Warren Police activity from July 4-10, 2022.
Monday, July 4
The search for an animal trapped in a building near Main and State Streets at 9:45 a.m. came up empty.
An aggressive jet ski operator was reported near the shoreline by Water Street at 2:07 p.m. but was gone when authorities arrived.
An erratically-driven golf cart was reported near Touisset Road and Barton Avenue at 6:00 p.m. but was gone when police came to the scene.
A business on Metacom Avenue was reported for using single use plastic bags in violation of the town’s plastic bag ordinance at 8:18 p.m. They were advised of the issue and removed the plastic bags as requested.
Fireworks complaints were levied on Brown Street at 8:45 p.m. and on Main Street at 9:03 p.m. Another complain on Main Street came in at 9:15 p.m. Four more fireworks complaints came in between 10:06 and 10:31 p.m. on Market Street, Child Street, Vernon Street, and Cherry Street, all of which were reported as unfounded.
A kerfuffle occurred on Water Street at 9:31 p.m. involving a person riding scooter that reportedly struck a concessions stand and then fled the scene. Police eventually caught up with the alleged rider, towed the scooter, and transported multiple juveniles to headquarters where they were picked up by a parent.
Warren Fire volunteers extinguished a dumpster fire on Metacom Avenue at 9:55 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5
A group of juveniles playing with a football near Water and Campbell Streets were advised of a complaint regarding them at 1:12 p.m. after police saw the ball go into the roadway multiple times.
A resident of Asselin Street reported at 4:45 p.m. that a table had recently been stolen from her yard.
A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested following an incident on Stuart Street at 8:31 p.m. They were charged with simple assault and/or battery and disorderly conduct.
A fight on Croade Street at an apartment building at 11:15 p.m. resulted in one being transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
Wednesday, July 6
A deer that was struck by a car on Vernon Street at 5:50 a.m. was euthanized by authorities shortly after the collision. DEM was notified.
A caller reported multiple syringes on the side of the road near Schoolhouse and Serpentine Roads at 8:38 a.m.
Thursday, July 7
Brian Silva, 33, of Warren, was arrested on Arlington Avenue at 9:46 a.m. after violating a no contact order. He was charged with felony assault and/or battery and the criminal violation of a no contact order (3rd+ offense).
The animal control officer reported a nest of birds that were disturbed by workers on Laurel Lane at 10:23 a.m. were referred to a wildlife sanctuary by a volunteer.
Emily Georgeu, 27, of Bristol, was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on Arlington Avenue at 10:57 p.m. involving a utility pole. She was charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. She was arraigned and released later the following morning.
Friday, July 8
An anonymous male reported that two women were outside a residence on Joyce Street smoking “crack” at 1:47 a.m. Police found no drugs but advised the women to quiet down.
A caller on Main Street reported at 12:06 p.m. that three men were witnessed going inside her vehicle, although nothing was found to be missing.
An excessively loud motorcycle was reported at 7:48 p.m. to be driving through the area of Fatima Drive. Police found no one at the scene, but later found the bike in question outside a residence and informed them of the complaint.
Multiple callers reported a structure on fire at 9:05 p.m. on Detroit Avenue. Authorities described a “swing set” being fully engulfed, and it was shortly afterwards extinguished.
Nicholas Allen, 32, of Swansea, Mass., was arrested following the report of a suspicious vehicle on Barton Avenue at 10:53 p.m. He was charged with two counts of possession of a schedule I-V controlled substance (second offense) and possession of prohibited weapons other than firearms. He was arraigned the following morning.
Saturday, July 9
A caller reported two suspicious individuals on Buffalo Avenue using flashlights in a backyard. Police found they were doing some late night gardening.
Mitchell Miranda, 43, of Bristol, was arrested following a disturbance on Metacom Avenue at 8:16 p.m. He was charged with disorderly conduct and was transported back to his home in Bristol.
Three fireworks complaints were logged between 8:46 and 10:14 p.m. on Davis Street, Child Street and Cherry Street.
Sunday, July 10
Authorities assisted in a marine rescue on the Kickemuit River at 12:48 p.m. involving a sinking yellow speedboat.
Emanuel Araujo, 44, of Warren, was arrested following a motor vehicle accident involving a parked car on State Street at 6:56 p.m. He was charged with DUI of liquor (BAC unknown, first offense), and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer. He was arraigned and released later that evening.