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AAA Honors East Providence Police Department

By   /  January 30, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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PROVIDENCE —  AAA Southern New England Traffic Safety Awards took place recently at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in Providence. The East Providence Police Department was presented with a 2013 Award of Excellence in recognition of their outstanding achievements in traffic safety. These efforts have enabled their community to enjoy 13 consecutive years without a pedestrian fatality. […]

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East Providence Police seek identity of New Year’s Eve robbery suspect

By   /  January 13, 2014  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police are looking for assistance in identifying a suspect that broke into the Express Gas, 1345 Wampanoag Trail on December 31, 2013. The suspect broke the glass on the front door with a cement block, entered the store and exited with several cartons of cigarettes. Anyone with information as […]

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East Providence Police recognize distinguished career of retiring Sergeant T.J. Britto

By   /  August 19, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

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EAST PROVIDENCE — One of the more noteworthy careers of any current East Providence Police officer comes to an end this week as Sergeant T.J. Britto retires from the force after nearly 36 years on the beat. Sgt. Britto, 60, is stepping away due to mandatory age limitations. His last official shift came on Saturday, […]

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City’s attorney asks legal rep for East Providence Police Chief Tavares to cool the rhetoric

By   /  July 19, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  3 Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The latest twist to the ongoing saga surrounding the status of East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares came late Friday afternoon, July 19, when the city’s attorney requested his counterpart cool the recent airing of matters about the case in the media. Michael Ursillo, of the Providence law firm of Ursillo Teitz […]

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State Police official adds perspective to East Providence Police case, sends full report to Budget Commission

By   /  July 11, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Police recently concluded a five-week investigation into claims of misuse of power on the part of some city officials in regard to the status of East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares, eventually deeming there to be insufficient evidence to press any criminal charges. The State Police issued a […]

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East Providence Police arrest breaking-and-entering suspect

By   /  May 24, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department has arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile from Providence, and has charged him with two counts of Breaking and Entering; and two counts of Larceny Over $1,500, Detective Lieutenant Michael David wrote in a press release issued Friday, May 24. The first house break occurred on May 14, […]

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Car chase in East Providence leads to driver’s eventual arrest on possession charges

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department reported the arrest of Jamique Whitely, 22, of Cathedral Square Providence, after he led an officer on a brief but wild car chase Friday evening, May 3. Mr. Whitely was charged with Reckless Driving/Eluding a Police Officer; Possession of Schedule I thru V Controlled Substance and Driving […]

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Reseated East Providence Budget Commission approves four hiring measures, tables another

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Budget Commission, reseated as of April 18 specifically for personnel matters, approved four hiring measures on the city side and tabled another request from the School Department at its first meeting back in session Thursday, May 2, in Room 306 at City Hall. The Commission approved the application list […]

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East Providence Police, Fire gain Commission consent for vehicle purchases

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Just in time, especially for the fire rescue fleet, the East Providence Budget Commission approved the purchase of replacement vehicles by the city’s public safety departments during its meeting Thursday afternoon, Feb. 14, at City Hall. The Commission gave its blessing for the East Providence Fire Department to purchase the first of […]

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East Providence Police report normalcy is returning to city streets

By   /  February 9, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Twenty-four hours after one of the biggest single winter storms in recent history struck, the East Providence Police Department notes normalcy is returning to the streets and neighborhoods of the city. Major Christopher Parella confirmed power has been restored to much of East Providence, which saw as many as 17,000 of its […]

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