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Residents of a 3 Franklin Street apartment reportedly tried to prevent police and fire officials from entering the apartment to respond to a kitchen fire. One man was arrested after allegedly fighting with police.

Bristol man arrested after fire call turns into fight with police

Bristol man arrested after fire call turns into fight with police

A Bristol man is facing several charges after allegedly fighting with a police officer during a fire call to his apartment. Devon A. Gomes, 21, of 3 Franklin St., Apt. B, reportedly tried to prevent firefighters from entering his home to investigate reports of a kitchen fire in the apartment. Mr. Gomes told officers and


Barrington schools: Police patrols increased

Barrington police have increased patrols around the local public schools in response to a threatening letter sent to Johnson police on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Barrington Superintendent of Schools Mike Messore issued a short statement on Wednesday morning after news media reported on threats made to elementary school students in Cranston, Johnston and Warwick. “No threat

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East Providence Police make presence known at city’s elementary schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — Responding to a rash of recent threats made about potential attacks on elementary schools throughout the region and in the state, the East Providence Police Department made its presence known and felt at those buildings Wednesday morning, Oct. 8. No schools in the city were specifically targeted, but both academic and law

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Portsmouth CVS camera caught alleged thief with credit card

Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Oct. 1 A Sigourney Road man told police his Zenbook Ultrabook computer had been stolen, possibly from his vehicle. Thursday, Oct. 2 Kyle A. Dambrosio, 30, of 1105 Fall River Ave., Fall River, was charged with theft of a credit


Bristol FD to host fire prevention open house

In an effort to make fire prevention a top priority in everyone’s home, volunteers from the Bristol Fire Department will host an open house for Bristol residents on Sunday, Oct. 12. Each year, the Bristol Fire Department, like departments across the state, respond to numerous calls for smoke and fire emergencies, as well as accidental