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Police: 80-year-old Portsmouth woman hit man with bat

Police: 80-year-old Portsmouth woman hit man with bat

PORTSMOUTH — An 80-year-old Portsmouth woman was arrested Saturday after police said she struck a 77-year-old man several times with a baseball bat. Filomena Tougas, of 12 Kensington Ave., was charged with domestic felony assault, according to Major Brian Peters, deputy police chief. On Saturday at 7:44 a.m., Portsmouth Police responded to Ms. Tougas’ home for

Daniel Berger as he appeared after his arrest in July 2013.

Man sentenced in Portsmouth abduction case

PORTSMOUTH — Daniel Berger, 28, of Haskell, N.J., was sentenced Thursday to 87 months in federal prison for traveling interstate for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a 13-year-old Portsmouth girl in July 2013. At sentencing, U.S. District Court Judge Mary M. Lisi also ordered Mr. Berger to serve 15 years of supervised

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Portsmouth CVS camera caught alleged thief with credit card

Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Oct. 1 A Sigourney Road man told police his Zenbook Ultrabook computer had been stolen, possibly from his vehicle. Thursday, Oct. 2 Kyle A. Dambrosio, 30, of 1105 Fall River Ave., Fall River, was charged with theft of a credit

Northbound drivers on Bristol Ferry Road in Portsmouth were at a standstill following the accident. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Bridge accident snarls Portsmouth, Bristol traffic

PORTSMOUTH — A vehicle accident on the Portsmouth side of the Mt. Hope Bridge late this afternoon created a logjam of traffic on both sides of the span during the height of drivers’ commute home. At about 5:20 p.m. vehicles heading into Portsmouth on the bridge were being diverted by police around a disabled white car

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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

File photo of a previous search near Mt. Hope Bridge.

Search continues for woman who jumped from Mt. Hope Bridge

PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — An ongoing search of Mt. Hope Bay has still not turned up anything after a woman jumped from the top of the Mt. Hope Bridge Tuesday night. “There was a confirmed jump,” Portsmouth Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien said Thursday. The Portsmouth Fire Department was notified that a 44-year-old woman jumped from the

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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