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GREAT NEWS: Missing Johnston RI 15-year-old found safe UPDATE: Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira: "I can confirm that runaway juvenile Taya Scott was located around 4:00 PM." more
SCAM ALERT Warwick Police warned the public of potential scams impersonating local police. “Please be advised that the Warwick Police Department will NOT contact you to solicit … more
UPDATED: There’s a special place at the bottom of Oak Swamp Pond for someone with a bow and quiver full of black arrows with blue and white fletching. Rhode Island Environmental Police searched the … more
Prosecutors argued a Johnston man was in a scuffle outside a Providence club. He walked away from the fight, but “90 seconds later … returned with a gun.” Now he’ll likely … more
A sewer line already scheduled for summer replacement, but awaiting permitting, ruptured Wednesday, leading to traffic headaches. Warwick motorists have been warned to avoid West Shore Road, near the … more
Six men have been charged in Third Division District Court in Warwick with crimes related to “targeting children for sex, stemming from a joint investigation led by Homeland Security … more
The Planet Fitness on Warwick Ave. has been the target of three bomb threats in three weeks, with the location having to evacuate on March 28, April 4 and April 9. According to Warwick Police … more
MISDEMEANOR REVOKED LICENSE At 6:24 p.m., Feb. 10, Warwick Police Officer Johnathan H. DiPietro was on routine patrol in the area of 1056 Post Road when he witnessed a motor vehicle crash. … more
Scott Avedisian, Warwick’s longest-serving mayor, entered a not-guilty plea Wednesday morning at Kent County Court to charges he left the scene of a car crash. The fender-bender occurred … more
ROBBERY On March 25, 2024, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Jimmy Castro, 23, and Gissell Starnes, 19, both of Central Falls, with three counts of first-degree robbery … more
Warwick Veterans Memorial Middle School Principal Jeff Goss is still in his role after pleading not guilty to a charge of driving under the influence (DUI). Goss was arrested by Tiverton police … more
UPDATED: Warwick Police have identified the victim in Thursday's tragic shooting. more
CHILD MOLESTATION Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced in a press release that a West Warwick man has been charged in Kent County Superior Court with second-degree child … more
A pair of alleged “grandparent scammers” have been arrested by Warwick Police. According to Warwick Police Detective Capt. John McAniff, local victims nearly taken for more than … more
LOST KAYAKER On Feb. 25 at approximately 4:56 p.m., officers responded to Conimicut Point, where Kirsten Chant informed officers that her husband, 60-year-old Timothy Chant, left at noon to go … more
Warwick and Cranston police officers attended training courses run by an organization now banned in nine states for its advocacy of unethical policing strategies and discriminatory rhetoric. The … more
It was a rare, stinging rebuke of state officials by an enforcement wing of the federal government. Then the Ocean State’s Attorney General weighed in, reddening the handprint left behind … more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Warwick man has been found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of charges stemming from an impaired driving crash that injured … more
UPDATED: The defendant has been identified by prosecutors as Manuel Garcia Dela Cruz. more
EMBEZZLEMENT Around 9:21 a.m., Jan. 5, Warwick Police Officer Justin N. Martin responded to UPS at 150 Plan Way to investigate the report of an employee who stole an item out of a package while … more
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