Note: Police logs were previously published once a week; starting March 31, they will be published every Monday and Friday.
Monday, March 24
A Metacom Avenue man reported an attempted break-in at his home.
A Third Street man who’d had too much to drink called for a rescue.
The animal control officer got a complaint from a Market Street resident that the neighbor’s dog was going to the bathroom on the caller’s lawn.
A Federal Street woman complained that kids were harassing her children.
Jennifer L. Thibault, 40, of Cranston, was arrested on a warrant after she was involved in an accident at Metacom and Patterson avenues.
Fire crews went out to Water Street to deal with the smoky results of a cooking mishap.
Tuesday, March 25
A Wood Street man reported receiving harassing phone calls from his child’s mother.
Police responded to Water Street for “squirrel pick up.” There was no report filed, so we can only wonder.
Police told a man using a metal detector on public property on Main Street to stop using it.
Wednesday, March 26
A suspicious person spotted out on Metacom Avenue at about a quarter to two was only looking for an open store, he told police.
Kerry L. Sampson, 33, of 20 Frank Court, was charged with domestic assault by strangulation and domestic disorderly conduct, after police got a call from her daughter saying that her mother was antagonizing her and yelling.
Wednesday being a windy day, a few planters blew out into the road from in front of a home on Wood Street. A witness saw a man stop his car, pick them up, put them inside the car and drive off.
Someone found a hypodermic needle on Croade Street.
A woman told police that her ex-boyfriend’s sister was calling her boss and spreading rumors about her.
Thursday, March 27
Police got a call at 8:36 a.m. about a person who was out of control on Church Street. They responded and charged Corrine S. Silva, 25, of 5 Church St., Apt. 1W, with domestic disorderly conduct, domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property, two counts of simple assault or battery, and resisting arrest.
A Bradbury Street man called the police to report a strange person walking around the area. Turned out to be no problem; the man was new to the area and was just having a walk; the caller didn’t recognize him.
A man on Water Street reported an argument.
Police dispatched an injured deer discovered on the side of Schoolhouse Road.