Warren police logs: Suspicious limo in Bagy Wrinkle


Monday, Nov. 4

An open burning complaint came in from Child Street at Asylum Road.

A Child Street man called and asked that police check in on his wife. She was fine.

A man eating dinner at a Metacom Avenue restaurant came out to find his car keyed. He called police.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

A Third Street resident reported being harassed over the Internet.

Police pulled over a car on Child Street after they got a report that the occupants may have been smoking marijuana. Police couldn’t smell or find anything illegal; the driver told them that he had been sharing a cigarette with the passenger.

Someone complained that a man and woman were sitting together inside a car parked on Sixth Street.

A caller asked that police disperse an unwanted man from a Child Street home.

A Davis Street man reported that he was “possibly” assaulted.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

A Child Street man called police after getting into a fight with his wife.

A woman reported being assaulted on Child Street.

A woman called police to report hearing her friend argue with a man over the telephone.

Police were called to Third Street by a man who complained that someone was dumping trash illegally. It turned out to be a misunderstanding.

A caller found a purse on Libby Lane and handed it in.

A Schoolhouse Road resident called the police after hearing someone yelling in the woods. Police checked it out but heard and found nothing.

A suspicious limo was reported in Bagy Wrinkle Cove. It turned out to be a driver waiting to bring a resident to the airport.

Police were called to State Street after a poo-poo over animal feces. The caller didn’t want to file a report, but asked that police speak to her neighbor about his animal.

Joanne Sarafian, 48, of 333 Child St., was charged with felony domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct, after a man called police at 11:34 a.m. to repot that she’d hit him in the face.

David Assalone, 41, of 945 Main St., was picked up on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

A road rage call came in from Market Street.

Someone complained that four men on Market Street were trying car doors.

Friday, Nov. 8

Police got a call about a suspicious car circling Columbus Way.

A loud music complaint came in from Croade Street.

Someone reported that a man was trying to get into cars on Almy Avenue.

Someone smashed a window on and stole items out of a car parked on Bradford Street.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Cary W. Florio, 22, of Bristol, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after a 12:18 a.m. Main Street traffic stop.

A woman was awakened at 1:18 a.m. by someone ringing the doorbell at her Fatima Drive home. It turned out to be her son and his friend, trying to get in for the night.

An intoxicated man on third Street called police just before 5 a.m. and asked for a rescue.

Someone found a wallet on Water Street. A little while later, another was found on Munro Avenue.

A bronze flag holder was reported missing from a gravestone in the cemetery on Vernon Street.

Police went out to a neighborhood dispute on Main Street.

Police got a call that a man was throwing up in the middle of Union Street.

A Cranberry Lane woman complained that her daughter had her phone and wouldn’t give it back.

Police got a call from a Water Street man who couldn’t find his car and thought it might have been stolen. An officer located the car on Narragansett Way, “where the owner left it.”

Sunday, Nov. 10

A loud music call came in from Harris Avenue at 2:06 a.m.

A Maple Street man reported items missing from his boat, but later located them safe and sound.

Fire crews went out to Davis Street to deal with a cooking mishap.

A Metacom Avenue woman told police that her ex-boyfriend’s mom came to her house to talk about money she owed.


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