Police and Fire

Town reaches tentative deal with North Smithfield police union

NORTH SMITHFIELD – After nearly a year of negotiations, town officials have reached a tentative three-year agreement with the union representing members of the North Smithfield Police Department. The contract, which still requires approval by...

Letter: N.S. Fire & Rescue thanks residents, businesses for support

On behalf of all the members and staff of the North Smithfield Fire & Rescue Service, I would like to thank the residents of North Smithfield for the outpouring of support during these difficult...

Scuffle over woman at Hilltop motel leads to charges for No. Smithfield man

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield man is facing assault and disorderly conduct charges after allegedly punching a man in the face because his girlfriend took a nap in a neighboring hotel room. Lee Gervais,...

Walmart associates help N.S. police catch Woonsocket man for credit card fraud

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Woonsocket man who used someone else's credit card to purchase an air fryer and a microwave was arrested last week after police worked with Walmart associates to identify the alleged...

N.S. teacher, family and EMS work together to help with ongoing mask shortage

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The nationwide shortage of N-95 masks isn't just about lack of supply, and thanks to an innovative project put together through donations from a town business and one school teacher, some...

Three arrested after drunk-driver jumps Jeep off wall on Victory Highway

BURRILLVILLE – A 22-year-old man and the two women in his alleged get-away vehicle were arrested last week after the man fled the scene of a drunk-driving crash, leaving his Jeep in the yard...

Pawtucket man arrested after pulling knife in parking lot of No. Smithfield Walmart

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A near-accident in the parking lot of Walmart in North Smithfield led to the arrest of a Pawtucket man after he allegedly threatened the parties in the other vehicle with a...

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