property on Croade Street after a security camera alerted the property owner and they called police at 12:25 a.m.

At 6:16 a.m., a vehicle owner reported it had been struck while parked on Water Street.

A donation bin was reported stolen from Ocean State Plaza at 9:10 a.m.
A caller complained about a sign obstructing the view for motorists at the corner of Main and Nobert streets at 12:59 p.m. The property manager was notified to move the sign.

A caller at 3:04 p.m. notified police that juveniles had blocked the bike path with trash barrels and were sitting on them. An officer convinced them to unblock the bike path.

A male called from a group home to reported that three juveniles were missing at 11:28 p.m. They were reported to be back at the home about an hour and a half later.

Thursday, June 23
An officer dispersed a vehicle and its occupants from the Town Beach area at 1:06 a.m.

Officers assisted at the scene of an accident near the intersection of Market Street and Grove Avenue at 9:59 a.m. Market Street traffic was diverted in both directions and two patients were eventually transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

Two people were transported to area hospitals after another accident, this involving three vehicles and a tree, reported at 10:46 a.m. along Birchswamp Road.

A resident along Cole Street flagged down a passing officer at 4:04 p.m. to report not receiving a package that should have been delivered. He was told to file a report at headquarters if he cannot find the package.

A 16-year-old male was issued a no-trespass order after police got involved in an incident at Burr’s Hill Park.

Friday, June 24
Animal control transported baby skunks to a wildlife clinic after their mother was struck by a vehicle on Child Street the night before.

At 4:04 p.m., a 15-year-old boy told police he could not find his younger brother, who was last seen along the bike path. Police searched several areas without finding him, until the older brother eventually located him.

Michael E. Brum, 52, of 118 Church St., Bristol, was picked up on a warrant at 6:43 p.m. and turned over to Bristol Police.

Someone using the Tip 411 program alerted police to “drunk people” on top of a brick wall at the Tourister Mill complex at 8:19 p.m. Officers responded but could not locate anything amiss.

Between 9 and 9:30 p.m., police received two complaints about fireworks at the east end of Child Street.

Adelino D. vieira, 55, of 40 Long Lane, Warren, was charged with domestic vandalism and domestic violation of a no-contact order, third offense, at 10:25 p.m.

Someone complained about a group of juveniles lighting off fireworks near the Cutler Street apartments at 11:01 p.m.

Police received another TIP 411 complaint about people drinking and “smoking pot” near the fire pit on the water side of the Tourister Mill at 11:43 p.m.

Saturday, June 25
A caller reported that his bike had been stolen while parked outside of The Wharf restaurant at 9:55 p.m. The bike was found on the other side of a fence, but it was damaged and was unridable.

After officers investigated a disturbance and possible DUI along Market Street at Connolly Avenue at 10:19 p.m., Sara Pen, 35, of Attleboro, Mass., was charged with DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test. She was processed at the station and released.

A resident on Canario Drive complained about a vehicle with loud exhaust speeding throughout the neighborhood at 10:49 p.m.

Sunday, June 26
An officer dispersed a vehicle and its occupants from Ocean State Plaza at 1:15 a.m.

An officer dispersed someone from the area of Child Street and Railroad Avenue at 2 a.m.

A woman called police to reported someone looking into vehicles with a flashlight at 2:18 a.m. along Wood Street.

Police received a complaint about a real estate sign blocking the sidewalk along Church Street at 2:27 p.m.

Police dispersed a woman from Burger King after she was refused service and called police at 6:58 p.m.

Officers searched for a vehicle that left the area of Market Street after a passenger allegedly fired an air soft gun at someone at around 8:35 p.m.

Officers warned a group of adults after complaints that they were shooting off fireworks near the bike path and Wood Street at 9:18 p.m.

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