Little Compton police: resident reports failed phone scam


Tuesday, Nov. 6

At 3:19 p.m., a Burchard Avenue resident reported a break-in, and when officers responded they found no signs of a breaking and entering, although the resident  said several items were missing from the home.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

A Colebrook Road resident reported at 3 p.m. having received a phone call she believed was a scam.  She said the caller told her if she wired him $175.00, he would send her $400,000.  She didn’t send the money and said she just wanted the matter on record with police.

At 6:46 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Francis Lane for a report of a domestic argument. After speaking with the individuals involved, they determined it was only a verbal disagreement and took no further action.

Friday, Nov. 9

After being stopped on West Main Road at 9:27 p.m., Tyler Janeiro, 20, of Somerset,  was charged with possession of marijuana when officers discovered a bag of marijuana in his car.


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