Warren police logs: Unlicensed lemonade purveyor


Monday, April 29

A suspicious man spotted on Truman Avenue just before 10 a.m. told police he was only waiting for a friend to arrive.

A Kinnicutt Avenue woman reported receiving harassing phone calls from her ex-husband's new wife.

Police were called to Arlington Avenue for an unruly 12-year-old boy.

A bank robbery was reported at Bank of Newport on Market Street. The man did not show a weapon, and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Someone complained that a group of people at Child and Adams streets were using vulgar language. About two hours later, two more people, a man and woman on Cutler Street, were also reported for using vulgar language.

Tuesday, April 30

A suspicious man walking on Market Street just before 3:30 a.m. was just walking home, he told police.

Someone reported a suspicious man on a bike at Brownell and Cedar streets. Police caught up with the man, who said he'd biked to the area to go clamming.

A runaway juvenile returned home to Main Street.

A student hiding in a closet at the Hugh Cole School refused to come out, so school employees called the police.

Reports of loud music and obscene language came in from Vernon Street at about 2:30 p.m.

A complaint of "excessive noise from children" came in from Benefit Street at 3:15 p.m.

A disobedient child call came in from — where else? — Child Street.

A resident reported that CDs and LPs were stolen from her Arlington Avenue home.

Ice cream vendors got into a dispute on Child Street.

A loud music complaint came in from Main Street.

Wednesday, May 1

Bristol police reported a possible drunk driver headed north on Metacom Avenue. Police pulled over the car one minute later and arrested Traci Magliozzi, 32, of Somerset. She was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

Someone found a syringe in the middle of Bridge Street.

A man reported having a Facebook argument with another man.

Crews responded to a mulch fire on Market Street.

Police were called to Federal Street for a family dispute.

Someone threw a rock through a car parked on Child Street.

Police got a report that a Brown Street woman was being harassed by her boyfriend's daughter.

A Child Street resident complained that the neighbors were being too noisy.

Thursday, May 2

Someone complained that a juvenile was sitting by the water for about an hour.

Telephone harassment was reported on Bridge Street.

Items were reported stolen from a Main Street business.

A mother called police after she was unable to find her son after he left Mt. Hope High School. Police noted that the boy was located about 40 minutes later.

Police were asked to be on the lookout for a car being driven by a man who was going from door to door, claiming to be from the Department of Health.

Police got a call that people were chasing cattle in the middle of the Wightman farm field. There was no further explanation.

Police got several calls about erratic drivers on Child Street and Metacom Avenue.

Someone called police after seeing a man repeatedly banging his head against a telephone pole on Metacom Avenue.

Friday, May 3

Michael P. Lake, 34, of 15 Elm St., second floor, was arrested on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

A loud music complaint came in from Child Street.

Police got a call about a drunk man at the corner of Market and Redmond streets.

Police got a call about a possible brush fire on Brown Street.

Del's slogan is "Stop at the Sign of the Lemon," but police told the driver of a Del's Lemonade truck to leave Asylum Road at 2 p.m. Del's does not have a town permit to sell at the location.

Two women were reported arguing on Railroad Avenue.

Police got a call that a baby was unrestrained in a car traveling west on Market Street.

Antonio Vieira, 23, of Bristol, was charged with domestic simple assault/battery and domestic disordelry conduct, after police were called to Cutler Street for a dispute between a man and woman.

A caller reported being tailgated by a Nissan Altima on Metacom Avenue.

A Metacom Avenue man told police that someone rummaged through his apartment.

A possible drunk was reported on Metacom Avenue just after 10 p.m. Witnesses said the man left on a bike.

A Park Street home was broken into, the occupant told police. However, it looked like nothing had been taken.

Police got a call about people talking loudly on Munro Avenue.

Saturday, May 4

Police got a noise complaint on Fatima Drive at 3:43 a.m. They arrived and found a group around a small bonfire. They told them to cut the fire and call it a night.

Someone called police that a person in a car parked on Vernon Street was laying on the horn. It turned out the driver was trying to get the attention of a person inside a house.

An erratic motorcyclist was reported on Metacom Avenue.

Sunday, May 5

A caller told police about a man on Hope Street yelling and screaming about guns.

Rescue crews transported someone who'd had too much in for detox.

A driver on Water Street complained that kids were spraying passing cars with water guns.

Dogs were reported fighting on Detroit Avenue.

Monday, May 6

Brandon T. Dwyer, 19, of 4 Munro Ave., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Kickemuit Road at 12:47 a.m.






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