Warwick to Receive $500K COPS Grant for Four New Officers
Warwick, RI – The Warwick Police Department has been awarded $500,000 to hire four new officers thanks to the The U.S. Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office. The […]
Burglar Smashes in Little John’s Door for Small Change
Warwick, RI – Donald Marcille, 48, was at his 625 Warwick Ave. home behind Little John’s Pizza Sept. 21 when he heard a loud bang at about 7:24 p.m., followed by a person running through his back yard.
WPD Log: Stolen Plate, Cars Keyed at Chuck E. Cheese
Warwick, RI – Warwick Police Officer Manuel Pacheco was called to a Princeton Avenue home at 9:32 p.m. Sept. 14 for a report of a stolen license plate.
Warwick Police Arrest Suspect in Wave Credit Union Robbery Attempt
Warwick, RI – Warwick Police officers have apprehended a local man who fled Wave Credit Union on Warwick Avenue Tuesday morning after a teller refused his written demand for cash.
Coventry Man Cited For Leaving Dog in Car
Warwick, RI – Warwick Police cited a Coventry man for leaving his dog inside his car at the TJ Maxx at 1245 Bald Hill Road on an 80-degree afternoon Aug. […]
Warwick Police ID New Bedford Man as Aug. 1 Bank Robber
Warwick, RI – Warwick Police report they’ve identified a New Bedford man as the person who robbed the Santander Bank on Post Rd in Warwick Aug. 1.
Warwick Man Hospitalized in Warwick Avenue Home Invasion
Warwick, RI – Warwick Police report a Warwick Avenue man was assaulted this afternoon when two men forced their way into his home at about 4:49 p.m., then fled in […]
Trooper Log: Erratic Driver Charged with DUI
Editor’s note: The following Warwick, RI arrests were reported by the RI State Police on their website. An arrest reflects charges against an individual, and does not indicate guilt or innocence. […]
Hapless Driver Blunders into WPD Cruiser Lot, DUI Arrest
Warwick, RI – An East Providence man was charged with DUI Aug. 22 at 9:39 p.m. after taking a very wrong turn, a thought which apparently dawned on him moments after he drove past a “Police Only” sign and pulled alongside an occupied WPD cruiser, his mouth wide open, a shocked look on his face.
Chick-fil-A Prepared for Campers, Book Drive at Sept. 4 Opening
Warwick, RI – Chick-fil-A is expecting campers on-site a day ahead of the Sept. 4 opening of its first Rhode Island restaurant at 1500 Bald Hill Road, and a Warwick Police detail will be there, too.
Police Log: Larcenies from Warwick Vehicles, Yards
Warwick Police received several reports of thefts from vehicles between Aug. 15 and Aug. 21, as well as two reports of bicycles stolen from yards.
Vandals Cause $16,880 in Damage at Rocky Point Park Demolition Site
Warwick, RI – Warwick Police are investigating vandalism at the Rocky Point Park demolition site sometime after 5 p.m. Aug. 11 that caused $16,880 in damage to construction equipment owned […]