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Late night thefts, budget hearing: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Spirit challenge The games may be cancelled, but high school sports fans can still show their spirit. The Rhode Island Interscholastic League is presenting a Spirit Challenge this week, where participants can vote for their...

Walmart worker arrested for allegedly stealing electronics worth $13,000

NORTH SMITHFIELD – An employee at the Dowling Village Walmart was arrested this week after police say he stole more than $13,000 in electronics from the store. Rafael Davila Rodriguez, 27, of Woonsocket has been...

Vandalism claim leads to obscene phone call charge for Burrillville repeat offender

BURRILLVILLE – Footage of someone slashing all four tires of a woman's car at Pascoag Brigido's wasn't clear enough for police to confirm a suspect, but texts one man sent his ex girlfriend were...

Pandemic creates challenges for Burrillville’s mental health, substance prevention team

BURRILLVILLE – From meetings for those struggling with addiction, to events and advocacy aimed at educating youth, activities aimed at substance abuse prevention came to a screeching halt in March as the...

Burrillville police seize 64 marijuana plants from Pascoag grow house

BURRILLVIILE – Three men were arrested last week after Burrillville police discovered that an apartment building in Pascoag had been converted into a full-time marijuana grow house. Police have not released the names of those...

No. Smithfield man arrested after broken window assault, grabbing officer, possession of cocaine

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield man is facing five misdemeanors and a felony charge after allegedly breaking the window of his girlfriend's car and trying to pull her through the glass during a...

Possession of child porn added to charges for North Smithfield brothers

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Twin brothers investigated for video voyeurism in October, after one was found trying to take pictures of naked people in their homes, are now being charged with possession of child pornography. Mikhail...

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