Warren police: Victim tracks down driver in hit and run

Posted 2/24/21

Monday, Feb. 15Police got a call about a sick or injured skunk on Baltimore Avenue.

A caller complained that utility workers left an open trench across a sidewalk on Child Street. Police checked …

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

Log in

Not a subscriber?


Start a Subscription

Sign up to start a subscription today! Click here to see your options.

Purchase a day pass

Purchase 24 hours of website access for $2. Click here to continue

Day pass subscribers

Are you a day pass subscriber who needs to log in? Click here to continue.


Warren police: Victim tracks down driver in hit and run

Posted

Monday, Feb. 15
Police got a call about a sick or injured skunk on Baltimore Avenue.

A caller complained that utility workers left an open trench across a sidewalk on Child Street. Police checked it out and saw no issue; they found a slightly sunken asphalt patch across a gas service line.

A Child Street woman came in to speak to police about a wayward child petition.

Alejandro W. Flanagan, 28, of 46 Washington St., was charged with domestic violence/vandalism and domestic violence/disorderly conduct, after police picked him up on a warrant just before 5:30 p.m.

Multiple callers reported a woman staggering in and out of Child Street just before 6 p.m. Police located her and brought her to a friend's for the night.

A caller alerted police to an erratic driver headed south on Main Street.

Michael A. Palmieri, 36, of Portsmouth, was arrested by police in that town on a Warren warrant for domestic violence/cyberstalking/harassment, third or subsequent offense. Warren officers brought him back here for arraignment.

Tuesday, Feb. 16
Police were called out to Maple Road for a sick raccoon that managed to scamper up a tree as they arrived.
Police euthanized a sick raccoon spotted at the Pete Sepe playground on Asylum Road.

One of two students reported missing from a private mentoring school in Narragansett was traced to a Market Street home. Police arrested one juvenile, age 16, on an unspecified warrant.

A Church Street woman reported the possible theft of her trash bin, but officers said it may have been misplaced on Baker Street.

Police were called to Child Street for a landlord/tenant dispute.

Wednesday, Feb. 17
A caller from Warren Avenue told police that his neighbor "may be getting ready to burn furniture in the yard."

An officer was approached by a passer-by who spotted a dog locked in a car on Main Street. Police were able to contact the car's owner, who was just heading out of the library.

A woman called police after her ex refused to let her take her children home. Police noted that after following up, the children were turned over.

A caller reported hearing children crying on the first floor of a Broad Street residence.

Thursday, Feb. 18
Police spoke to a landscaping crew after receiving a call that employees were blowing sand on cars along Federal Street.

An officer came through for a woman who reported possibly losing her car keys on Main Street. The officer looked for them and located them a few minutes later.

A loose dog was spotted and reported on Long Lane.

Bernadette Dwyer, 72, of 350 Water St., Apt. 2, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after an accident on Water Street called in at 4:45 p.m.

A Sisson Street woman told police her son was being harassed via social media.

A woman who missed the bus at Kickemuit and Meadow called 911, stating she had no way home back to Providence. Police came by and brought her to a RIPTA stop at Main and Wood.

Friday, Feb. 19
A Homestead Avenue woman told police her son was being harassed via social media.

An Arlington Avenue woman complained that the driver of a large box truck backed into her fence, damaging it.
A caller complained about kids running through yards on Buffalo Avenue.

An anonymous caller told police her neighbor's dog had been outside for most of the afternoon. Police checked it out and added this: "The dog is a Great Pyrenees, bred for this weather and wants to be outside."

A Kelly Street woman reported the theft of a purse from her parked car.

William C. Pittsley, 36, of Rehoboth, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police had received a call at 11:05 p.m. from Swansea police, regarding a hit and run that had occurred in their town. The involved vehicle, a white pickup, was last seen headed west on 103.

Meanwhile, the person whose car was hit in the accident contacted police to report spotting the truck on Long Lane. Police arrested him there.

Saturday, Feb. 20
A woman reported an argument between an employee and customer at a Metacom Avenue business. Police arrived and determined they were arguing over a parking space.

A Metacom Avenue woman complained that her neighbor was talking loudly and making too much noise.

An anonymous caller complained at 7:40 p.m. of a loud party in a Main Street apartment.

Sunday, Feb. 21
A Main Street woman complained about noisy neighbors just before 1 a.m.

Luis C. Silva, 33, of 174 Market St., Apt. 1F, was arrested on warrants for domestic violence/violating a protective order, domestic violence/vandalism, and domestic violence/disorderly conduct.

A Child Street woman reported being the victim of a scam.

A Main Street woman complained about noisy neighbors just before 1:30 p.m.

A man who was apparently having a bad dream called 911 from a sleep state. Police went to his home at Oyster Point, spoke to him and sorted it out. He was fine.

Eric Frank Knowles, 51, of East Providence, was arrested by Rhode Island State Police on two counts of violating a no contact order, third or subsequent offense.

2021 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Scott Pickering

Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Newspapers team for more than two decades, since starting as a reporter for the Sakonnet Times. He's been editor of most of the papers, was Managing Editor of all the papers for many years, and became General Manager in 2012. Today he can be found posting to EastBayRI.com, steering news coverage, writing editorials, talking to readers, working with the sales team, collaborating on design, or helping do whatever it takes to get the papers out the door. Reach him at spickering@eastbaynewspapers.com.