Warren police logs: Horses on the loose on Metacom


Monday, June 2

Police got a call from a citizen concerned about a man walking down Miller Street with a spear gun.

Police got a call about a baby bird that had fallen from its nest. There was no report followed, so no clue on the fate of the fallen bird.

A beagle went missing from Parker Avenue.

Police checked out a landlord/tenant dispute on Davis Street.

A caller asked for the police department’s help in mediating a dispute with his parents.

Police were called to Seymour Street for an “ongoing issue with estranged spouse.”

A man and women were yelling loud enough to earn a visit from police, on Market Street.

More “yelling and shouting” was reported a short time later, this time on Water Street. Next? “Parties fighting in lot” on Market, and then “verbal disturbance” on Warren Avenue.

Tuesday, June 3

A King Street man told police that his daughter may have been assaulted.

A Bridge Street woman called police to report trapping an opossum overnight.

A parent went to police headquarters to report that her son was being assaulted at the Kickemuit Middle School. As a result, police arrested a boy, 14, and charged him with simple assault or battery.

Molly M. Hebert, 23, of 35 State St., was arrested on a Superior Court warrant.

Two horses got loose and ended up on Metacom Avenue around 2 p.m. The police logs noted that everything was back to normal about 40 minutes later, and that the horses were “back in the coral.” Sea horses?

Police dispersed two juveniles from Norbert Street.

Police got a call from Martin Street about a truck with a loud, smokey engine. The owner reported that he was doing a tune-up, but would stop.

A Main Street man reported a past breaking and entering into his backyard shed. Police checked it out, noted the hole’s small size, and surmised that it was probably an animal doing the trespassing.

A caller with a business on Commercial Way told police that after an argument, his girlfriend threatened to damage the business. Police checked it out and found nothing amiss.

Police got a call about a man who appeared to be intoxicated yelling at traffic on Water Street.

Wednesday, June 4

Police were asked to check out a few people on the beach at Laurel Lane; they appeared to be underage and were drinking, the caller said. Police checked it out, found they were all of age and told them to pack it in for the night.

Police dispersed an unwanted person at a Child Street address.

Police got a call about a drunk woman on Federal Street.

A caller from Wood Street reported dogs barking for upwards of an hour.

Thursday, June 5

A man reported a rowboat missing from the Kickemuit River.

A Seymour Street woman reported a past incident with her ex-husband.

Friday, June 6

Police were called to Main Street for a dispute between two neighbors over trash removal.

A Main Street woman reported receiving harassing text messages.

Someone on Laurel Lane complained about kids driving motorized scooters in the road.

Police checked out “possible narcotics activity” on Water Street.

Police were called out to Crescent Street for an intoxicated pedestrian.

Saturday, June 7

A Water Street man complained that his neighbor “continues to bring his dog on his property and the dog is defecating on his lawn.” Police told the dog’s owner to keep off the property.

Someone complained about the volume of loud music on Main Street, around 10:47 p.m.

Sunday, June 8

A barking dog complaint came in from Davis Street just before 1:30 a.m.

Police got a complaint about people talking loudly on Wheaton Street just after 6:30 a.m.

Police got another call about kids riding motorized scooters on Laurel Lane. Police spoke to a parent of one of the boys.

Police got a call about a person burning refuse without a permit on Market Street.

Police got a call about underage drinking on Hanley Farm Road.


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