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Man arrested in Portsmouth after spitting at driver

Man arrested in Portsmouth after spitting at driver

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Sept. 24  Emily M. Billett, 22, of 322 Riverside St., was arrested at 1:50 a.m. on a bench warrant that had been issued by Second District Court. Police learned of the warrant while investigating a domestic disturbance at

Aerial photo shows location of Potter's Cove. Image from newenglandboating.com.

Body of woman recovered off Prudence Island

PORTSMOUTH — The body of a 73-year-old Tiverton woman was recovered off the east side of Prudence Island Sunday morning after she had been reported missing from a boat moored at Potter’s Cove. The deceased woman was identified Monday morning as Barbara E. Mills of Tiverton, according to Gail Mastrati, spokeswoman for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management

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Portsmouth man indicted on child molestation charge

PORTSMOUTH — A local man has been indicted n charges that he molested a child 14 years of age or younger earlier this year. The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment Sept. 12 charging John E. Tingstad, 26, of 20 Attleboro Ave., Portsmouth, with two counts of first-degree child molestation. According to Portsmouth police,

Mug shot of Brian Smith, 52, of Saunderstown.

Police: Man molested child at Portsmouth polo match

PORTSMOUTH — A 52-year-old Saunderstown man was arrested Monday after an investigation revealed he had inappropriately touched two 10-year-old children at a polo match at Glen Farm in July, police said. Brian Smith, of 210 Pheasant Run, Saunderstown, was charged with one count of second-degree child molestation and one count of simple assault, according to a

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Police: Couple fights after girlfriend finds other woman in bed

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Aug. 20 Sabrina M. Maher, 23, of no permanent address, was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Her car was stopped on Route 24 northbound near Freeborn Street around 12:15 a.m.

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