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Tiverton Police: 'Alert' body found; Umpire fed up

Posted 8/14/20

Monday, Aug. 3

At 11:35 am, police and rescue were notified by 911 call of a two-vehicle accident with injuries and stop sign knocked down at the junction of Lafayette and Main roads. Patients …

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Tiverton Police: 'Alert' body found; Umpire fed up

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Monday, Aug. 3

At 11:35 am, police and rescue were notified by 911 call of a two-vehicle accident with injuries and stop sign knocked down at the junction of Lafayette and Main roads. Patients were transported to St. Anne's Hospital, both vehicles were towed.

A tree in the road was reported on Judson Street at 12:31 pm.

Police were called to Nanaquaket Bridge at 1:25 pm for kids jumping off.

At 9:07 pm, police were called about a vehicle driving across the Sakonnet River Bridge from Portsmouth to Tiverton in the wrong (southbound) lanes.

At 10:09 pm, a caller reported that his son was walking a dog by the tree line of a wooded area across from Bourne Mill when he found a body. He moved a leg but the body did not move. Police responded and reported that the body is “alert and conscious … fell asleep on grass adjacent to tree line. No medical emergency.”

Tuesday, Aug. 4

At 5:44 am, police were summoned to Bourne Mill for a woman yelling and screaming about a baby. All was quiet when police arrived.

At 6:26 am, a couple were reported to be yelling and screaming on Summit Avenue. Northing was found.

A 911 caller reported a women fighting at Bourne Mill Apartments. Police said that a “male is leaving.”

At 9:22 am, police went back to Bourne Mill for a person yelling and banging on walls.

Eric M. Miller, 31, of Fall River, was arrested at 11:27 am at a Schooner Drive location on charges of sale, use or possession of fireworks and arson in the fourth degree.

At 12:59 pm, a caller reported losing a wallet with $3,000 inside.

A vehicle was damaged when it struck a boulder on Brayton Road at 2:12 pm.

A large branch blocked much of Seapowet Avenue at 3:14 pm

George D. Manchester, 48, of 74 Stafford Road, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of domestic violation of a no-contact order at 6:47 pm at the police station.

George P. Tager, 62, of Central Falls, was arrested at 8:40 pm at the Tiverton Casino on a charge of willful trespass.

Christopher J. Pensak, 38, of 124 Pelletier Lane, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at 9:35 pm at a Sheldon Street address.

A large tree fell onto wires on Bismark Avenue at 4:14 pm.

A Bourne Mill resident was advised to keep the noise down at 4:40 pm.

Wires down and a tree blocking half the road were reported on Oregon Avenue at 4:40 pm.

More trees, large branches and/or wires down were reported on Peaceful Way, Silver Beech Road, Eagleville Road, Main Road, Route 24 (Sakonnet River Bridge sign down), Eight Rod Way, Old Main Road.

Wednesday, Aug. 5

Police were called to Stafford Road for a loud verbal argument at 3:27 am.

Officers responded to Stafford Road for a two-car accident at 9:17 am — no injuries.

Christine Travis, 51, of Fall River, was arrested at 3:56 am on a charge of domestic disorderly conduct at a Stafford Road location.

A Stafford Road resident reported receiving seeds in the mail from China.

Police were called to Fogland Beach for a complaint about fishing. No problem found.

Kyle Barboza, 36, of Fall River, was arrested on two bench warrants, one from 6th District Court, another from 3rd District Court, and for driving with a suspended license in the area of 274 Main Road at 8:41 pm.

Thursday, Aug. 6

Youths were reported to be yelling on the Pocasset School playground at 12:54 am.

A person was reported to be yelling at Bourne Mill Apartments at 7:42 am.

Police were alerted at 8:16 am about a person possibly heading to the Sakonnet River Bridge with the intent of jumping. Officers found the person on the bridge — Portsmouth rescue transported the person to the hospital.

Gary Synder, 59, of 261 West Main Road, Little Compton, was arrested at 9:42 pm in the vicinity of 221 Main Road on a charge of possession of heroin with intent to sell.

More yelling was reported at Bourne Mill Apartments at 12:07 pm.

Police and rescue responded to Nanaquaket Road at 1:27 pm for a 911 call about injuries from a golf cart accident. The victim was transported to Newport Hospital.

At 3:17 pm, police were called to Eagleville Road for a woman walking down the road apparently trying to get away from a man in a pickup truck who appears to be harassing her. Nothing found.

A caller reported being scammed — paid $1,500 for an antique refrigerator on letgo.

DEM called at 8:28 pm to assist with two people on a kayak on Nonquit Pond.

Kevin A. Silvia, 56, of 920 Crandall Road, Tiverton, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, second offense (blood alcohol level unknown,) driving under the influence with a suspended or cancelled license, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. The arrest came after his pickup truck struck a stone wall on Crandall Road at 10:52 pm.

Friday, Aug. 7

A 911 caller reported that his vehicle was struck on Stafford Road by a hit-and-run driver at 3:30 pm.

Jessica M. Pawlik, 43, of 43 Maple Drive, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence, blood alcohol content unknown, at 2:32 pm in the area of 1518 Bulgarmarsh Road.

A Caribou Way resident reported at 5:03 pm that the right side of his vehicle was damaged by a hit-and-run driver.

A Jeep and Mini Cooper were reported to be racing on Route 24 at 5:54 pm.

At 8:18 pm, a caller reported “yahoos” speeding up and down Brackett Avenue on mini bikes.

At 10:18 pm, a caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked on Mountain Laurel Lane for about two hours whose driver gets out from time to time to smoke a cigarette. Responding officer says, “He is a chauffeur waiting for his client.”

Saturday, Aug. 8

At 12:36 am, a dispute at Bourne Mill Apartments left one person with minor injuries.

Police and rescue went to Windwood Drive at 12:44 am for reports of two large, loud gatherings, one on the first floor, one on the third floor. One person was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

At 3:06 am, police went back to Windwood Drive for another complaint of loud noise.

At 12:27 pm, a gas station clerk reported that someone had handed him a note and a wrapper with acid in it.

At 3:11 pm, police went to the Riverside Drive boat ramp for a report that a fisherman has been pulling out the pins on the boat docks/ramps.

Police were called to Pocasset School baseball field for an “umpire out of control.”

Police responded to the Route 24 Main Road offramp for nails all over the roadway.

At 4:51 pm, State Police COVID Task Force asked Tiverton Police to check on two reports of a large gathering in excess of 15 people. Police find “wedding under 100 people. Practicing social distancing.”

James J. Migliori, 51, of Fall River, was arrested on charges of possession of narcotics and driving with a suspended license at 5 pm on Stafford Road.

At 7:13 pm, police were notified of a large gathering of 20-25 people on Stafford Road. Police report “family has small gathering under 25 individuals.”

Harold M. Gray, 47, of Fall River, was arrested on a bench warrant from 2nd Division District Court at 9:56 pm at the Tiverton Casino.

Michelle E. Sando, 30, of 24 Ellen Drive, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of narcotics possession at 9:56 pm at the Tiverton Casino.

Police responded to a fireworks complaint on Hooper Street at 8:32 pm and again at 8:49 pm.

Sunday, Aug. 9

Police were called to Fogland Beach for a jet ski complaint at 10:46 am and a fishing complaint at 11:52 am.

Jason A. Toste, 39, of Providence, was arrested on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, receiving stolen goods over $1,500, and narcotics possession at 11:30 pm at the Tiverton Casino.

Police went to the Tiverton Casino at 12:19 pm to assist with an ejection.

A caller dialed 911 at 9:12 pm to report road rage on Main Road, said driver of black Mercedes tailgated and threw bottles at her car.

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