Tiverton Police Report: Businesses checked, Pokemon pursued

Posted 3/26/20

Monday, March 16

A caller from the Boat House Restaurant reported at 11:45 a.m. that a buoy out on the water is sinking. The harbormaster said that the buoy will be removed soon.

Tuesday, March …

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Tiverton Police Report: Businesses checked, Pokemon pursued


Monday, March 16

A caller from the Boat House Restaurant reported at 11:45 a.m. that a buoy out on the water is sinking. The harbormaster said that the buoy will be removed soon.

Tuesday, March 17

 At 12:05 a.m., a motorist reported that his vehicle struck and killed a deer on Stafford Road.

At 12:16 p.m., a Linda Road resident called to report issues with blasting. Within minutes, similar complaints were made by callers from Hambly Road, Cheryl Drive, and Fish Road.

Starting at 1:50 p.m., officers  checked on numerous food business and other establishments to determine that they were abiding by state closure orders (or takeout food only), including Country Kitchen, Cigarsmiths, St. Theresa’s Church Rectory, Macray’s Seafood, Barcello’s Family Restaurant, Subway, Moose Cafe, Wally’s Tap House, Knights of Columbus (canceling bingo), Sip and Dip, Sandywoods Community Center, China Sea, Riptide Sports Grill, Black Goose Cafe, Gillett’s MMA, VFW Post, Atlantic Sports Bar and Restaurant, Moulin Rouge, Spring Restaurant, St. Madeline’s, Coastal Roasters, China Gourmet, Salt Cycle Studio, Famous Pizza, Dance Fusion, Sakonnet River Grille, Red Dory, Envy Gymnastics,  Four Corners Restaurant, Gray’s, Sakonnet Bay Manor, Classic Pizza, Provender, Dunkin’ Donuts (2), Crumbelievable, Bayview Holy Ghost Club, Atlantic Grill, Asian Gourmet, Sakonnet Early Learning, Future Scholars, Amicable Church, Family Ties, St. Christopher’s Church, Holy Ghost Church, Sabatado’s, Cycology, Wally’s Tap House, Riptide Sports Grill.

At 3:25 p.m., callers reported a yellow lab on the bike path near the bridge, and a bulldog sitting in the middle of East Road.

Wednesday, March 18

Mathew D Chase, 32, of 224 Christopher Ave., Tiverton, was arrested at 11:29 p.m. on charges of domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct at that address.

At 5:07 p.m., a Little Compton police officer reported that his vehicle was hit by a deer.

911 caller reported pickup truck “all over the road” on Bulgarmarsh Road at 10 a.m. — nothing found. 

A loose dog was seen limping on Fairwood Drive before going into the woods.

At 5:51 p.m., a caller reported ATVs ripping up farm property off Main Road. Officer said the noise came from equipment moving rocks.

A man was reported to be passed out in his car off Stafford Road — “Fell asleep — no issue.”

Thursday, March 19

At 2:26 p.m., police and rescue went to Lafayette Road for a car that struck a tree resulting in injury. One person was transported to St. Anne’s Hospital.

Friday, March 20

Police went to Souza Road at 12:33 p.m. for a reported renter/tenant dispute involving talk of guns and barricading the house. The dispute proved to be verbal only.

A 911 caller reported a two-car accident on Main Road at 2:19 p.m. There were no injuries but one car had to be towed.

Tiverton and Westport firefighters responded to an 8:28 p.m. fire alarm on Presidential Avenue. The cause proved to be an exploded rear tire.

At 11 p.m., two cars were reported to be racing on Route 24 near Fall River. The vehicles were not found.

Saturday, March 21

A suspicious vehicle report outside the Knights of Columbus at 2:33 a.m. proved to be a “parties gaming on phone.” They were told to move along.

At 8:44 a.m., engines responded to Whiffletree Lane for a fire alarm that turned out to have been set off by burned food.

A Doris Avenue resident reported vandalism to a windshield.

At 4:50 p.m.,  a caller reported an erratic driver in pickup truck “swerving and smoking marijuana.”

A deer was hit by a car on Pond View Drive but got up, jumped a fence and disappeared.

At 11:49 p.m., an outdoor party with loud music was reported on Cherry Lane.

Sunday, March 22

At 1:27 a.m. a suspicious male was reported on Main Road near Judson Street. “No issue, just catching Pokemons,” officer reports.

A large gathering of people was reported at the flea market on Bulgarmarsh Road. The owner denied any large gathering.

At 11:11 a.m., firefighters were called to a brush fire near Lake Road.

Another large gathering was reported at the Bulgarmarsh flea market. Police spoke to the owner.

At 2:41 p.m., loud music over loudspeaker and people in Fort Barton School were reported. Officer “spoke with principal. She is preparing packets. Music issue has been rectified.”

At 1:12 p.m., caller reported that on East Road there is “an old Humvee that looks like a new Humvee ready for war.” Police could not find the Humvee.

Monday, March 23

Police and rescue were called to a vehicle rollover on Old Stafford Road at 10:31 a.m. The vehicle was on its side in the woods. One man was extricated by rescuers and transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

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