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Police: Arrested man behaves very badly at station

Police: Arrested man behaves very badly at station

Called to 1 Sandpaper Drive for a disturbance Tuesday at 1:20 p.m., Westport police discovered a broken glass door and an “irate suspect,” said Detective Jeff Majewski. That suspect, identified as Randall Janelle, 38, of that address, was taken to Charlton Memorial Hospital by the Westport Fire Department for treatment of lacerations sustained during the

Evan Jackson

Duo nabbed with car-load of loot from vehicle breaks 

WESTPORT/LITTLE COMPTON — Police believe two men arrested Friday are responsible for at least 20 car break-ins in the Westport/Little Compton area over the past couple of weeks. On Friday, Oct. 24, at around 2 a.m., Little Compton, Police Sergeant Natale Constantino followed a suspicious vehicle from Rhode Island into Westport. Police suspicions were fueled

David Cosme

Westport man faces ‘infernal machine,’ weapons charges 

After witnesses reported seeing him shooting a gun by a Fall River boat ramp, police have charged a Westport man with possessing an assortment of dangerous weapons as well as a possible explosive device, detonator and bomb making ingredients. Fall River Police responded to the Matthew Kuss Boat Ramp on Wednesday, Oct. 10, after people

A wall-full of guns in the 230 Main Road house.

‘Valentines’ search reveals weapons arsenal

They have yet to find the missing Sailors’ Valentine seashell artwork pieces stolen from a Westport Restaurant weeks ago, but that expanding search has led to other arrests and the seizure of high-powered and illegal weapons. Most recently, police obtained a warrant to search a house at 230 Main Road in Westport. There they found

Marijuana and large capacity ammunition feeding devices were found during the 407 Old County Road search. Police say the rifles are pictured to depict that there were firearms present to accept the large capacity magazines — the two had firearms licenses but were not licensed to possess the feeding devices.

Weapons, marijuana found across from middle school

Their search of a Westport house for evidence involved in the theft of Sailors’ Valentines artwork Monday led Westport police to other things — weapons and marijuana. At about 6:30 a.m., several officers executed a search warrant at 407 Old County Road, directly across from the Westport Middle School. The search was prompted by the