Warren police logs: Drunk fought the law and the law won


Monday, Nov. 11

A car parked on Brownell Street was broken into over the night.

Someone parked in car in front of a Thompson Court resident’s driveway. He called police.

A car was vandalized overnight on Asylum Road.

A Broad Street resident complained that a man was walking between houses.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

A loose cow call came in from Vernon Street at Greenlawn. The owner eventually corralled the walker.

A Kickemuit Middle School student was reportedly harassed via text messages.

An iPhone was reported stolen from a Main Street home.

Bah humbug! A driver called police after hitting Christmas lights that were hanging low from a tree. The lights, hung by the DPW, had come loose in the winds and bulbs ended up cracking the windshield.

Police got a call about two men arguing on Main Street. By the time they got there, the men and already boarded a passing bus headed to Providence.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Police charged a 21-year-old Riverside resident with trespassing, obstruction of an officer and disorderly conduct after police got a call at 1:13 a.m. about a suspicious person on Water Street. Police said he was with several other people at the town beach, and became argumentative when an officer approached and told him that the park had closed at 10:30 p.m. and he had to leave. All charges were later dismissed in District Court, and his record was expunged.

Police went to an Old Market Street home for a father/son argument.

Police were called to Main Street for an argument.

Coty Motta, 21, of Pawtucket, was charged with violating a protective order.

Thursday, Nov. 14

A Main Street woman reported being harassed by a neighbor.

Someone called police after seeing a man take a gas grill out of a truck parked on Child Street. Police learned the man had permission from the owner.

Friday, Nov. 15

A woman told police that a man pulling a wagon behind him on Jacobs Point Road asked to use her cell phone. He also asked others, she said.

A man and woman were spotted arguing at Fifth Street and Homestead Avenue.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Demetre Ellinwood, 20, of 5 Paul Court, was pulled over at Laurel Lane and Metacom Avenue and charge with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

A Wheaton Street neighborhood disturbance drew a police response.

A Brownell Street resident called police after coming home and finding a dead fox at the bottom of his exterior stairs.

Police got a call about a drunk pedestrian walking down Market Street just before 4 p.m.

A stolen cell phone report came in from Water Street.

A runaway reported AWOL from Main Street came home around 5:21 p.m.

An employee of a Metacom Avenue restaurant called police after seeing a large group of kids walking through the drive through. It turned out to be a school hockey team; police didn’t send them to the penalty box, but sent them on their way.

Sunday, Nov. 17

A barking dog complaint came in from Child Street just afar midnight. A few hours later, a stray cat complaint came in from the same street.

A child custody issue call came in from Metacom Avenue.

Kyle J. Goglia, 24, of 37 Franklin St., was arrested on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant.

A Main Street man called police after having trouble with his neighbors.

Monday, Nov. 18

A Market Street resident called police at 6:46 a.m. to complain about the sound of heavy machinery.


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