Tiverton Police: DUI charged, gun issues

Posted 3/25/21

Monday, March 8

Police were called to Sakonnet Bay Manor at 11:01 am regarding a dog bite incident.

Officers went to the Tiverton Casino at 12:38 pm to assist with ejections.

An ongoing …

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Tiverton Police: DUI charged, gun issues

Posted

Monday, March 8

Police were called to Sakonnet Bay Manor at 11:01 am regarding a dog bite incident.

Officers went to the Tiverton Casino at 12:38 pm to assist with ejections.

An ongoing child custody issue brought police to Bourne Mill Apartments at 1:09 pm.

A Tiverton contractor came to the station regarding receipt of a threatening letter in the mail.

A moped driver from Fall River was arrested on a summons for driving with a suspended license at 5:02 pm on Main Road by the state line.

Police assisted in the search for a 14-year-old who went for a walk after after getting into trouble at school. He was located at 6:39 pm in Fall River.

Crystal Jo Rocha, 35, of Fall River, was arrested on four counts of narcotics possession and once charge of driving with a suspended license at 8:45 pm in the area of 19 Main Road.

Tuesday, March 9

Two vehicles racing were reported on Route 24 at 12:47 am.

Addison Y. Sullivan, 25, of Middletown, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol concentration of .15 percent or greater, at 2:21 am on Route 24 north.

Police were notified about a discussion of “political views” at a local business during which one of the participants mentioned that he owned guns (the other participant then complained to management). An officer reviewed video footage and determined that there were no threats made.

A new homeowner found weapons left behind at a Main Road house. The weapons were pellet guns which were disposed of by police.

A Briggs Road resident contacted police about a scam.

A Bourne Mill Apartments resident told police about a series of threats made by a neighbor.

Portsmouth Police notified Tiverton about three street bikes being driven erratically northbound on Route 24 at 7:17 pm.

John Fortes Jr., 47, of Fall River, was arrested on two counts of narcotics possession at 6:55 pm on Canning Boulevard by the state line.

Police went to Bourne Mill Apartments for an ongoing neighbor dispute at 9:18 pm. A resident agreed to turn the music down.

Police responded to a 911 call about a single car accident on East Road at 10:41 pm. There were no injuries.

Wednesday, March 10

Neighbor issues involving harassment were reported at Bourne Mill Apartments at 9:02 am.

A 911 call at 11:29 am alerted police to an out-of-control burn on Crandall Road that had turned into a brush fire. The blaze was extinguished by 1:11 pm.

A Robert Gray Avenue resident called police about fraudulent charges found on his account.

Tiverton Casino reported at 1:38 pm that someone had damaged a slot machine.

At 7:37 pm, an officer went to the Tiverton Casino to assist with an ejection.

Thursday, March 11

General Auto Parts, King Road, notified police at 9:02 am about threats made by a customer.

Kimberly Leite, 35, of Fall River, was arrested a charge of domestic violation of a District Court protective order at 1:48 pm at a Chace Avenue address.

A motorist on Route 24 notified police about a hit and run accident that had occurred at 1:13 pm.

A man on a bicycle, all over the road, was reported on Briggs Lane at 5:49 pm

Friday, March 12

A resident reported that someone had filed for a Small Business Administration loan under his name.

Police and National Grid went to Main Road at 10:53 am for wires down.

Shante L. Wynn, 36, of 70 Holly Circle, Tiverton, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol concentration unknown, and refusing to submit to a chemical test, at 12:54 am on Route 24 north.

A Four Rod Way resident called with a noise complaint at 11:15 am. Responding officer found “party playing a flute.”

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