Sunday, January 24, 2021

Police and Fire

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...

Police release photo, video of alleged Burrillville bank robber

BURRILLVILLE – Police are seeking the public's help in apprehending the suspect who robbed a Pascoag bank Tuesday morning. The Burrillville Police Department released images of surveillance footage footage from Rhode Island Credit Union at...

Four OMFD firefighters promoted to vacancies, district holds emergency meeting

BURRILLVILLE – Four employees of the Oakland Mapleville Fire District received promotions last week, filling vacancies left by the retirement of two former captains. Before his recent retirement, Capt. Troy Phillips worked for the village...

Armed suspect robs Burrillville bank

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville police are investigating the robbery of a Pascoag bank in which a suspect reportedly showed a teller a handgun and obtained money before fleeing the scene on foot Tuesday morning. According to...

Boston man arrested twice in one week at Hilltop Motor Lodge

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 30-year-old Boston man picked up on a warrant on Friday, Oct. 23 at Hilltop Motor Lodge, was arrested again just six days later at the Eddie Dowling Highway motel for...