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Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Warwick man has been found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of charges stemming from an impaired driving crash that injured … more
UPDATED: The defendant has been identified by prosecutors as Manuel Garcia Dela Cruz. more
EMBEZZLEMENT Around 9:21 a.m., Jan. 5, Warwick Police Officer Justin N. Martin responded to UPS at 150 Plan Way to investigate the report of an employee who stole an item out of a package while … more
STOLEN VEHICLE Around 4:25 p.m., Jan. 12, Warwick Police were notified of a flock hit from dispatch for a stolen vehicle that was heading north on Post Road near Route 37. The vehicle was … more
CAR VS PEDESTRIAN Around 5:43 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27, Warwick Police officers were dispatched to the area of 90 Nausauket Road for the report of a “car vs pedestrian crash,” … more
The prayers worked. Sister Daisy’s still healing but she’s back in her St. Rocco School classroom. “It’s a miracle,” said the nun and second-grade teacher. … more
SHOPLIFTING A Warwick man has been charged with repeatedly stealing bottles of Tasmanian Vodka. Around 6:25 P.M., Dec. 28, 2023, Warwick Police responded to Airport Liquors at 1800 Airport … more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced last week that a Johnston man has been found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of the murder of Mario Diaz, stemming from a … more
On Tuesday, Rhode Island State Police announced the arrest Joseph L. Giudici, 40, of 7 Canonchet Trail, Johnston, for Driving Under the Influence after he struck two marked Rhode Island State Police … more
Too little too late or better late than never? Four months later and at least two subsequent significant flood events since September’s soaking storms, the Federal Emergency Management … more
HABITUAL SHOPLIFTING Around 5:23 p.m. Dec. 11, 2023, Warwick Police responded to the Lincoln Police Department for a warrant pick-up. Lincoln Police took Justin M. Westley, 43, of 160 Broad St., … more
The water’s still waist deep and starting to freeze along Belfield Drive, cutting 10 Johnston homes — and around 30 residents — off from civilization, emergency services, fuel and … more
BANK ROBBERY On Friday, Jan. 5, Warwick Police responded to TD Bank at 2625 West Shore Road in Warwick following the report of a robbery around 5:50 p.m. According to a Warwick Police press … more
As the Johnston Sun Rise went to the printers Wednesday morning, Johnston’s emergency management officials had barely finished celebrating good news from the federal government when a fresh … more
DUI Around 2:24 a.m., Nov. 25, Warwick Police Officer Connor R. Bemis was traveling north on Warwick avenue in the area of North Country Club Drive when he spotted a black Chevy Malibu with … more
DUI Around 11:54 p.m., Nov. 22, Warwick Police responded to a traffic stop to assist another officer with a DUI investigation at 2081 Post Road in front of the Radisson Hotel. The vehicle had … more
DUI Around 1:22 a.m., Nov. 12, Warwick Police were on patrol traveling west on Sandy Lane when they spotted a beige 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser swerving in the roadway. Police followed the … more
DUI An Apple Watch alert tipped police off to a crash, which led to a subsequent DUI arrest. Around 11:48 p.m., Nov. 9, Warwick Police were dispatched to the intersection of East and … more
DRUG ARREST On Nov. 30, the Warwick Police Department’s Special Operations Group, with the assistance of the RI Department of Corrections Special Investigation Unit, executed a search … more
James Harrison’s story does not stir sympathy. The Johnston man was accused of peeping through a young neighbor’s window in May. The next morning he allegedly killed his mother and a … more
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