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Warrant issued for alleged Tiverton bank robbery suspect

By   /  August 24, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

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TIVERTON — The Tiverton Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Daniel E. Fernandes, age 22, for the robbery of the Bank Newport bank on Saturday morning, August 17, 2013. Tiverton Police Captain Patrick Jones said Friday night that Mr. Fernandes is also wanted by the State of Connecticut on a parole […]

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Tiverton police move to upgrade through accreditation

By   /  April 2, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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TIVERTON — A long-term transformation of the Tiverton Police Department is underway. It’s called accreditation, and for the town and department it’s a first-time experience. The whole complicated process will conclude about 18-24 months from now, sometime in 2014-2015, said Captain Patrick Jones. The move towards accreditation has been signaled in recent months by the […]

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Tiverton High lockdown, caused by single found bullet, ends safely

By   /  March 1, 2013  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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TIVERTON — A single bullet found on a sink in a boys’ bathroom at Tiverton High School at noon last Friday led to a lockdown of the school during the afternoon for close to four hours, and a personal search of all the students, their backpacks and their lockers. It also resulted in a search […]

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Kudos, thanks to men and women of Tiverton PD

By   /  February 19, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

To the Editor: I wanted to take this opportunity to express my thanks to the men and women of the Tiverton Police Department for their dedication to their duty during recent blizzard of 2013. Their performance during the storm exemplified our core values of teamwork, pride, dedication, respect, and integrity. It was clear the officers […]

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Tiverton police: driver in crash with loaded gun charged with DUI

By   /  February 5, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Tuesday, Jan. 29 At 9:23 p.m., after he rear-ended another car at the corner of Bulgarmarsh and Stafford Roads (Bliss Corners), Aron Lepage, 35, of Somerset, was charged with carrying a weapon while intoxicated (a felony), driving while under the influence of alcohol, and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer test. Police said Mr. Lepage […]

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Tiverton police: north end man busted in drug probe

By   /  January 15, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Thursday, Jan. 10 As part of as larger investigation of drug activities in Tiverton’s north end, Joey Daanuinciacao, 19, of 333 State Avenue, Apt. 3FL, Tiverton, was charged at 1:27 with two counts of possession of a scheduled drug. Armed with a warrant, said Tiverton Police Captain Patrick Jones, officers conducted a search of a […]

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Tiverton police: four drivers charged, two as drunk, two with drugs

By   /  December 27, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Thursday, Dec. 20 Ernest Joseph Cordeiro, 24, of 145 Grinnell Avenue, Tiverton, was charged at 10 p.m. with possession of marijuana, driving while in possession of a controlled substance, and a traffic violation (headlights). Sunday, Dec. 23 At 6:11 p.m., Joshua Arruda, 28, of Swansea, was charged with two counts of possession of a scheduled […]

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Tiverton police: woman summonsed in Shore Road dispute

By   /  December 18, 2012  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Tuesday, Dec. 11 At 2:31 p.m., a Shore Road resident involved in a long-simmering property and private/public road dispute in the neighborhood, was summonsed to appear in 2nd District Court in January on a charge of vandalism/malicious injury to property. Police said that Elaine M. Barboza, 63, of 18 Shore Road, was alleged by a complainant […]

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Tiverton police department promotes 12 officers

By   /  December 18, 2012  /  Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

TIVERTON — Twelve Tiverton police officers have recently accepted promotions or been given new or additional assignments, Police Chief Thomas Blakey announced Tuesday. “These ranks were created to allow the police department to be in line with modern law enforcement agencies and to continue to move the department towards achieving accreditation,” Chief Blakey said. The […]

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Tiverton schools commit to safety plans, counseling

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

TIVERTON — Responding to the events in Newtown, Conn., last Friday, Tiverton School Superintendent William Rearick posted a “Dear Parents” announcement on the school website affirming the school department’s commitment to student security. “Please be advised that the Tiverton School Department makes our children’s security its top priority,” Mr. Rearick said. “We will continue to […]

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