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DUI OR REFUSAL Officer Keri-Ann Leighton reported stopping a van on Post Road for driving erratically on Jan. 11. She said she immediately smelled alcohol as she spoke with the driver. She also … more
NOT IN WRITING Officer Bretton Kelly reported that he was called into headquarters on Jan. 6 to speak with a Cumberland woman who said she was turning herself in because of an incident at … more
SHOPLIFTING A West Warwick man was charged with shoplifting at Macy’s in Warwick Mall on Jan. 1. Loss prevention told police Paul N. Amaral, 38, of 7 Locust Dr., walked out of the store with a … more
LARCENIES Officer Matthew Higgins took a report of a larceny from a car at the Tennis Rhode Island parking lot at 636 Centerville Rd. on Dec. 12. The victim told Higgins he was inside for around … more
OLD ADDRESSES A Warwick man came into headquarters on Dec. 7 to tell police that someone had attempted to obtain a Bank of America credit card using his personal information the day before. He … more
’TIS THE SEASON Police advise Christmas shoppers to be extra careful this time of year when would-be thieves know that people often leave recently purchased gifts in their cars. They advise that … more
BUYER BEWARE A 26-year-old Providence woman told police two men approached her as she was walking into the Wal-Mart store on Post Road on Nov. 26 and told her they had an iPad for sale for $200 … more
ON THE SPOT Four Providence men were arrested after Warwick Police responded to a house on Airway Road on Nov. 18. Police responded to 83 Airway Rd. on Monday after a neighbor reported that … more
PIZZA PLOY According to a report filed by Patrolman Derrick Palazzo, a pizza deliveryman for a Providence pizza store should have been suspicious of an order he got the night of Nov. 10. He told … more
VANDALISM Officer Christopher Fernandes reported he was on patrol around 1:10 a.m. on Nov. 10 when reports came in about two white males breaking fences near City Hall on Post Road. The caller … more
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