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Warren man charged with stealing from relative’s bank account

Warren man charged with stealing from relative’s bank account

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Monday, Oct. 20 A Bay View Avenue man told police that someone broke into his garage two days earlier and stole a Golden Eagle bow worth about $900 and four arrows valued at about $100. There was no signs of

Fire Chief Bob Martin, left, gets assistance from rescue department staff member Courtney Lancaster as the department learns the precautionary protocols used to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Ebola fears prompt new Bristol EMS protocol

With the heightened attention the deadly Ebola virus has received in the national media lately, local rescue workers are taking extra precautions, which means more questions for patients seeking help. “Since (Ebola) has raised its ugly head, we’ve started preparing over the last couple of months,” said Chief Martin. Patients with flu-like symptoms who call


East Providence Police Department presents women’s self-defense classes

EAST PROVIDENCE — R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) is a contemporary basic self-defense course for women only.  Rape Aggression Defense Systems, Inc. and East Providence Police Officers trained in this program provide attendees with information, tactics and considerations, which we believe may be useful to various types of abductive encounters perpetrated against women. Even though your


Bristol Police: RIPTA snub, ‘careless’ restroom use

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 13 and Oct. 19: Monday, Oct. 13 A bicycle was reported stolen on King Phillip Avenue. It turned out the owner’s roommate had borrowed the bike to run errands. Officers restored the peace on Franklin Street after being called there for disorderly residents around

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Duo nabbed with car-load of loot from vehicle breaks 

WESTPORT/LITTLE COMPTON — Police believe two men arrested Friday are responsible for at least 20 car break-ins in the Westport/Little Compton area over the past couple of weeks. On Friday, Oct. 24, at around 2 a.m., Little Compton, Police Sergeant Natale Constantino followed a suspicious vehicle from Rhode Island into Westport. Police suspicions were fueled


East Providence Police arrest suspect in recent rash of car-breaks

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police have bagged a man suspected in a recent rash of car burglaries, which have stretched throughout the city into the East Side of Providence and neighboring Seekonk. Thony Greene, 19 and believed to be homeless, was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 22, after being apprehended in the Riverside section of the