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Police and Fire

Driver with missing tire facing charges after eluding police

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 24-year-old Lincoln woman has been charged with reckless driving, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after allegedly speeding along Route 146 with a missing tire and fleeing from officers. Celina Lopez, 24,...

Harrisville EMT recognized for off-duty rescue of 17-year-old driver trapped in Round Top Brook

BURRILLVILLE – An EMT/firefighter with the Harrisville Fire District received a Certificate of Meritorious Service this week for the off-duty rescue in April of a 17-year-old driver trapped inside a vehicle that had flipped...

No serious injury for bicyclist struck in Slatersville

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police are reporting that there were no serious injuries in an accident at the intersection of North Main Street and Route 102 Wednesday afternoon. Witnesses to the incident say an antique car...

Two adults, one minor arrested for Halliwell vandalism

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Three people were arrested this week for breaking windows at the former Halliwell Elementary School after police were able to identify the suspects through surveillance video. Emily Lariviere, 18, of North...

North Smithfield man pepper-sprays erratic driver in road rage incident

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield police arrested two men this month after a case of road-rage that ended when one driver pepper-sprayed the other while both were stopped on Greenville Road. Both drivers were arrested,...

Beauregard: Voters will decide if town should build a new police station

NORTH SMITHFIELD – With a study of the building that houses the North Smithfield Police Department still underway, Town Council President John Beauregard said this week that the question of whether or not new...

Burrillville woman, released following disorderly arrest, found hiding in basement

BURRILLVILLE – An incident that began as a domestic dispute, reportedly fueled by, "Fireball," shots, led to two arrests in one evening for a Burrillville woman on Sunday, May 9. Karen Falcone, 45, was charged...