DUIs keep Warren police busy
Monday, April 8
The staff at the Hugh Cole School asked for police help in dealing with a student who was out of control.
Police were asked to assist with an eviction on Connolly Avenue.
A narcotics call came in from Wood Street, but turned up negative.
A caller complained that an off-road vehicle was being driven on Asylum and Hugh Cole roads.
Someone was reported yelling at passing cars on Main Street just after 10 p.m.
Police got a call that a person was sleeping under a Child Street porch.
Tuesday, April 9
Christopher Ryan Dashnaw, 25, of 15 Cutler St., Apt. 5, was arrested on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant.
A "suspicious" person walking on Metacom Avenue at 1:38 a.m. was just heading home, he told police.
Items were taken from the back of a truck parked on Market Street.
Police dispersed a man who was not wanted at a Market Street property.
Police got a call about cats that might have been abandoned on Metacom Avenue.
Police were called out to a landlord/tenant dispute on Warren Avenue.
Someone was loitering on the front steps of a Main Street building.
A Long Lane man complained of harassing telephone calls.
Police received a call at 3:19 p.m. after an older male in a red shirt urinated against a tree on Water Street. Police showed up and called rescue to take him to detox.
An erratic driver was spotted on Market Street.
A Market Street man reported harassment.
A Wood Street woman received harassing phone calls.
Someone called in about a snapping turtle in the middle of Kinnicutt Avenue.
Officials from Hillsborough County in Tampa, Fla. called Warren police after authorities there found a wallet belonging to a Beechwood Court man in a Tampa trailer park known for gang activity. Florida police wanted to know if the man was a victim of a crime, but when Warren authorities went to the 72-year-old man's home, he told them he'd lost the wallet while visiting in Georgia.
Police reported that a mother and her unruly daughter came to an agreement after police were called to their Union Street home for a disturbance.
Someone called police from Market Street after hearing a man singing loudly and using offensive language.
A Davis Street resident reported receiving harassing phone calls.
Wednesday, April 10
Police picked up Kevin Gregory Caton, 22, of 361 Child St., Apt. 1C, on a bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court in Providence.
Two loose dogs were spotted running around Child Street.
Police got a call about a coyote pup on Schoolhouse Road.
A bicycle was reported stolen on Market Street.
A noise complaint came in from Liberty Street around 5 p.m.
The animal control officer tended to an injured seagull on Market Street.
Someone lifted a manhole cover on Metacom Avenue. Police notified the DOT.
Someone found a debit card in a Main Street ATM and turned it in to police.
Police were called to a Main Street home around 11:30 p.m. for a man and woman who were arguing. They told them to keep it down.
Thursday, April 11
A Mulberry Street resident flagged down an officer to report that his car's windshield was cracked.
A loud music call came in from Metacom Avenue around 1:30 a.m.
The animal control officer was called back to Schoolhouse Road for a coyote pup, but was unable to locate the animal.
A pregnant cat was struck by a car on Serpentine Road.
Tenants got into it at a Davis Street apartment, and the police were called.
Edward A. Botelho, 21, of 72 Kickemuit Road, second floor, was arrested on a bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court in Providence.
Police dispersed two kids fishing on Child Street. Trout season wasn't due to open for another three days.
Police were called to Connolly Avenue for a woman who spotted explicit images on a computer.
Friday, April 12
Police got a call that a drunk individual was about to leave the parking lot of a Metacom Avenue establishment. Police arrived, took the man out and transported him home.
An Arlington Avenue woman reported an unwanted woman outside her home. Police told her to leave.
Two loose dogs were spotted running around Child Street.
An Ellis Avenue resident reported ID theft.
Dorianne L. Girard, 33, of 117 Arlington Ave., first floor, was charged with violating a no contact order.
A loud music call came in from Main Street at 9:30 p.m.
A Luther Street resident reported a possible intruder.
A Metacom Avenue resident reported fraudulent bank charges.
Police got a call about an argument on Arlington Avenue.
Ronald G. Cook, 43, of 162 Market St. wound up at the ACI after police were called to Wood Street for a noise complaint. Police who arrived noted that Mr. Cook and a friend had gotten into an argument over a woman; as they were taking information from the two, they discovered an active warrant for Mr. Cook issued by Sixth Division District Court, as well as an 8-inch knife in his pants pocket. They arrested him and took him to the station for processing, but police said he was uncooperative and was placed in a cell to cool down. There, he apparently urinated on the floor and became belligerent. Police ended up charging him on the warrant and knife, and also for vandalism/malicious injury to property, obstruction of an officer, disorderly conduct and simple assault or battery.
Mary E. Pimentel, 51, of 14 Linwood Court, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled her over on Main Street at 9:10 p.m.
Police were called to Water Street at 9:22 p.m. for a group of kids arguing.
Sunday, April 14
Stephen L. Chandler II, 30, of 6 Locust Terrac,e was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, refusal to submit to a chemical test, and possession of a knife, after police pulled him over on Main Street at 2:26 a.m.
Paul G. Branco, 40, of Bristol, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol,first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over at 3:12 a.m.
Police got a noise compliant from a third floor apartment on Main Street at 4:26 a.m.
Police were called to a Broad Street neighbor dispute at 2:12 p.m.
Earlier in the week, someone was reported sleeping under a porch. At 7:36 p.m., police got another odd sleeping call, this time about a person sleeping on the roof of a Market Street building. There was no further information on the call.
A Child Street woman called police after her young daughter refused to come home from Bristol.
Monday, April 15
Emanuel B. Araujo, 35, of 21 Martin St., was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Main Street at 1:10 a.m.