Warren PD: Thieving delivery driver and an attempted B&E

Posted 12/2/21

Warren Police activity from Nov. 22-28, 2021

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Warren PD: Thieving delivery driver and an attempted B&E


Monday, Nov. 22
An injured deer was reported to be laying in the roadway south of Fire Station 6 in Touisset around 7:47 p.m. It was gone upon investigation.

A caller on Cutler Street reported a suspicious female had approached his truck with the supposed intent of stealing his license plates around 8:24 p.m. A related vehicle was dispersed from the area.

Tuesday, Nov. 23
A loose dog was returned to its owner on Main Street at 11:18 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 24
A resident of Kickemuit Road reported they were scared after someone rang the doorbell at 1:41 a.m. It was a fellow tenant who was locked out of their apartment.

A caller on Market Street reported that there was a male smoking a “crack pipe” at 2:20 p.m. A search in the area turned up negative.

Thursday, Nov. 25
Scott Donovan, 36, of Warwick, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Metacom Ave. and Kickemuit Road at 12:48 a.m. and charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. They were arraigned and released to the custody of a family member later that morning.

An open burn on Main Street was extinguished at 6:56 p.m.

A caller at Denver and Detroit Avenues reported fireworks in the area and multiple people walking in the roadway around 7:10 p.m. Police spoke to the parties involved.

A caller on Kinnicutt Avenue reported at 10:36 p.m. that a suspicious vehicle driving up and down the street and was worried they were trying to steal trees. Police did not locate the individual and no trees appeared to be taken.

Friday, Nov. 26
A caller on Water Street who believed their car was stolen was assisted by police at 8:15 p.m. They were able to locate the vehicle.

Saturday, Nov. 27
A caller on Water Street reported a possible breaking and entering incident around 11:29 a.m. Police reported that no entry was gained to the business but there was damage to the door, which appeared to have been kicked.

Jennifer Machado, 40, of Warren, was arrested at 3:59 p.m. and charged with two counts of domestic violence (vandalism, first offense, and disorderly conduct, first offense). They were arraigned later that evening.

Sunday, Nov. 28
A caller on Stuart Street reported at 11:43 a.m. that a lawn ornament had been stolen by an Amazon driver.

A caller on Metacom Avenue reported that a man was attempting to break into vehicles and was asking for money around 12:32 p.m. He was described as wearing a hat, black jacket and black pants with a beard and mustache.

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