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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Police and Fire

Burillville police arrest West Warwick woman for narcotics, stolen goods

BURRILLVILLE – A West Warwick woman who was spotted outside the station of the Burrillville Police Department was brought in and arrested on a warrant for charges involving narcotics and receiving stolen goods this...

Warwick man arrested after trying to escape police on dirt bike

BURRILLVILLE – A Warwick man has been charged with reckless driving, obstructing an officer and driving with a suspended license after the dirt bike he was on got stuck in a field while he...

AG finds two violations by the Pascoag Fire District

BURRILLVILLE – The state Attorney General's office has found the Pascoag Fire District guilty of two violations of the state's pubic access laws. The district failed to electronically post the agenda for a meeting held...

Ethics complaints against Pascoag fire chief dismissed

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has dismissed two complaints against Pascoag Fire District Chief Harold Carter, voting that there was no probable cause for the violations alleged by Tax Collector Laurie McCutcheon. McCutcheon,...

Smithfield man caught with narcotics, stolen property following stop in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – A Smithfield man is facing three felony narcotics charges, and may face future charges for property stolen from CVS Pharmacy, after a patron at the Pascoag Cafe reported suspicious activity to police. Travis...

Woonsocket man charged in car theft, vehicle break-ins in Burrillville, Cumberland and Lincoln

BURRILLVILLE – A 19-year-old Woonsocket man is facing felony charges in three towns following the alleged theft of a car from a home in Burrillville, and the use of stolen credit cards. Jamin Ethier, 19,...

Burrillville Police charge suspects for rash of home burglaries

BURRILLVILLE – Burrilville police have charged two suspects for five home break-ins that took place at the end of July, arresting men picked up for similar crimes in Jamestown. Thomas E. Pleau, 43, and John...