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EPPD Vice helps take down suspected drug kingpin

EPPD Vice helps take down suspected drug kingpin

PROVIDENCE — Several members of law enforcement, including the East Providence Police Vice Unit, took down a suspected area drug kingpin earlier this week. Neftali Reyes, 32, of Providence, was arrested after police executed a warrant at his Park Row condominium. He was arraigned in Kent County District Court Tuesday, Aug. 26, on conspiracy to

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Mentally ill man causes stir in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police had to forcibly extricate a mentally disturbed man from a home earlier Thursday morning, Aug. 28, an incident that necessitated the closure of Veterans Parkway for some two hours. According to the report of EPPD Captain Bruce Kidman, a 66-year-old resident of 99 Delway Road, awoke Thursday at approximately

Photo by Rich Dionne: New EPPD Deputy Chief/Major William Nebus (left) and Chief Christopher Parella talk during a recent command staff meeting.

East Providence promotes Nebus as police No. 2

EAST PROVIDENCE — The management structure of the East Providence Police Department is now set following appointments made Thursday, Aug. 28, by Acting City Manager Paul Lemont. Mr. Lemont, who earlier this month named Christopher Parella as permanent chief, promoted William Nebus to deputy chief/major, the No. 2 position in the department, Michael David to

Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.: Michael Ryder rests in the arms of his mother, Lynne, with father Jonathan right behind after Friday's event.

East Providence Police assist young cancer patient

EAST PROVIDENCE — Seen by some as heroes of the community for their daily service, members of local law enforcement offered their assistance to a city child in the throes of his own personal heroic struggle. Bounding around with energy befitting a boy of his age, one would be hard pressed to figure anything is

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EP man, ACI guard arrested during domestic dispute

EAST PROVIDENCE — An East Providence Police Department representative refused to expand further on a previous media report about the arrest of a city resident and Adult Correctional Institute guard following an alleged domestic disturbance incident over the holiday weekend. ABC6.com first reported the story about Kenneth Barros, 49, being arrested at home Sunday night,

East Providence Policemen from left, Richard Cordeiro, Sgt. Floyd Gardner and Kevin Grant enter Riverside Middle School with plastic weapons during an                          "Active Threat" drill on Friday.

East Providence Police perform ‘Active Threat’ exercise at Riverside Middle School

EAST PROVIDENCE — It’s an unfortunate reality for students, administrators and law enforcement, but it has become a necessary evil in the wake of the innumerable acts of violence that have occurred in schools across the country in recent years. Friday, May 22, pupils and staff at Riverside Middle School participated in what was called


East Providence Police conduct candle light vigil for 10th annual memorial service

EAST PROVIDENCE — As part of National Police Week, the East Providence Police Department added a special spirit to the noteworthy 10th anniversary of its annual memorial service, conducting a night-time candle light vigil Tuesday evening, May 13, at its headquarters on Waterman Avenue. National Police Week traces its roots to 1962, when President John