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Officer Scott Sullivan with some of the gifts to be donated that were stockpiled at the police station Tuesday. Many gifts have already been delivered to local families, and more donations come in every day. “This isn’t even close to all of it,” he says. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth police spread holiday cheer to needy families

Portsmouth police spread holiday cheer to needy families

PORTSMOUTH — “People don’t think there’s a need in Portsmouth, but look around you,” says Police Officer Scott Sullivan, pointing to the wide variety of items filling the police station’s break room Tuesday afternoon. Lava lamps, pajamas, rubber dinosaurs, piles of gift cards, a Casio keyboard, sweatshirts, snow boots, sporting equipment and many more items are

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Portsmouth police: Dunkin’ Donuts worker stole purse

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Dec. 10 Korby M. LeBlanc, 31, of 1156 Anthony Road, was charged with possession of Schedule I, II, III, IV, IV after the car she was driving was stopped in the area of Anthony Road and Lakeville Avenue at


East Bay’s Most Wanted

Police in towns throughout the East Bay are searching for suspects in several unsolved crimes and have listed their crimes on rimostwanted.org. Take a look at the gallery and descriptions below, and contact the listed police department if you have any information: Jewelery theft from Barrington Books The Barrington Police Department is searching for a

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In Portsmouth: Drag racing, heroin and ‘freaky’ dolls

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Tuesday, Nov. 25 Karen A. Arnold, 53, of 23 Greenfield Ave., Portsmouth, was charged with domestic assault and resisting arrest at 8:50 p.m. following an incident at her home.   Read about members of a Portsmouth family who were saved by

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Drivers injured after collision at Portsmouth transfer station

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Monday, Nov. 17 Nicole L. Woll, 34, of 9 Clement St., Tiverton, was charged with driving after her license had been suspended or revoked. Police made the arrest after responding to a two-car accident on Park Avenue near Valhalla Drive

Lily plays with her stuffed horse while visiting Officer Jeff Cornelisse at the police station recently. Officer Cornelisse had earlier given the toy to Lily as a gift. Photo by Jim McGaw.

A police call, then a connection in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — It all began with a misunderstanding. Officer Jeff Cornelisse, in his seventh year on the Portsmouth police force, was called to a Bramans Lane home. A bus driver had reported seeing an abused child on the ground outside. When he arrived, Officer Cornelisse, 28, found a young girl all curled up in a fetal

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Portsmouth police wins ruling on records complaint

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Police Department did not violate the state’s public records law when it denied an apartment complex’s request for reports and dispatch log entries regarding a prospective tenant, the Rhode Island attorney general’s office has ruled. The complaint to the attorney general was brought by Meghan Gill, property manager for West Broadway

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Police: Portsmouth girl caught on tape throwing egg

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Thursday, Nov. 13 Peter M. McAuliffe, 58, of 23 Chapel St., Apt. A, Newport, was charged with driving while intoxicated (first offense); driving after his license had been denied, suspended or revoked; and refusal to submit to a chemical