Warren police logs: Bulls, chickens and a swamp thing


Monday, August 11

A woman on Chace Avenue complained that people were driving vehicles in a plowed field behind her home, and were playing music too loudly. Police reported that they turned out to be members of the Warren Fire Department’s Station 6.

Someone called police to report that a man in Belcher’s Cove was fishing for crabs illegally. Police notified the DEM.

A Metacom Avenue woman complained that her neighbors were fighting.

Yellow and black labs got loose on Kathleen Drive. Police said they were reunited (and it felt so good).

A landlord complained that a former tenant on Barton Avenue damaged the property.

Several chickens made a break for it, getting out of their pen and heading for Child Street. Police spoke to the owner and advised him to rectify the problem.

A Denver Avenue resident complained that crews from Madeira Landscaping were blowing wood chips from a tree they cut down into the watershed area on Denver. Police spoke to the crew, and they agreed to come up with an alternate disposal method.

Two bulls got loose and ended up on an adjoining property on Adams Lane. The homeowner wasn’t home, but police left a message on his answering machine.

A Highview Avenue man whistled at a Highview Avenue woman with whom he does not live. Highview Avenue woman called police as there was some sort of ongoing issue on the street.

A Davis Street woman told police that a neighbor stole money from her boyfriend.

A woman from Federal Street told police she was being harassed.

A caller on Beach Street looked out his window around 10 p.m. and saw a man, walking a dog, shining a flashlight onto his property. He called police.

Tuesday, August 12

Someone complained that two people were going through recycle bins on Water Street.

Brendan M. Barry, 47, of 333 Child St., second floor, was arrested on a Superior Court warrant.

Batteries were reported stolen from a boat on Laurel Lane.

An argument on Frank Court drew a police presence.

A statue was reported stolen from the back yard of a Broad Street home.

A Kelly Street man told police that a man approached and threatened him.

Thursday, August 14

A Patterson Avenue resident complained that a person was driving through the neighborhood very slowly.

A newspaper was reported stolen by a Main Street resident.

A car on Barton Avenue was vandalized.

A man came in to police headquarters and reported that a woman was stalking him.

Soon after, a mother came in and reported her son being harassed.

Friday, August 15

An anonymous caller reported a barking dog on Main Street.

A loud music complaint came in from Market Street.

Police dispersed a man fishing along Main Street.

A Seymour Street woman told police that there was a man banging on all her outside doors. The call came in at 10:35 p.m., but there was nobody there when police arrived.

Saturday, August 16

An office on Arlington Avenue was broken into.

Police got a call at 9:48 p.m. about a “male stuck in swamp” near Schoolhouse Road. The man called police to tell them he was stuck in the mud, and could not move. When they got there, the man told police that he had been out for a walk in the woods and was drinking alcohol. He became disoriented in the woods, wandered into a swampy area and found himself stuck hard. Police said he was "extremely intoxicated, shivering and covered with mud."

Sunday, August 17

An Ellis Avenue woman fighting with her husband asked that the police come out.

Samantha Stanzione, 23, of 7 Arlington Ave., Apt. 2, was arrested on a bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

An outboard motor was stolen from a boat on Leonard Street.

A Main Street man complained that his son was drunk and refused to leave. Police arrived and dispersed him, but he returned about an hour and a half later. Police advised him not to return.

A loud music call came in From Main Street.


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