Warren police logs: Man falls asleep at wheel, faces DUI

Posted 7/8/20

Monday, June 29

An officer went to a Ridgeway Drive home to deliver a summons, but was unsuccessful. The party came to the window and looked out at the officer, but refused to answer the door …

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Warren police logs: Man falls asleep at wheel, faces DUI


Monday, June 29

An officer went to a Ridgeway Drive home to deliver a summons, but was unsuccessful. The party came to the window and looked out at the officer, but refused to answer the door despite numerous attempts at knocking and doorbell ringing.

Police got a report that someone was riding an ATV at Jamiel Park.

The marine rescue unit looked for but could not locate a capsized sailboat at the end of Baker Street, after getting a call that one, with one sailor aboard, had flipped.

A passerby reported that a man driving on Metacom Avenue as throwing bottles out with his window. Police pulled the man over, and determined that loose cans and bottles may have fallen out of the bed of his truck while he was driving.

Police spoke to a group of kids playing in the middle of the road on Brady Street.

A Manning Street man complained that his neighbor was harassing him.

An employee at a Metacom Avenue store asked that police issue a no trespass order against an elderly man who regularly takes his purchases home in a shopping cart, then returns the cart when he’s done unloading.

Tuesday, June 30

A man checking his belongings at a storage facility on Franklin Street said he suspected someone bay be in one of his campers.

Police searched for but could not locate several aggressive drivers reported on Child Street and, separately, on Rosa Boulevard.

A man brought in a wallet that he’d found on the bike path.

A Main Street resident complained about noisy neighbors at 11:12 p.m.

Wednesday, July 1

Another noisy neighbors call came in from Main Street right at midnight.

A caller alerted police to a man looking into car and store windows on Main Street.

Chad Furtado, 38, of Fall River, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, first offense, driving with a suspended, revoked or cancelled license, third or subsequent offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Metacom Avenue at 2:42 p.m. Police said he was operating left of center and, when pulled over, fell asleep at the wheel.

A West Street woman told police that her son was being harassed by other kids at summer camp at Burr’s Hill.

Police pulled over and spoke to a woman after a caller reported an erratic driver on Main Street at 8 p.m.

A Metacom Avenue man came to police headquarters to report being assaulted.

Thursday, July 2

Two men were arguing in a Market Street parking lot, a caller told police at 11 a.m.

A Main Street resident reported unemployment fraud. The caller was referred to the state unemployment office.

A caller told police that a man was stopping traffic at Water and Miller streets. He was gone on arrival.

A caller told police just before 2 p.m.. that a woman was drinking alcohol in a vehicle on Metacom Avenue. Police pulled her over, and noted that she was drinking water.

A caller told police there was a possible homeless man on the bike path. He was loitering, yelling at people walking by, and was carrying bags. Police caught up with him nearby and noted that he was getting on a bus out of town.

A man approached an officer on Child Street and handed over a cell phone he’d found.

A man fell off his motorcycle on Main Street just before 6:30 p.m., injuring his arm and shoulder.

A Miller Street business owner reported an unruly customer, who left in a commercial van.

A Colonial Drive woman told police her daughter ran away from home. About an hour later, she was located a few streets over.

A caller told police there was a group of kids at the town wharf who, she said, may want to cause trouble. They left, but not before police ascertained that one of their parents owned a boat that was docked there.

Friday, July 3

A Haile Street woman reported that someone tried to file for unemployment in her name.

A George Street man reported that his mother’s tires were slashed.

A Beach Street woman noticed “white powdered footprints” in her driveway and placed a call to police.

A New York woman who bought puppies from a Davis Street seller complained that she had not received them.

Numerous fireworks complaints came in from many areas of town.

Bristol police officers reported seeing a fire across the water at Touisset. Police determined it was a controlled bonfire, and told those who lit it to get a permit in the future.

Rescue crews took a man to Rhode Island Hospital after police got a complaint that neighbors on Roseland Avenue were arguing. The man who was transported was intoxicated and had a leg injury.

Saturday, July 4

A caller complained that two parties who might have marijuana- related items were walking on Truman Avenue, toward Main Street. They produced their medical marijuana cards when approached by an officer.

Police were asked to check on a youngster who was riding an ATV without a helmet on Auburn Avenue. Police spoke to the child’s parent.

Numerous fireworks calls came in from around town.

An Arlington Avenue man agreed to turn down his music after police spoke to him at 10:20 p.m., at the neighbors’ behest.

Sunday, July 5

A passerby said there was a man laying along the bike path near Market Street. He said he was just resting.

Police dispersed a man and his son after getting a complaint that they were fishing off a private dock at Shipyard Lane.

A man and two children were trapped in a Main Street elevator for about 20 minutes.

Police dispersed a man fishing near the Warren Bridge.

A Touisset Road man complained that someone vandalized his boat trailer.

A Main Street woman complained that a man threw several beverage containers into her recycling bin.

An open burn on Summer Street was creating excessive smoke, a caller told police just before 9:30 p.m. POlice spoke to the resident, who agreed to put it out.

Monday, July 6

Scott M. Laroche, 52, of 66 Joyce St., Apt. 15, was pulled over and charged with driving on a suspended//revoked/cancelled license, first offense.

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