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BACKHOE BREAKOUT While on patrol on Jefferson Boulevard on May 9 around 11:30 a.m. Officer Gregory Johnson noticed a heavy duty backhoe traveling south. The backhoe was between lanes and did not appear to have any company markings on it, and did not have more
WET GETAWAY Officer Ryan Lancaster responded to the Rhode Island Mall Sears on April 26 at 5:32 p.m. for a report of a shoplifting in progress. While enroute, he was advised by dispatch that the store's loss prevention team were chasing the suspect more
MINIVAN AND MOTORCYCLE CRASH On May 2 at 6:27 p.m. at the intersection of Warwick and Church Avenues, a minivan traveling south on Warwick Ave was turning left and collided with a motorcycle heading north. According to police reports, the minivan was more
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL On April 22 at approximately 1:35 a.m., Officer David Boardman and other members of the department were dispatched to the area of 1645 Warwick Avenue for a report of a driver asleep at the wheel. At the scene Officer Boardman more
LARCENY AND FRAUD On April 20 at approximately 10:38 a.m., Officer Timothy Tavares met with a woman at police headquarters to take a report of a larceny from a vehicle. The woman advised that at around 9 a.m. that day, she left her home and realized that more
STANDOFF At approximately 7:50 p.m. on April 22, the Warwick Police Department responded to 150 Gordon Avenue for a domestic disturbance. Prior to police arriving they were informed that the suspect had discharged a firearm multiple times as tenants fled more
STOLEN BICYCLE An employee of Dockside Seafood Marketplace recently found that his only means of transportation had been stolen while he was at work. According to Dockside owner Tommy Patrick, on Monday April 17 around 1:15 p.m., a male suspect walked more
The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston and Rhode Island State Police Departments. PURSUIT On April 18 at 2:29 p.m., Johnston Police attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop for registration violations on Plainfield Street. As the more
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCEA driver who recently told officers, “I don’t drink,” was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. David Aurielio, 68, of 212 Sandy Lane, … more
CHECK CONDITION Officers Christian Vargas and Eric Lima responded to the Best Buy on Universal Boulevard on March 31 just after 4 p.m. after the department received a call about an unattended small child inside a locked and running car. The officers more
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