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Warren police: Man assaulted woman with knife

A Bristol man faces a felony assault charge for allegedly stabbing a Warren woman at least twice during a domestic disturbance last Thursday, Dec. 4. Paul A. Gonsalves, 26, of 45 Catherine St., Bristol, was charged just after 10 p.m. with assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a knife, after police were called


Most Barrington shops, restaurants pass alcohol compliance test

A 19 year-old “decoy” helped the Barrington Police Department conduct a series of alcohol compliance checks late last month, and was served alcohol at two of the establishments checked. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said the decoy, who turned 19 in November, stopped by nine local businesses on Nov. 25, including restaurants, semi-private clubs and

Jasper Williams

Jury convicts suspect in 2012 East Providence stabbing incident

PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police lauded a jury decision late last week, which returned a conviction of a Providence man in the stabbing of two brothers in the fall of 2012. Jasper Williams, 22, was found guilty on four counts — two of felony assault with a dangerous weapon and two for assault and battery

Rebecca Taunton in a series of mug shots taken during her first September arrest (left), her arrest five days later (center) and last Thursday, Dec. 4 (right).

Warren shoplifter sentenced to 45 days at ACI

A Warren woman charged multiple times on theft and other charges over the past year will spend Christmas behind bars, after being declared a violator Monday in District Court. Rebecca Taunton, 32, of 201 Main St., Apt. 2R, was arrested last Thursday, Dec. 4, for allegedly shoplifting from a Water Street shop in early November.