Warren police logs: Squirrel in the fireplace


Monday, July 22

Someone drove across the front lawn of a Chestnut Street home and while he or she was at it, stole a lawnmower.

A woman told police that someone stole a pocketbook from her car, parked on Main Street.

Police stopped two women, reported to be "on foot with a bag of cans."

A Bay Street resident turned firearms over to the police for safe keeping.

A Jacobs Point couple went to the station with their daughter to report cyber-bullying and harassment.

Police picked up Phaedra E. Stravato, 28, of Bristol, on a warrant.

Tuesday, July 23

Police stopped two men riding bikes on Main Street just before 3 a.m. Turns out they were on their away home to Bristol.

A shed at the Warren Town Beach was vandalized.

A Bridge Street woman told police about a road rage incident.

Emergency crews tended to a bicyclist who went down at Child and Elm streets.

Police were called to a landlord/tenant dispute on Pennsylvania Avenue.

A caller complained about two women going through trash and recyling on Main Street.

A man was reported pan handling on Main Street.

A Terrace Avenue woman reported a squirrel in the fireplace. Luckily for the animal, it's not winter.

A fire fighter reported the theft of a station from the Station 1 on Railroad Avenue.

A woman told police that a resident was harassing her while she rowed on the Warren River the previous night.

Someone stole items from a car parked on Overhill Road.

A loose cow drew a police response to Metacom Avenue and Adams Lane.

A Main Street resident reported being harassed by a neighbor.

A bike was stolen form Main Street.

Wednesday, July 24

A suspicious person spotted on Butterworth Drive at 12:43 a.m. was just out for a walk with the dog.

Wire was reported stolen from a Franklin Street business.

Sean V. Fisher, 18, of 16 Thompson St., Apt. 2, was charged with domestic simple assault/battery and domestic disorderly conduct, after police were called to Thompson Street by his sister, who reported that Mr. Fisher kicked his girlfriend and refused to let her leave.

Checks were reported stolen from a car parked on Croade Street.

Leo G. Grimes, 37, of 32 Third St., Apt. 310, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense (BAC .15 or greater) after he was involved in a minor accident on Metacom Avenue at 2:21 p.m.

A Child Street woman told police that her ex-boyfriend was sending her harassing text messages.

Someone complained that two men were carrying a gas container down Buffalo Avenue at 9:24 p.m.

Thursday, July 25

An Emery Road woman told police that there was a man going through her car. There was no report on whether the police found him.

A man reported being assaulted on Davis Street.

A woman called police to report that two pit bulls approached her while she was walking with her grandchildren on the East Bay Bike Path, near Park Street. Police tracked down the dogs' owner and knocked on the door, but there was no one there.

Charles R. McCarten, 50, of 145 Cutler St., Apt. 12, was picked up on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

Items were taken from a car parked on Bradbury Street.

James H. Allen, 49, of 15 Church St., was picked up on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

Friday, July 26

Someone complained about folks talking loudly on Main Street at 3:52 a.m.

Police got a complaint that a man in blue was chasing people around on the East Bay Bike Path.

A fraudulent check call came in from Seymour Street.

Saturday, July 27

Police were called to a fight in an Arlington Avenue parking lot. Call came in at the stroke of midnight.

A Laurel Lane woman reported being harassed by a neighbor.

A Laurel Lane woman told police that someone broke into her car overnight.

Two loose dogs were called in on Seymour Street.

An Asylum Road caller told police that the screen to the household fireplace was moved aside during the night; there are 150 days left until Christmas.

A disobedient child call came in from Pennsylvania Avenue.

A Water Street man called the animal control officer with concerns that there might be an animal inside his home. She checked it out and suggested that it might be a water fowl. Call back tomorrow if it hasn't left, she told him.

Police got a call that a man on Brady Street was taking photos of homes in the area. Police talked to him and apparently cleared it up: He told them he was attending a barbecue.

Andre Dion McDaniel, 33, of 22 Laurel Lane, was picked up on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

A Market Street resident reported the theft of a tablet. No clarification given.

Money was reported stolen from two cars on Harris Avenue.

Arlin W. Nebiker, 28, of East Providence, was picked up on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

A Miller Street resident called police after his dog injured an opossum in the back yard. Police responded and put it down.

A Main Street man complained that neighbors were turning his power off and knocking on his door.

Police charged Joseph Carvalho, 41, of 136 Main St., third floor, with domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property, domestic disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, after police were called to Main Street just before 12:30 a.m.

A plumber reported the theft of copper pipe from a Main Street home.

A Vernon Street woman told police that her daughter was receiving harassing text messages.

Fire crews were called out to Mt. Hope Bay for a report of a person in the water.

Police got a complaint that a woman on State Street was walking a pit bull without a leash.

An unruly juvenile was reported on Ridgeway Drive.


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