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WPD Log: Stolen Plate, Cars Keyed at Chuck E. Cheese


The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.

Editor’s note: The following Warwick, RI police activity was compiled from publicly available records obtained from the Warwick Police Department.

License Plate Stolen 

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.

Pacheco spoke with the owner of a 2012 Toyota Corolla who said that he had noticed the theft of a license plate from his vehicle  that day while it was parked in the upper lot of Sears at the Rhode Island Mall, according to Pacheco’s report.

The man said he left the car in the lot at about 4 p.m., and returned to the car at about 8:45 p.m., discovering the license plate missing.

Hockey Net Stolen From Front Lawn

Officer Gilda Fortier was called to a Winchell Road home at 11:50 a.m. for a report of a stolen hockey net.

Fortier spoke with a woman who said she had last seen the red five-foot Reebock hockey net, valued at $125, on the street in front of her property at about 7:30 p.m. the previous night. The woman said she had clearly labled the net as the family’s property, along with the statement, “Do Not Remove”, according to Fortier’s report.

Several cars keyed at Chuck E. Cheese

Warwick Police Officer Nicholas Reay was called to Chuck E. Cheese restaurant Sept. 7 at about 4 p.m. for a report of several cars keyed.

Reay met with three car owners at the restaurant whose cars had apparently been vandalized using a key to scratch and gouge them, according to his report.

The owner of a 2012 Toyota Corolla reported scratches on the car’s drivers side door and trunk. She said the vandalism had occurred sometime between 1 and 3 p.m.

The owner of a 2010 Toyota Rav 4 reported the vehicle’s entire driver’s side door had been keyed. She said the vandalism occurred sometime between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

The owner of a 2007 Dodge F150 had the entire driver’s side door scratched by what appeared to have been a key. He said the vandalism happened sometime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

Reay made arrangements to get a copy of video footage of the area during the time of the vandalism.


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 Contact him at [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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