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ANIMAL CRUELTY A 61-year-old Warwick man is facing animal cruelty charges after the discovery of several animals living in "e;deplorable conditions"e; at a farm he owns in Coventry, according to a joint statement from Coventry Police and the Rhode Island more
By JOHN HOWELL Bradford Connor was on the job Monday, and by Tuesday, even before officially being sworn in as Warwick Chief of Police, he was meeting with Mayor Frank Picozzi. Slowing down Warwick traffic is on the mayor's agenda. Picozzi has heard the more
DUI Shortly after 1 a.m. on Jan. 2, Officer Nicholas DeMarco was traveling north on Warwick Avenue when he observed a northbound GMC Yukon swerve over double-yellow lines into the southbound lanes. "e;The vehicle then attempted to correct itself by more
By ARDEN BASTIA Peter Leclerc has been a Cranston police officer for the past 19 years, and this year will be his eighth year participating in the Police Unity Tour, a 300-mile bike ride in honor of those officers killed in the line of duty. The ride more
By ARDEN BASTIA Rhode Island State Police, local law enforcement, and many community members agree that reckless ATV, dirt bike and motorbike riders on public roads are a serious public safety issue, and calls are being made for new action to address the more
LARCENY Shortly after 9 a.m. on Dec. 24, Officer Jeffrey Taranto responded to an apartment on Warwick Avenue for a report of a stolen scooter. At the scene, the reporting party told Taranto that his 2015 Honda Ruckus had last been scene at 8 a.m. on Dec. more
SHOPLIFTING At approximately 2 p.m. on Dec. 18, Officer Tyler Stone responded to the JCPenney store at the Warwick Mall for a report of shoplifting. At the scene, a loss prevention officer at the store told Stone that employees had observed two men and more
FATAL HIT-AND-RUN Police continue to investigate a hit-run-run incident on Airport Road that left a West Warwick man dead. According to a statement from Detective Capt. Ryan Sornberger, authorities responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in more
Marijuana grow investigated Warwick Police officers and other law enforcement personnel worked at the former JONAH Community Center at 830 Oakland Beach Ave. early on the afternoon of Dec. 11, removing a large number of marijuana plants along with more
SHOPLIFTING At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Nov. 30, Officer Thomas Greene responded to the Macy's store at the Warwick Mall for a report of a shoplifting incident. Dispatch subsequently advised that two women - both accompanied by children - were in the more
By CRAIG CONWAY The Warwick Police Department had 61 total contacts and 8 total arrests during its Thanksgiving 2020 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Campaign. On Friday, November 27, the Warwick Police Department deployed six teams of two more
STOP, PURSUIT, CRASH LEAD TO CHARGES Two men and one juvenile have been charged in connection with a series of events - including a foot pursuit and a motor vehicle crash - that resulted in a woman being hospitalized. Darlin Daniel Gomez, 22, of 22 more
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