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DUI RIPTIDE At 1:07 a.m., Nov. 5, Warwick Police were “conducting a DUI RIPTIDE” detail in a marked police cruiser, driving northbound on Bald Hill Road, when officers observed a … more
Johnston Police are looking for a trio of alleged shade thieves. Around 1:15 p.m., Nov. 8, Johnston Police responded to a local business to investigate a reported designer sunglasses … more
CATALYCTIC CONVERTER THEFTS At 7:51 a.m., Oct. 31, Warwick Police Officer Evan E. Johnson, responded to an Easton Avenue address to take a report of a catalytic converter theft. Upon arrival, he … more
A Pawtucket man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars in connection to a 2021 violent home invasion in Johnston. His alleged accomplice has never been identified. Rhode Island Attorney … more
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES Warwick Police are looking into anti-Semitic “suspicious packages” discovered by residents in Warwick’s Oakland Beach neighborhood. “During the … more
SEXUAL ASSAULT On Nov. 1, the Kent County Grand jury returned an indictment charging Blong Yang, 51, of Warwick, with one count of domestic first-degree sexual assault and one count of domestic … more
MALICIOUS INJURY TO PROPERTY At 6:13 p.m., Oct. 13, Warwick Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at 2247 Warwick Ave. Upon arrival, police spoke with the driver of a white Sentra, … more
BENCH WARRANTS Around 9 a.m., Oct. 5, Warwick Police Officer Aaron L. Steere saw a vehicle exit the UPS facility at 150 Plan Way, without a front registration plate. He conducted a traffic stop … more
Last week in his weekly video address, Mayor Frank Picozzi reported a rash of thefts from automobiles and urged people to lock their cars whether parking at home or at a business. This week Major … more
After several thefts from his property, a Warwick businessman decided to fight back, using technology and a little perseverance to combat a rash of catalytic converter thefts. At 10:31 a.m., Sept. … more
A pair of underage Warwick girls drove to Johnston for nip bottles and were allegedly assaulted by the man who they told police bought them alcohol. Around 3:24 a.m., Aug. 13, Johnston Police … more
Johnston voters will decide whether recreational pot shops will open in town. The local rules and regulations for cannabis use in Rhode Island are changing. One pot ordinance prohibiting … more
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