Saturday, January 16, 2021

Police and Fire

NSPD, BPD among agencies taking part in DUI patrols this month

PROVIDENCE — Burrillville and North Smithfield police are among several agencies across Rhode Island taking part in patrols targeting those driving under the influence this month in honor of victims who have lost their...

Police deliver gifts for 33 children, provide Christmas for 17 Burrillville families

BURRILLVILLE – It began at 8 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, with the entire department mobilized on a mission of good cheer, bringing to an end to a month-long effort to provide Christmas for...

Burrillville woman, 50, arrested after trashing house, taking parents’ phones

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville woman has been charged with disorderly conduct and refusal to relinquish a telephone after drunkenly trashing her parents' home and then falling asleep, according to police reports. Brenda Westgate, 50, was...

Tailgater facing multiple felonies after police search turns up pills

BURRILLVILLE – A 46-year-old Pascoag woman is facing three felony possession charges after police reportedly found "a myriad," of prescription pill bottles in her car during a traffic stop. Melitza Rosa was also charged with...

Woman arrested for riffling through cars at Lowe’s after witness shows police video

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Woonsocket woman was arrested at Lowe's Home Improvement after a witness showed police video of her pushing a shopping cart through the store's parking lot and looking through vehicles. Suzanne Billington,...

State police identify Cumberland man struck on Route 146

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 38-year-old man from Cumberland is in serious but stable condition after being struck by a car Tuesday morning while trying to cross Route 146. Adam Belhumeur was hit by a sedan...

Police investigating early morning fire, fight and pedestrian strike on Route 146

NORTH SMITHFIELD — North Smithfield police are investigating three incidents that took place in the same area on Route 146 in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Dec. 8, following reports of a pedestrian...