Warren police: Officers log last marijuana arrest before law change


Monday, March 25

Police were asked to check on the well-being of a dog on Luther Street.

A Davis Street woman told police that a neighbor harassed her.

A loose dog call came in from Brownell Street.

Someone called police to report that the driver of a car on Water Street threw trash from the window as he was driving. Police pulled the car over on Davis Street; there was no word if a ticket was written.

Police got a call about a possible drunk driver on Market Street.

Police got a report that explicit material was sent to a juvenile via a dating website.

Police got a call about an argument on Arlington Avenue.

Tuesday, March 26

A Market Street woman called police to report someone trying to break into her apartment. Police found nothing out of sorts.

A Market Street resident complained about loud music at 2:14 a.m.

Police talked to a driver from a private trash hauler who started picking up trash along Water Street at 4:57 a.m. The driver was advised not to do his job until after 7 p.m.

Someone turned in a hypodermic needle found on Serpentine Road.

A small child playing in the middle of Adams Lane drew a police response.

A possible drunk driver call came in from Main Street, but police couldn't locate the car.

Robert E. Rioux, 42, of 3 Fifth St., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, subsequent offense within five years, reckless driving/drag racing/eluding a police officer, second offense, driving after the denial, suspension or revocation of his license, resisting arrest and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police spotted him on Main Street and later pulled him over on Cole Street.

A loud music call came in from Sisson Street at 11:02 p.m.

Wednesday, March 27

A fight broke out at a Metacom Avenue establishment, and police broke it up.

A Market Street woman complained that someone entered her apartment and turned up the heat. Police found nothing amiss.

A loose dog turned up on Everett Street.

Police got a call that someone was throwing things (unidentified things) at pedestrians on Main Street.

A man arguing with someone on his phone at Main and Liberty streets drew a police response after someone complained about a verbal disturbance.

Thursday, March 28

A trailer reported stolen from Roseland Avenue turned up in Bristol and was reunited with its owner.

Stephen Razza, 27, of 17 Denver Ave., was picked up on a warrant out of Milford, Ma. There was no further information on the nature of the charge against him.

A loose animal was spotted on Frank Court.

Police dispersed kids on bikes who were hanging out on Main Street.

Kaley S. Norris, 22, of 8 Baker St., was pulled over on Market Street at 5:05 p.m. and charged with possession of marijuana and driving while in possession of controlled substances, making her the last person in Warren charged with the crime of marijuana possession. Possession of less than an ounce of the drug was decriminalized by the state Monday.

A woman reported an argument on Connolly Avenue.

Two men were reported fighting on Kelly Street at 9:18 p.m.

Friday, March 29

Police got a call that a man might be stealing light bulbs from a Main Street apartment.

Saturday, March 30

A bike reported stolen from the hallway of a Main Street apartment was found a short while later at the corner of Main and Broad streets. Police returned it to the owner.

Police looked without success for a man on a bike who was reported tampering with parked cars on Locust Terrace just after 3 a.m.

Terald L. Babers, 57, of 14 Joyce St., Apt. 204, was arrested on a bench warrant issued from Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

Two metal tables were reported stolen from a Metacom Avenue business.

A caller spotted a "suspicious" man wearing a gas mask on Main Street, and the wind wasn't even blowing off the river that day.

Police were called out to a tenant dispute on Child Street.

Sunday, March 31

Christine Johns, 22, of Bristol, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offene, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled her over at Main Street and Locust Terrace at 1 a.m.

A caller from Arlington Avenue complained that an upstairs neighbor was being too loud. Police showed up and asked that the man turn down his TV.

A caller reported someone overturning gravestones on Vernon Avenue. Police said the complained appeared unfounded.

A Central Street woman complained of injury after he ex-boyfriend threw a TV remote at her and struck her hand.

A barking dog complaint came in from Market Street at 3:49 p.m.

Michael Stephen Vento, 53, of 10 Central St., Apt. 1A, was charged with domestic simple assault/battery and domestic disorderly conduct, after police were called to his home at 4:26 p.m.

A car was taken without permission from Metacom Avenue and a short time late, Andraudy L. Campbell, 28, of 318 Metacom Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested in Newport and charged with driving without the consent of the owner.

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