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Warrant issued for alleged Tiverton bank robbery suspect

Warrant issued for alleged Tiverton bank robbery suspect

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


Tiverton police move to upgrade through accreditation

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

Tiverton police department promotes 12 officers

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

Tiverton schools commit to safety plans, counseling

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