Warren PD: Multiple panhandlers and a sick skunk

Posted 7/22/22

Warren Police activity from July 11-17, 2022.

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Warren PD: Multiple panhandlers and a sick skunk

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Monday, July 11
Police dispersed individuals in the midst of a verbal argument on Cole Street at 2:51 p.m.

Police assisted in clearing a downed wire from the roadway along Homestead Avenue at 5:14 p.m.

The Warren Fire Department helped extinguish a pile of smoldering mulch on Metacom Avenue at 5:34 p.m.

Tuesday, July 12
A Schoolhouse Road resident reported possible identity theft at 8:33 a.m.

A Seymour Street resident reported at 8:34 a.m. that their tires had been slashed overnight.

An incident occurred on Libby Lane involving a customer not allowing a delivery driver leave the premises at 12:17 p.m. Police spoke with the resident in question.

A caller reported that there was a man who appeared to be jumping in front of vehicles near Main and Maple Streets at 12:46 p.m. Police found the individual who matched the description but described no issues like in the caller’s report.

The police dispersed three juveniles from the Town Beach on Water Street at 10:41 p.m. They were informed that the area is closed after dark.

Wednesday, July 13
Police dispersed a person who was sleeping on a park bench at 4:53 a.m. on State Street.

A caller on Main Street reported that someone had impersonated them and withdrew funds from their account at 8:08 a.m.

A caller reported a deer had been struck by a vehicle on Main Street at 2:31 p.m. but it was gone when authorities arrived.

A caller reported that a man had been loitering and panhandling in the area of Main Street around 4:32 p.m. but the individual was gone when police arrived.

A Seymour Street resident reported at 6:56 p.m. that their son’s vehicle had been vandalized.

Thursday, July 14
Police put out a BOLO for a suspicious vehicle on Third Street at 12:29 a.m. that was driving without its lights on and appeared to have people wearing masks moving in a suspicious manner.

A Brown Street resident reported at 6:31 a.m. that they believed their pool water was tampered with.

Police dispersed two panhandlers from Water Street at 10:34 a.m.
Police dispersed a man who was disturbing the peace on Main Street at 3:21 p.m.

A Barney Street resident reported an injured skunk in their driveway at 4:52 p.m. The skunk was euthanized and placed near the animal shelter for disposal.

Nicholas Morra, 29, of Providence, was arrested on Water Street at 6:01 p.m. following a BOLO from Bristol PD regarding a subject that had been involved in a shoplifting incident and had multiple warrants. He was charged with driving after the denial/revocation/suspension of license due to certain violations (second offense).

A fireworks complaint on Liberty Street was logged at 9:27 p.m., but no one was found at the scene.

Friday, July 15
A utility pole fire was reported at 8:41 a.m. on Seymour Street. Rhode Island Energy was notified and the area was blocked off until it could be remedied.

A house on Brown Street was reported at 8:46 a.m. to have been vandalized.

Identity theft was reported on Market Street at 12:00 p.m. when someone reported their information was being used to pay utility bills.

Police dispersed a group of juveniles from Turner Street at 5:12 p.m.

More panhandlers were dispersed from Main Street at 6:20 p.m.

Saturday, July 16
Identity theft was reported by a Haile Street resident at 3:47 p.m.

A fireworks complaint on Brownell Street was logged at 9:56 p.m. but nobody was in the area when authorities checked.

Police dispersed a large group fo people at 11:32 p.m. in the area of Market and Sanders Streets.

Sunday, July 17
A canine was reportedly in close contact with a potentially sick raccoon on Ridgeway Drive at 11:47 a.m.

A caller requested juveniles on Davis Street be dispersed after the witnessed them playing in the street and around parked cars at 8:29 p.m. Police found no issue at the scene.

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