Warren police charge three with DUI


Monday, March 18

Transmission cores were reported stolen over the weekend from Metacom Avenue.

Two loose dogs were reported on Child Street.

Police got a call about a drunken man at about 9:19 p.m. on Main Street.

Tuesday, March 19

A Main Street woman reported a restraining order violation.

A Kathleen Drive man reported mail fraud.

Police dispersed two men after getting a call about an unwanted person at a Child Street address.

A postal carrier reported finding damage to multiple mailboxes on Long Lane.

A loose dog was reported on Child Street.

Another damaged mailbox call came in, this time from Metacom Avenue.

Joseph Araujo, 24, of Bristol, was charged with domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property, third offense, and domestic disorderly conduct, after police were called to a domestic disturbance on Metacom Avenue.

Wednesday, March 20

Police were called to Main Street for an overdose.

A Miller Street resident reported fraud.

Emmanuel A. Mendonca, 32, of 18 Norbert St., was charged with two counts of violating a restraining order, and possession of drugs, after police were called to his home.

Thursday, March 21

A caller reported loud music and patrons outside a Metacom Avenue establishment at 12:25 a.m.

A caller from Barron Road reported that a person wearing a black or grey sweatshirt attempted to gain entry to a home on Barron Street around 1:30 a.m. Police looked for the suspect in the area but could not locate him.

Emmanuel A. Mendonca, 32, of 18 Norbert St., was arrested for the second time in two days after police were called about a domestic incident at his home at 7:15 a.m. He was charged with domestic simple assault/battery, domestic disorderly conduct and domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone.

A cast iron stove was stolen from outside a Central Avenue home.

A man told police that his former employer still had his tools but would not return them.

A Child Street resident reported harassment.

Police got a call about a possible break-in on Cutler Street.

A parent on Cranberry Lane reported a runaway child.

Friday, March 22

Andrew Michael Thompson, 25, of Mashpee, Ma., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Miller Street at 1:38 a.m.

Police were called to Asselin Street for a possible garage break-in. It turned out to be a false alarm.

A Church Street resident reported hearing a loud explosion just after 4 a.m.

Police received word that two men were arguing in the middle of Main Street at around 8:44 a.m.

Two men were spotted fighting outside a Market Street home.

A man was reported panhandling on Washington Street at 11:16 a.m.

A Jacobs Point resident reported the fraudulent use of a credit card.

Police got a call about two boys yelling at drivers on Main Street.

A girl who ran away from a Cranberry Lane home a day earlier ran away again, her mother told police.

A Warren man reported the theft of his debit card.

Police got a call about a man walking in the middle of the road on Vernon Street. The call came in just before 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 23

Anthony M. Lapomardo, 32, of Charlton, Ma., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Main Street at 12:52 a.m.

Robert M. Medeiros, 65, of Bristol, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Metacom Avenue at 2:51 a.m.

Jennifer Cygawnoski, 32, of 136 Main St., third floor, was arrested on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

Loud music was reported coming from a car on Barton Avenue.

Police got reports of a person throwing traffic cones into the road on Metacom Avenue.

Sunday, March 24

Police stopped a "suspicious" person pacing back and forth on Water Street around 2:06 a.m. It turns out the man had recently had surgery and was having trouble sleeping.

Police were called out to William Avenue after a landlord and a former tenant had words.

Joshua J. Rossi, 35, of Swansea, was arrested on a warrant out of Bristol and handed over to officers in that town.

Monday, March 25

A Water Street resident called police at 12:12 a.m. after discovering an intruder in his house. Police responded, found no one there but put out a BOLO for a car. Barrington police pulled over a car a few minutes later, but no arrests were made.





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