Tiverton Police: Scams, car breaks, animals

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Monday, July 21

At 6:19 p.m., a Slade Street resident called to report receiving a check for several thousand dollars in the mail from a promotion company he believed was a scam.

A Hooper Street resident called at 9:44 p.m. to report hearing “kids screaming and a saw going off.”

Tuesday, July 22

At 3:06 p.m., Sue A. Williams, 50, of Fall River, was charged with passing fraudulent checks under $1,000 and under a bench warrant from the 2nd District Court.

At 3:40 p.m., a Kitchener Street resident reported a person speeding up and down the street in a large red truck and/or a Mustang.

Jonathan J. Farias, 29, of Fall River, was charged at 4:17 p.m. under a bench warrant from the 2nd District Court with failure to appear.

A Nanaquaket resident called at 4:28 p.m. to report getting constant phone calls from the same number, no message left.

Wednesday, July 23

At 2:45 a.m. an officer reported a door on the west side of Tiverton Town Hall had been left open in “what appears to be an oversight.”

At 6:38 a.m., a Fish Road caller reported items at a construction site vandalized.

At 7:37 a.m., Mathew G. Silvia, 23, of 38 Mill Street, Tiverton, was charged with domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone and with domestic simple assault.

At 8:08 a.m., a Holly Circle resident reported that a lottery ticket, about $2,000 in cash, and other items had been taken from his car.

A Lake Road resident called at 5:19 p.m. to report that a neighbor’s dog was attacking his chickens.

At 11:04 p.m., a Hilton Street caller reported that his ex-wife’s husband is harassing him on the internet.

Thursday, July 24

At 10:48 a.m., a dog at large on Lake Road was taken to the pound at the Sakonnet Veterinary hospital.

A Stafford Road resident called at 11:47 a.m. to report items taken from her car.

At 12:22 a.m., a Durfee Road resident called to report items missing from his home.

A Main Road resident called at 4:58 p.m. to report she could hear a woman neighbor on her telephone yelling and screaming, and that it “was very disturbing.”

At 6:50 p.m., a Starwood resident called to say she’d been called by Capital One asking for personal information due to a fraud claim she was told she’d submitted. She suspects fraud.

Friday, July 25

At 1:54 a.m. a Kitchener Street resident called to report a man knocking on doors looking for gas for his car.

At 4:19 a.m., a Main Road resident called to say his car alarm went off and he doesn’t want to go outside to check the area.

A Laura Street resident called at 9:35 a.m. to report items taken from his unlocked car.

At 12:27 p.m., a Main Road caller reported items taken from her car overnight.

Saturday, July 26

A Fairfield Avenue resident reported a cat hit by a car at 11:27 a.m. Police said the cat was later put down.

At 11:44 a.m., a resident called to say her 85-year old uncle was not answering his door. Police checked and said the uncle was fine.

Daniel R. Dill, 24, of 125 John Duggan Road, Tiverton, was charged at 4:02 p.m. with domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct following a dispute with his mother in which, among other things, she accused him of letting her two dachshunds out that she was unable to find.

A Roy Street caller at 5:50 p.m. said the window of his car, parked in his driveway had been smashed.

At 11:27 p.m., Christopher A. Clement, 45, of 7 Hooper Street, Tiverton, was charged with receiving stolen goods after being found to have in his possession a dog he’d allegedly taken from a residence in Portsmouth following a breaking-and-entering there.

Sunday, July 27

At 5:27 a.m., a Winterberry Drive resident called to report a raccoon on her deck that wouldn’t move. It was suspected to be rabid.

At 9:55 a.m. a Chester Street resident reported a newspaper delivery person driving through his yard.

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