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Need to Know: Traffic Alerts, Shoplifting Suspects Sought

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[CREDIT: WPD] Police have asked the public's help in identifying two shoplifting suspects from Nov. 17.
[CREDIT: WPD] Police have asked the public’s help in identifying two shoplifting suspects from Nov. 17.
WARWICK, R.I. — Welcome to the tail end of an abbreviated holiday week, wherein traffic alerts and a few outstanding shoplifting cases are among the things you may need to know during your travels:

WPD seek info on Macy’s shoplifting suspects

Warwick detectives are seeking information on two suspects involved in an Nov. 17 shoplifting at Macy’s in the Warwick Mall. Two women, with assistance from a man, loaded bags with approximately $2,000 worth of Polo clothing items. The three fled the store with the stolen goods and left the scene in a black vehicle with CT license plates.

Police ask anyone with information on the theft or the suspects pictured to contact Det. Tim Grant, 401-468-4260, timothy.l.grant@warwickri.com.

Holiday trash/recycling

Thanks to New Year’s Day falling on a Sunday, and the federal holiday observed on Monday, trash and recycling are delayed one day this week.

[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police are seeking information on man they say stole 12 perfume gift packs from the CVS at 767 Warwick Ave.
[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police are seeking information on man they say stole 12 perfume gift packs from the CVS at 767 Warwick Ave.
WPD asks help IDing perfume theft suspect

Warwick Police are seeking aid identifying a man who stole 12 perfume gift sets from CVSat 767 Warwick Ave.  Dec. 20 at 12:52 a.m.  Police describe the suspect as wearing glasses, a winter hat, winter coat, and backpack. The man went to the perfume aisle and put about 12 perfume gift sets inside his backpack, then left the store, passing all points of payment without paying.

 Police ask anyone with information on the theft or the suspects pictured to contact Det. Jeffery Viveiros, 401-468-4248, jeff.s.viveiros@warwickri.com

RIDOT traffic alerts

Rte. 117 (Centerville Rd.) East, from Meadow St./Burger King to Post Rd. (Apponaug Four Corners), one lane open in each direction for drainage work, Wednesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Gilbane St., adjacent to the Centerville Rd./Toll Gate Road roundabout, potential short-term shoulder and/or lane closures for divider island work, Wednesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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