Tiverton Police Report: Gun arrest, four men fighting 

Posted 2/20/20

Monday, Feb. 10

Silvio German, 56, of New Bedford, was arrested on a charge of vandalism at the Tiverton Casino at 1:28 p.m.

Police searched for but could not locate a silver Lexus reported to …

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Tiverton Police Report: Gun arrest, four men fighting 

Posted

Monday, Feb. 10

Silvio German, 56, of New Bedford, was arrested on a charge of vandalism at the Tiverton Casino at 1:28 p.m.

Police searched for but could not locate a silver Lexus reported to be passing cars at a high rate of speed on Bulgarmarsh Road at around 11 a.m.

At 11:40 a.m., police assisted with an ejection at the Tiverton Casino.

Westport and Tiverton police responded to a report of a girl threatening suicide; parents said she is being bullied at school.

Police responded to a 7:56 p.m. 911 call from a residence — Argument between parents — child gets nervous when parents speak Portuguese.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

At 7:50 a.m., police went to Chace Avenue for a report of four men fighting outside a trailer at a house. Police determined that the confrontation was verbal.

Police were called to the vicinity of Tiverton High School at 2:28 p.m. for a two-vehicle accident, no injuries.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Police went to the vicinity of 1791 Main Road at 1:44 p.m. for a report of a two-vehicle accident, one vehicle parked and unattended. Damage to the vehicles was considerable but there were no injuries.

A motorist on Randolph Avenue reported a road rage incident at 4:18 p.m. that began at the Fall River line and allegedly involved one driver who was angry because the other was driving slowly in a residential area.

Denita M. Rossi, 48, of 133 Viking Drive, Portsmouth, was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge at the Tiverton Casino at 5:20 p.m.

Caleb K. Steen, 34, of 219 Captain’s Circle, Tiverton, was arrested at that address on a weapons law violation, license or permit required for carrying a pistol, at 8:50 p.m. Police report that the investigation began following reports of someone pointing a gun at another vehicle on Route 24.

At 8:09 p.m., Tiverton police assisted Little Compton police with a report of a missing person in that town. The person was located at 8:20 p.m.

At 10:07 p.m., two vehicles going 90 mph were reported to have taken the Route 81 exit from Route 24. Nothing found.

Thursday, Feb. 3

At 2:21 a.m., a transformer on a pole blew up on Penny Pond Road. National Grid responded.

A man came to the station at 7:45 p.m. to report that he believes someone is trying to poison him with a substance made him violently ill. He declined police offers to call an ambulance.

Friday, Feb. 14

Cassandra Martel, 31, of Fall River, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test (second offense) at 12:37 a.m. on Stafford Road. Police had been called for a report of an erratic vehicle that went off the road and into bushes at Dunkin’ Donuts.

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