Tiverton Police: DUI charged, third offense

Posted 1/9/20

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Joseph H. Fitzgerald, 48, of 33 Bluff Ave., Tiverton was arrested at 7:13 p.m. on a charge of violating a no-contact order.

A Tower Hill Road resident reported the theft of a …

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Tiverton Police: DUI charged, third offense


Tuesday, Dec. 24

Joseph H. Fitzgerald, 48, of 33 Bluff Ave., Tiverton was arrested at 7:13 p.m. on a charge of violating a no-contact order.

A Tower Hill Road resident reported the theft of a hand truck from his yard.

A Hooper Street resident reported that a dog bit him on the leg.

Police were called to Stafford Road at 3:13 p.m. for a vehicle rear-ended, one person with neck pain.

Police were called to CVS for a report of a person yelling and making a scene at 3:48 p.m.

A howling dog complaint was called in from Randolph Avenue.

A resident called at 6:52 p.m. to complain about neighbor’s Christmas party and visitors parking on his property.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Police went to the Pocasset School field at12:27 p.m. for a report of “kid on a go-kart tearing up the grass.”

A caller reported that people are sneaking up on her vehicle in different parts of town.

Acting on a report from Portsmouth Police about a hit and run involving a pedestrian on West Main Road in that town, Tiverton Police pulled over the suspect vehicle on Route 24 north at Eagleville Road at 3:28 p.m.

Alyson M. Massey, 22, of 19 Ferreira Drive, Tiverton, was arrested at 11:44 p.m. on charges of domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct.

Thursday, Dec. 26

At 2:57 p.m. at the Tiverton Casino Hotel, David M. Mota, 52, of Fall River, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, unattended vehicle, and with driving with a suspended license.

Friday, Dec. 27

Loud profane music was reported coming from a Holly Circle house at 10:28 p.m. Police checked but heard no music.

Saturday, Dec. 28

12:16 a.m. Tiverton caller reported concern for her boyfriend — hadn’t shown up for at his father’s house at 7 p.m. as expected, phone is dead. Police located boyfriend and his vehicle at the casino.

Police went to the casino at 1:54 a.m.: Fall River man whose casino privileges had just been reinstated after one year ejection “has been issued a new one-year ejection.”

David Jones, 33, of Nashua, NH, was arrested on charges of obstructing a police officer and vandalism at 9:33 p.m. at the Tiverton Casino Hotel.

Police were called to the Seapowet Avenue for a report of dirt bikes and ATVs in the area at 1:35 p.m. None found.

A Fish Road resident reported Christmas lights vandalized.

A driver reported hitting a deer on Harris Drive at 10:01 p.m. The deer was not found.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Car vs deer accident reported at 4:02 a.m. on Bulgarmarsh Road. The deer had to be put down.

A Bay Street resident reported that his dog was attacked by another dog and has since died. The attacking dog has been ordered quarantined for 10 days.

Steven Ponte, 40, of Fall River, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol, .15 percent or greater, at 9:14 p.m. on Pond Bridge Road after a car vs. stone wall accident involving injury.

Monday, Dec. 30

Paul A. Hoey, 46, of 259C Tickle Road, Westport, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence, third offense, and driving with an invalid license at 12:22 a.m. on Crandall Road.

Richard L. Alves, 33, of Taunton, Mass., was charged with larceny under $500, theft from a motor vehicle, at 4:02 a.m. at the Tiverton Casino Hotel.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

A Mill Street resident reported a window smashed on his van, tools taken.

Tree on wires reported on Stone Church Road, wires sparking.

Loose horse reported on Bulgarmarsh Road at 11:39 p.m. Minutes later, owner en-route to retrieve horse.

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