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DUI On May 17 at 12:53 p.m., police arrested Kevin Robert McMahon, 34, 297 Doric Ave., Cranston, on a charge of driving under the influence. Police say McMahon was arrested as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Dyer Avenue. On May 18 at 3:32 p.m., more
City Hall honors law enforcement Cranston Mayor Ken Hopkins commemorated National Law Enforcement Week last week with a City Hall ceremony and flag-raising. The mayor was joined by Col. Michael Winquist, Cranston's police chief, along with Detective more
ROBBERY On May 14 at 6:17 p.m., police arrested Justin Prout, 38, 24 Bracken St., Cranston, on one count of first-degree robbery and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon or substance. Police say Prout was arrested as a result of an assault more
DOMESTIC CHARGES On May 4 at 12:44 a.m., police arrested Joel Frances, 24, 75 Arthur St., Apt. 1, Pawtucket, on charges of domestic disorderly conduct and violation of no-contact order. On May 4 at 7:45 a.m., police arrested Stephen Lafazia, 19, 160 more
Supporting proms On May 6, IBPO Local 301 presented Mayor Ken Hopkins and Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse with a $2,000 donation to benefit Cranston East and West proms. (Submitted photos) more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A Cranston Police officer has been convicted of simple assault in connection with a March 5, 2020, incident involving a man in police custody. Andrew Leonard, 46, was found guilty of the misdemeanor by District Court Magistrate J. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An "unacceptable escalation" and a "breach of authority," or a "reasonable" use of force in a violent circumstance? Attorneys for the state and for a Cranston Police officer charged in connection with his alleged assault on a man in more
DOMESTIC CHARGES On May 1 at 11:26 p.m., police arrested Justin Fontaine, 30, 2045 Broad St., Apt. 103, Cranston, on charges of domestic assault by strangulation, domestic simple assault, domestic failure to relinquish a telephone and domestic more
MULTIPLE CHARGES On April 20 at 8:46 p.m., police arrested Isaiah Mendez, 19, 18 America St., Cranston, on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of prohibited weapons other than firearms, and driving under the influence. Police say more
CHILD MOLESTATION On April 15 at 8:35 a.m., police arrested Felix Pantoja, 43, 40 Peerless St., Cranston, on a charge of second-degree child molestation. Police say Pantoja turned himself in on a Cranston arrest warrant at the department's Garfield more
DUI On April 6 at 7:39 p.m., police arrested Daniel Casperson, 43, 94 Brayton Ave., Cranston, on a charge of driving under the influence, second offense. Police say Casperson was arrested as a result of a motor vehicle accident investigation on Pontiac more
Police: Man dealt drugs while on home confinement A "substantial amount of narcotics" and thousands of dollars in cash were seized last week from the Smith Street home of a man who allegedly continued to distribute drugs while on home confinement for a more
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