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BB gun bandit hits cars, homes across northern Rhode Island

BURRILLVILLE – Cars and homes in Burrillville have been damaged six times over the past several days by an unknown party shooting a BB gun in what appears to be a destructive spree across...

Police charge operator from October crash with driving to endanger

BURRILLVILLE – The North Providence man who was driving a vehicle that crashed into a tree on Friday, Oct. 25, leaving himself and three others injured, is now facing several charges with the Burrillville...

No. Smithfield PD settles suit over police note calling man ‘dangerous’ and ‘unstable’

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The man at the center of two suits against the North Smithfield Police Department will have his file purged of notes calling him psychologically unstable and dangerous as part of a...

Chief: Increased calls leave No. Smithfield fire services short-handed

NORTH SMITHFIELD – With a growing population and an ever increasing number of calls for service, Fire Chief David Chartier warned town officials this week, North Smithfield needs to develop a new...

Mechanic from Burrillville Motors arrested for theft, using customer credit card

BURRILLVILLE – A tow truck driver who has worked at a few repair shops in town has been arrested and charged with four felonies after allegedly robbing both his employers and customers. Kodi Sale, 28,...

Shakeup in Pascoag Fire District: Chief terminated, deputy chief suspended, Mathieu resigns

BURRILLVILLE – The Pascoag Fire Commission voted on Monday to terminate Chief Harold Carter and temporarily place Deputy Chief Richard Peck in charge, at a meeting that included major changes for the district, with...

Son, nephew of men picked up in raid files suit against police over gun...

BURRILLVILLE — A man whose gun was reportedly seized over concerns he was affiliated with motorcycle gangs has filed a lawsuit against the town of Burrillville, Col. Stephen Lynch and the Burrillville Police Department. And...

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