Warren PD: Destructive trucks and a bottomless biker

Posted 6/17/22

Warren Police activity from June 6-11, 2022.

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Warren PD: Destructive trucks and a bottomless biker

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Monday, June 6
A Polar soda truck reportedly took down wires following an incident in the area of Truman Avenue at 12:44 p.m. But the truck was not located.

A UPS Truck damaged a fire hydrant at the corner of Washington and Main Streets at 1:35 p.m. Bristol County Water Authority and the Warren Fire Chief were notified.

Unregistered mopeds were reportedly traveling north on Main Street around 6:23 p.m. but weren’t located.

Tuesday, June 7
A report was filed for a student who brought a THC vape pen to school on Market Street at 9:17 a.m.

Police transported a juvenile who had walked out of school on Market Street back to school and then their residence at 1:02 p.m.

Police searched for juveniles in the area of Franklin Street who were reportedly throwing trash around in a parking lot at 4:14 p.m. They were gone when police showed up.

The Warren fire department assisted in extinguishing a mulch fire on Asselin Street that had spread to the porch of a residence at 9:53 p.m.

A caller reported that there was a man wearing a white shirt and a hat with “nothing else on riding a bicycle” last seen in the area of Main and Maple Streets at 10:21 p.m. An area search came back negative.

Wednesday, June 8
A report of multiple people in distress in the water near an area of Main Street was logged at 7:18 p.m. They were assisted by authorities.

Thursday, June 9
A caller reported at 2:19 p.m. that there was a man setting up a tent off the bike path near Asylum Road. Police didn’t find anyone at the scene.

A large turtle was reported in the roadway of Frank Court at 2:38 p.m. It was aided in its journey by authorities.

A bizarre incident on Main Street was reported by a neighbor at 4:32 p.m., who thought there was a man in the backyard trying to hit a cat with a bat. It turned out the neighbor was simply petting the feline.

A tent was found with a lock on it in the wooded area near Asylum Road at 7:54 p.m. No one was inside.

Friday, June 10
A possibly injured groundhog was reported on Ridgeway Drive at 12:21 p.m.

A caller on New Industrial Road reported a stolen catalytic converter at 3:25 p.m.

Saturday, June 11
A group of juveniles were reported at 6:14 p.m. to be fighting on the bike path near Locust Terrace. They were dispersed from the area.

A fireworks complaint in the area of Paul Court was logged at 8:41 p.m. but nothing was found at the scene.

Kyle LaFerriere, 31, of Bristol, was arrested at 9:03 p.m. on a three superior court warrants. He was transported to the ACI later that evening.

A caller reported that there was a man running a lawnmower on the bike path near Kelly Street at 9:13 p.m. Nothing was found at the scene.

Sunday, June 12
A tree limb was reportedly down on Schoolhouse Road at 5:40 a.m. A message was left for DPW.

A group of juveniles were reported at 7:24 p.m. to be causing a disturbance and possible throwing items at the bandshell. They were advised by police.

Daniel Gilmete, 49, of Seekonk, Mass., was arrested at 9:22 p.m. following the report of an erratic vehicle operator near Main and Vernon Streets. He was charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. He was arraigned and released later that evening.

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