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Portsmouth neighbors’ spat leads to assault charge

Portsmouth neighbors’ spat leads to assault charge

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Tuesday, July 7 Kyle D. Beauchamp, 25, of 105 Town Farm Road, Coventry, was charged at 12:46 a.m. with driving while intoxicated (first offense) and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police stopped the car he was driving

Police Officer Scott Sullivan — aka “Officer Sully” — with a sampling of toys delivered to the police station last December. “We’d like to spread it over six months instead of six weeks,” he said of the gift drive.

It’s ‘Christmas in July’ in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Most people wait until the holidays before thinking of donating to needy families, but local police are trying to change that way of thinking. Officer Scott Sullivan, who spearheads the Police Department’s annual Holiday Drive, has opened the door to donations of toys, cash and other gifts a little earlier so things don’t get

Police congregate Monday afternoon on the southbound lanes of the Sakonnet River Bridge, shortly after a man there placed a noose around his neck.

Man on Sakonnet Bridge subdued after tying noose around neck

Police congregate Monday afternoon on the southbound lanes of the Sakonnet River Bridge, shortly after a man there placed a noose around his neck. Photo by Jim McGaw. PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — A 57-year-old Tiverton man who apparently threatened suicide on the Sakonnet River Bridge was safely subdued Monday afternoon and transported to a hospital for evaluation. According

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No tax increase in Portsmouth’s ’16 budget

PORTSMOUTH — In a 5-1 vote, the Town Council Monday night approved a $58.2 million budget for fiscal year 2016 that calls for no tax increase. While the budget accounts for a hike in the tax levy of about 1 percent, Council President Keith Hamilton said the current tax rate of $15.80 per $1,000 of assessed

Portsmouth Police Lt. Steven Hoetzel (middle) and Sgt. Stephen Burns (right) are congratulated by Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien at Monday’s Town Council meeting.

Portsmouth police officers commended for saving man’s life

Above: Portsmouth Police Lt. Steven Hoetzel (middle) and Sgt. Stephen Burns (right) are congratulated by Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien at Monday’s Town Council meeting. PORTSMOUTH — Two Portsmouth police officers were commended by the Town Council Monday night for saving the life of a man who collapsed in a field at the Glen two months ago.

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Portsmouth woman charged with assault at business

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police reports from over the past week. Wednesday, June 3 Gary N. Harding, 67, of 652 Cottage St., Apt. 2, New Bedford, was arrested shortly after midnight on a full Superior Court bench warrant. Police stopped the vehicle Mr. Harding was driving on West Main Road near

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Portsmouth man faces child porn charge

PORTSMOUTH — A 59-year-old Portsmouth was arrested today and charged with possession of child pornography. James Murray, of 3382 East Main Road, Apartment 1L, was arrested by members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, police said. During its investigation, the task force identified the internet connection at Mr. Murray’s apartment

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