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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Police and Fire

Erratic driver with loaded handgun facing felony & DUI charges

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Massachusetts woman is facing felony charges after police, who pulled her over for erratic driving, found a loaded handgun in the center console of her car.

NSPD gets approval to purchase two used cars for $50K

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Town Council has approved a purchase of two used Ford Fusions for the North Smithfield Police Department, low-mileage cars to be used as administrative vehicles.

State police investigating shooting incident during intoxicated standoff in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – A man who pointed a rifle at a Burrillville police officer late Friday night was wounded by gunshots himself, and Rhode Island State Police are now investigating if the man...

OMFD captain resigns citing ‘unethical’ behavior by chief

BURRILLVILLE – Told he would be demoted, and suspended for a week over an alleged violation of the district's code of conduct, Capt. Colin Fenner resigned on Friday, Aug. 13 from his...

Burrillville man arrested after paranoid episode, allegedly stealing neighbor’s truck

BURRILLVILLE – A 29-year-old Burrillville man is facing felony charges after allegedly stealing a truck out of his neighbor's driveway, later asking officers not to turn him over to the cartel, in...

Release: Pascoag Fire issues monthly report for July

Editor’s note: The following is a release from the Pascoag Fire District regarding activities in the month of July. The Pascoag Fire Department for the month of July 2021...

Police seize drugs, $36K in cash from No. Smithfield apartment

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield man is facing felony charges after a search of his Railroad Street apartment turned up more than two pounds of marijuana and $36,030 in cash.