Tiverton Police: Several motorists face DUI charges

Posted 3/3/21

Friday, Feb. 12

Michael C. Gomes, 41, of Dorchester, Mass., was arrested on three warrants — a Superior Court bench warrant, a bench warrant from 6th District Court, and an affidavit and …

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Tiverton Police: Several motorists face DUI charges

Posted

Friday, Feb. 12

Michael C. Gomes, 41, of Dorchester, Mass., was arrested on three warrants — a Superior Court bench warrant, a bench warrant from 6th District Court, and an affidavit and arrest warrant from another police department. The arrest took place at 7:15 pm on Shove Street.

Kelly M. Frazer, 38, of 1938 Main Road, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of domestic simple assault at 10:10 pm at that address.

A person cleaning an apartment at Tiverton Senior Housing reported finding a firearm. It proved to be a BB gun.

David J. Bergeron Keefe, 43, of 138 Abel Hart Lane, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence, blood alcohol concentration unknown, at 5:35 pm on Abel Hart Lane.

Saturday, Feb. 13

Andrew J. Decotis, 26, of 200 Bulgarmarsh Road, Tiverton, was arrested on charges of domestic breaking and entering a dwelling, second offense, and domestic vandalism, second offense, at 10:17 pm at a Cliff Street address.

Sunday, Feb. 14

Police were alerted to a road rage incident on Souza Road at 8:10 pm

Monday, Feb. 15

Police responded to 911 calls about a three-car accident on Lake Road near East Road at  2:34 pm — the dispatcher reported hearing screaming in the background. A Tiverton ambulance took one person to St. Anne’s Hospital. A Little Compton ambulance took another person to Newport Hospital. 

A Bourne Mill resident called at 5:03 pm to tell police that his wife had taken his Glock pistol.

Tuesday, Feb. 16

At 4:40 am, a considerable amount of debris, mostly clothing, was cleared from Route 24 north. Later, at 4:14 pm, police went to Route 24 to remove a number of trash bags from the highway.

Jonathan Gosselin, 35, of Fall River, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of liquor, blood alcohol concentration unknown, at 4:47 pm on Tiverton Casino Boulevard.

Tyrik R. Singletary, 22, of Fall River, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of liquor, blood alcohol content unknown, and on an arrest warrant from Pawtucket, at 5:20 pm in the area of 1740 Main Road.

A 9:37 pm caller reported that his ex’s new fiancé flattened his tire.

Wednesday, Feb. 17

Raymond J. Strangis, 46, of New Bedford, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of liquor, blood alcohol concentration unknown, and on a New Bedford warrant, at 1:38 am on Tiverton Casino Boulevard.

A resident told police that he had given his Medicare number to a scammer who called and offered a free swab testing kit.

At 2:18 pm, the Tiverton Casino called about items that had been stolen.

Matthew J. Poirier, 35, of 67 Morning Dove Drive, Tiverton was arrested on charges of domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct at 9:19 pm at that address.

Police went to the intersection of Eagleville and Stafford roads at 4:37 pm for a two-car crash. There were no injuries.

At 6:31 pm, a motorist said that a dump truck was blocking Bulgarmarsh Road and that the driver swore when he was asked to move it. Police said the truck was from North Tiverton Water and was there to fix a water main break.

Thursday, Feb. 18

At 3:38 am, police went to Hancock St. for a report that a man on foot was trying to gain entry into cars. He was not located.

A caller reported that someone he knows accessed his private photos and sent personal videos of his to others.

At 11:34 am, a caller told police that a plow truck had been sitting near Evelyn’s Drive-In for over two hours with the sander spinning.

At 3:59 pm, police and rescue went to Main Road near Sakonnet Veterinary Hospital after receiving a 911 call about a two-car accident. Those involved declined treatment at the hospital.

Mark T. Gonsalves, 38, of Providence, was arrested on a Superior Court bench warrant and cited for driving with a suspended license at 9:02 pm on Route 24.

Friday, Feb. 19

Callers complained at 11:29 pm that tractor trailers are using Warren Avenue illegally.

Police were called to the Tiverton Casino at 1 pm to assist with a casino ejection.

Demetrios Mitsis, 38, of Fall River, was arrested on a bench warrant from 3rd District Court at 2:36 pm at the Tiverton Casino. Police had been called there to assist with a permanent ejection.

Police went to Main Road at East Road at 7:18 pm for a call about a large tree in the roadway. No downed tree was found.

At 8:29 pm, a 911 caller notified police that a car had gone off Route 24 South into a ditch at the tree line. The woman driving the car was not injured.

Police went to Eagleville Road at 9:19 pm after a caller voiced concern for a dog left outside during a snowstorm. The owner said the dog stays outside at its doghouse in most weather and is only brought in during extreme cold. The matter was referred to animal control.

Saturday, Feb. 20

An East Road resident called at 3:13 pm to request a no trespass order against a man who had come onto his property and harassed him.

A Songbird Lane resident reported fraud involving Venmo.

At 3:54 pm, police and rescue responded to a 911 call reporting that a car had struck and snapped a National Grid pole on East Road at Roseland Drive. One person suffered ankle pain but declined transport to the hospital.

Police went to the Tiverton Casino to assist with a two-month ejection at 9:54 pm.

Sunday, Feb. 21

A barking dogs complaint was received from a Hayden Avenue caller at 7:49 am.

Newport Hospital notified police at 9:55 pm about a Church Street incident involving a dog that had allegedly bitten two people; witnesses said the dog had been punched in the head multiple times and appeared to have been injured.

 

 

 

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