Warren police logs: Cars broken into around town


Monday, Feb. 10

Several barking dog complaints came in from Fern Drive.

Someone complained about a man yelling on Libby Lane.

Money was reported stolen from a home on Broad Street.

Robert J. Brown, 23, of 10 Munro Ave., was charged with domestic disorderly conduct and two counts of domestic simple assault/battery, after police were called to his home for a man who was “out of control.”

A Main Street woman complained about dogs barking. Police arrived and the dogs had quieted down; still, an officer asked the owner to bring them in for the night.

A Laurel Lane man told police that his neighbor’s dog attacked him.

A Union Street resident complained about a car parked in front of her house for several days.

Luis Silva, 26, of Fall River, was picked up on a Bristol warrant for larceny under $1,500.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Police were called to a fight at Main and Wood streets. See separate story for more information.

A Water Street man complained that both his car and keys were missing.

A car struck a swan on Child Street.

A caller complained that a woman was letting her dogs run through the cemetery on Massasoit Avenue. The woman was visiting a gravesite and had let her dogs out; she put them back in the car when police arrived.

A camera was stolen from a car parked on Bridge Street.

Christopher M. Ray, 21, of 43 Franklin St., was charged with domestic assault by strangulation, domestic disorderly conduct and domestic simple assault/battery, after a disturbance.

A caller complained that a child at the corner of Main and Child streets was not dressed appropriately.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Items were reported stolen from a Davis Street home.

Gets kids so grease-free, they squeak: Emergency crews were called to Metacom Avenue for a child that had reportedly ingested dish washing liquid. The child was fine.

Police got a call about a “male walking with a baby with his feet uncovered.”

Police got a call about a heavily intoxicated pedestrian at Main and Beach streets.

A Child Street caller complained about neighbors yelling at each other in an apartment building.

Thursday, Feb. 13

A Child Street woman complained that while she was trying to shovel snow, there were “speeding vehicles passing her … splashing snow on her.”

Medication was reported stolen from an Asselin Street home.

Police were called to Arlington Avenue for an employee/employer wage dispute.

Friday, Feb. 14

A caller reported receiving harassing telephone calls.

A man soliciting door to door on Park Street drew a police call.

Chainsaws were reported stolen from a business on Metacom Avenue.

Someone turned in a ferret at the animal shelter.

A fireworks complaint came in from Laurel Lane.

Saturday, Feb. 15

A loud music complaint came in from Water Street.

Police got a complaint that someone on Wood Street left a large TV on the side of the road for several days. Police contacted the owner and told them the correct steps to get it removed.

A caller complained that a person on Water Street locked a dog in a car for several hours. The animal control officer contacted the car’s owner, who brought the dog in.

Police went to Touisset Road for a child custody issue.

Two people were reported arguing on Market Street.

A State Street resident called police after locking himself out of his home.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Shane Cartwright, 29, of 25 Fatima Drive, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, after police were called to his home for a disturbance.

A Truman Avenue woman reported her wallet missing.

A man spotted shoveling snow into Child Street was advised to stop.


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