Warren PD: Multiple thefts from cars

Posted 8/5/22

Warren Police activity from July 25-31, 2022.

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Warren PD: Multiple thefts from cars


Monday, July 25
Police investigated the origins of a loose goat on Hanley Lane at 10:42 a.m. A Bristol resident said it was not his.

Police searched for a large group of juveniles reportedly causing a disturbance in a Child Street parking lot at 6:52 p.m. but they were not found.

Tuesday, July 26
Police searched for a shoplifting suspect along Metacom Avenue at 11:21 a.m., which was called in by another police department. Nobody was located in the area.

A caller reported that a box truck took down wires on Water Street around 5:36 p.m. Barrington PD were notified as the truck was seen headed in that direction.

Another report of shoplifting was logged on Child Street at 6:29 p.m. The alleged shoplifter was served a no trespass order.

Christopher Harvey, 32, of North Kingstown, was arrested at 8:28 p.m. on Main Street following a report of a suspicious person walking in the middle of the road. He was charged with two counts of simple assault and/or battery, resisting arrested, and disorderly conduct. He was transported to court the following morning.

A caller on Martin Street reported that a male juvenile had broken into his vehicle around 8:59 p.m. and may have stolen his wallet. Police searched for the suspect near Cumberland Farms but did not report locating him.

Wednesday, July 27
A caller reported at 6:25 a.m. that her vehicle had been rummaged through while parked on Broad Street.

Police dispersed a panhandler near Main Street and Fatima Drive at 11:44 a.m.

An injured opossum found on Haile Street was transported to a wildlife rehabilitation facility at 2:50 p.m.

Police pacified a situation on Davis Street regarding people arguing in the roadway at 7:15 p.m.

A caller reported at 8:05 p.m. that a man in a green Mustang had threatened them and their partner on Main Street when they tried to speak to him about his excessive speed.

Thursday, July 28
A caller reported at 10:47 a.m. that someone had struck their vehicle while parked overnight on Narragansett Way and fled the scene without leaving information.

Police searched for a woman near Bay and Overhill Roads at 10:42 p.m. who was reportedly seen laying in the middle of the road and then staggered away. Police searched the area but did not find the individual.

A caller on Sowamsett Avenue reported at 11:10 p.m. that there was a child outside kicking her vehicle. No damage was reported and they had left the scene prior to police response.

Friday, July 29
A caller on Wood Street reported at 9:03 a.m. that a man had attempted to hit him with his car, and that this was the second time this had happened.

A caller on Taddy Avenue reported a loose calf wandering around the neighborhood at 1:01 p.m. The animal’s owner was notified, but the calf ran off into the wooded area nearby and eluded capture for the time being.

Multiple parties reported a calf in the roadway, possibly the same as in the prior log, on Market Street at 8:37 p.m. The owner was able to secure the animal a short time later.

Saturday, July 30
A resident of Arlington Avenue reported that their bike was stolen from in front of their apartment at 5:58 a.m.

A caller on Arlington Avenue asked for help at 11:20 a.m. regarding a groundhog that was living near their front porch. They were advised to call pest control.

Police dispersed a small group of juveniles who had congregated near Railroad Avenue at 9:28 p.m.

Sunday, July 31
A fireworks complaint was logged in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Market Street at 12:45 a.m. but nothing was found at the scene.

A caller on Greenhouse Court reported at 7:23 a.m. that their vehicle had been rummaged through, with some money taken.

Another report of items being taken from vehicles was logged at 10:56 a.m., this time from a resident on Patterson Avenue.

An accident was reported on the East Bay Bike Path near the Bristol line at 10:58 a.m. Bristol dispatched a rescue for a resulting facial injury.

Joseph Benoit, 22, of Warren, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop near Child Street and DaPonte Drive at 4:55 p.m. He was charged with the possession of a firearm while delivering/manufacturing a controlled substance, the manufacturing/delivery/possession with intent to manufacture/deliver a Schedule I/II control substance (first offense), and driving with an expired or invalid license (first offense). He was arraigned and transported to the ACI later that evening.

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