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UPDATE: The Johnston Police Department asked the public for assistance locating a stolen car. The vehicle, pictured here, was taken from the victim’s driveway on Capri Drive around 2:30 a.m. on … more
The water looks deep. But that guy made it through. I can’t back up now. Just accelerate and pray? Ocean State drivers find themselves in an increasingly familiar quandary. Drive … more
RECKLESS DRIVING Around 2:15 a.m., July 21, Warwick police officers on a RIPTIDE patrol on Interstate 95 North in the area of Exit 24 spotted a vehicle allegedly traveling 104 miles per hour. … more
A dog-walker’s poop-bag fastball landed a Johnston man in police custody. Around 8:50 p.m., Aug. 6, Johnston Police Sgt. Arthur Petteruti responded to the area of 456 Greenville Avenue in … more
Georgia fugitive nabbed in Cranston pond Rhode Island State Police used a drone to find a fugitive from Georgia in a Cranston Pond. At 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, state troopers, with the … more
DROWNING According to a Warwick Police press release, the department is conducting a drowning investigation after a young boy lost his life. Around 11:37 a.m., Aug. 28, Warwick Police … more
Johnston’s mayor has called on Gov. Dan McKee to make a “disaster declaration” in Johnston to help residents rebuild after the Aug. 18 tornado . McKee’s administration … more
The spinning winds struck Johnston where the town buries its dead and the neighborhoods where the residents live their lives. Dashcam footage shows a twister crossing Interstate 295. … more
STAND-OFF On July 28, around 11:30 p.m., Warwick Police were called to the area of the Walmart on Post Road following reports of an erratic driver. Police identified the driver as Richard … more
RECKLESS DRIVING At 8:57 p.m., Warwick Police Officer Connor R. Bemis was traveling south on Interstate 95 when he spotted a vehicle speed past “at an excessive rate of speed at such a … more
Johnston’s probate judge has been placed on leave, following charges linked to an alleged million-dollar collectible theft from a dead Cranston man’s estate. Rhode Island Attorney … more
FRAUD On July 23, Johnston Police took custody of a Warwick man wanted on fraud-related charges. Around 7:40 p.m., June 1, a woman walked into Johnston Police Headquarters in reference to a … more
DUI At 1:21 a.m., June 9, Warwick Police Officer Connor W. Craig was on routine patrol in the area of Hoxsie Four Corners when he spotted a vehicle enter the intersection “at a high rate … more
On June 14, at JFK International Airport in New York, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) inspected and seized a package shipped from China and destined for a Johnston address. “Upon … more
UPDATED: In March 2022, a Cranston man was sentenced to attend Batterers Intervention two months after he allegedly killed his wife. Johnston Police responded to an early morning call on George Waterman … more
POSSESSION Around 6 p.m., June 8, Warwick Police Officer Connor R. Bemis was on a fixed post along Airport Road near Senator Street. He spotted a red Volvo in the right lane traveling west at a … more
HIT & RUN DUI At 12:43 a.m., June 3, Warwick Police responded to a reported hit and run crash at the intersection of Airport Road and Loveday Street. A caller reported to police that … more
Cranston Police have released their officers’ body-worn camera footage from the May 24 officer-shooting of Johnston murder suspect James Harrison. Rhode Island State Police and Cranston … more
They almost lost their homes twice in one month. Midday Tuesday, a Rhode Island Housing official, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Seth Magaziner confirmed that state and federal housing officials … more
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE Around 3:15 p.m., April 22, Warwick Police were dispatched to Best Buy, 24 Universal Boulevard, to investigate a report of “suspicious individuals.” Loss … more
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