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According to feline math, a Warwick Parks and Rec employee saved 81 lives on the job Monday. Paul Joutras gripped the cardboard box and aimed for his city trash truck. “But I heard … more
UPDATED: Police shot and killed a man wanted for a triple shooting on Ligian Court in Johnston. more
Assault On 5/17/23 at approximately 1822 HRS., Officers arrested Kelly Beth Clayton,58, of 85 Briggs Street #406 for One (1) count of Simple Assault and One (1) count of Disorderly conduct. The … more
Assault On 5/8/23 at 1630 hrs. Officers arrested Jill Sartini, 30, of 21 Blackburn St, Pawtucket for Domestic Simple Assault, Domestic Vandalism/Malicious Injury to Property, and Domestic … more
He can imagine what it would be like hiding in a classroom as gunshots echo through school hallways. “I’m in a classroom and I hear a guy walking down the corridor and he’s shooting … What do I want between me and him?” asked grandfather and retired Warwick Police Capt. Tim Colgan. “I don’t want a social worker; I don’t want a psychiatrist; I don’t want the principal. I want a cop between me and him. And I think most people feel that way. I think they do.” more
Colonel Michael J. Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announces the arrest of three individuals for assault and an attempted arson that occurred on April 27, 2023, at approximately … more
Assault On 04/27/23 at 0422 hours, Officers arrested Carlos Mieses Benitez, 32, of 122 Mawney St. #3, Providence, RI for Felony Assault and Disorderly Conduct. Arrest is the result of a … more
Following more than a year-long investigation, Johnston Police arrested a juvenile last week and charged him with manslaughter in the 2022 shooting death of Dillon Viens. Viens’ death, first … more
Child Abuse/ Neglect/ Cruelty On 04/24/2023, at approximately 0018 hours, Officers arrested Aida Rodriguez (33), of 950 Cranston St. Apt# 3, Cranston, for 2nd Degree Child Abuse, and three … more
Bench Warrant On 04/17/23 at 0119 hrs, Officers arrested Qyon Pichardo, 23, of 583 Laurel Hill Ave, Cranston, RI, for having a bench warrant from 3rd District Court and an arrest warrant from … more
In August 2021, a woman was dragged from her car and beaten by a gang of around 10 dirt bike and ATV riders after she honked her horn at a Providence intersection. Her young child and dog were inside … more
Breaking and Entering On 4/9/23 at 1702 hours Officer Johnston arrested Keelen Palmer (43) of 11 Crowninshield St. Providence, for Domestic – Breaking and Entering of a Dwelling House. … more
The Rhode Island State Police (RISP) announced the arrest of three suspects and the discovery of a dead body following a task force raid in North Providence. more
Assault On 3/26/2023, at 0105hrs. Officers arrested Justin Prout (40) of 24 Braken St Cranston, for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct. The arrest is a result of a call for a … more
Assault & Battery On 3/22/2023, at 2233 hrs. Officers arrested Clarissa Martins (28) of 935 Pontiac Ave Apt #46. Cranston, RI for domestic simple assualt, domestic vandalism and resisting … more
Have you swiped your bank card at this automatic teller machine (ATM)? Hours after Johnston Police discovered a “skimming device” attached to a Killingly Street ATM, they were looking … more
Assault On 3/16/23 at 1256 hrs., Officers arrested Sebastian Gomez, 20, of 101 New London Ave. # 163 Cranston, RI for Felony Assault by Use of Devices Similar to a Firearm. The arrest was the … more
Assault On 3/7/23 at 0022 hours Officers arrested Braian J Mejia Vasquez (24) of 93 Hillwood St. Cranston, for domestic assualt with a dangerous weapon. The arrest is the result of a disturbance … more
Cranston police released a statement identifying the victims of a house fire that occurred on Whitewood Drive,  February 24, 2023, at approximately 2:41 am. Members of the Fire and Police … more
On the streets, it’s known as “Tranq.” A powerful, long-acting sedative originally designed for veterinary usage, Xylaxine has been appearing increasingly frequently in local … more
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