Saturday, August 8, 2020

Police and Fire

Alleged fight over drug money leads to arrest of couple at N.S. motel

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A man and a woman are both facing charges of domestic assault following an incident July 1 at Hilltop Motor Lodge that allegedly began when one says they ran out of...

Paper signing, theft prevention: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Candidate paper signing Burrillville candidates and registered voters are invited to attend a drive-through nomination signature collecting event in the Burrillville High School parking lot on Tuesday, July 7 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event...

Woonsocket driver arrested after high-speed pursuit through Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – A 41-year-old Woonsocket man has been charged with reckless driving and eluding an officer after a dangerous chase through town that saw numerous near collisions, according to police. Scott Fleming was picked up...

Pedestrian struck on Route 146 dies at hospital

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The pedestrian hit on Sunday at the intersection of Route 146 and Sayles Hill Road has died, according to Rhode Island State Police. Raymond Mercier, 57, of Attleboro, Mass., was hit by...

Burrillville man impersonates cop, says he’s helping to fight Covid-19

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville man is facing a charge of impersonating a police officer after conducting a traffic stop in his personal vehicle and questioning the driver about her reason for travel, an action...

Pedestrian struck on Route 146

NORTH SMITHFIELD — A pedestrian was hit by a car Sunday night near a troubled intersection that has often been the site of accidents. Local and state police were called to Route 146 in area...

One dog, 15 cats seized from Doggie Styles, SPCA offers reward for owner’s arrest

NORTH SMITHFIELD - In the latest news in the ongoing saga on a North Smithfield-based pet spa, 15 cats and one dog were seized this week after they were found neglected at the facility. According...

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