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Warren police logs: As Fourth approaches, fireworks complaints are up

Posted 6/29/20

Monday, June 22

Police were called to Harris Avenue for a child custody issue.

Police were called to Asylum Road by a man who said he had lost several important documents.

An intoxicated man …

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Warren police logs: As Fourth approaches, fireworks complaints are up

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Monday, June 22

Police were called to Harris Avenue for a child custody issue.

Police were called to Asylum Road by a man who said he had lost several important documents.

An intoxicated man apparently left a Metacom Avenue business with one of its shopping carts, and was walking with it along the road. An employee at the business called police to tell them of the incident; police caught up with the man, and he returned the cart.

Tuesday, June 23

A driver on Market Street called to report that a car in front of him was all over the road. Police pulled over the driver and confirmed no impairment.

A man on Joyce Street called police, said he was intoxicated and asked for a ride to the hospital. He was taken by rescue squad.

Police were asked to check on a Market Street juvenile who was home alone.

A Miller Street woman called police to report that she was having ongoing problems with her ex-husband.

A Miller Street woman asked that police remove an unwanted man from her home.

Rescue crews took a man to the hospital after a caller told police about a man laying on the ground on Franklin Street.

A Warren Avenue resident reported the violation of a no contact order.

A Haile Street woman called to report a sexual assault that had occurred “years ago.”

A Main Street man complained that there was a stranger standing in the entryway of an apartment building. The man was looking for items he’d misplaced, police learned, and he left after finding them.

A Market Street woman complained that she was being harassed by a neighbor.

A renter on Asselin Street asked that police come and disperse his landlord, who he said was drunk.

A man apparently left without his dog after tying it up outside while visiting a store on Market Street. The animal control officer came, got the dog and brought it to the station. Shortly thereafter, the owner came to police headquarters to report his dog missing. He was told it had been retrieved, and he said he’d contact the animal officer in the morning.

Police looked for but could not find “suspicious parties and vehicles” reported on Main Street.

Wednesday, June 24

A Metacom Avenue woman called to report that a man against whom a no contact order was in place tried to break into her apartment.

Robert J. Curley, 21, of Bristol, was arrested on a warrant and charged with violating a no contact order and vandalism. 

A State Street resident reported a broken window.

A Child Street resident complained that the next door neighbors were yelling at each other.

A caller from Vernon Street alerted police to a turkey that may have been injured.

A Teddy Avenue resident complained that a neighbor was running a jet ski in his driveway for a long period of time.

An Ellis Avenue resident complained about fireworks.

A driver struck a fox on Main Street, near Oyster Point. No word on the animal’s condition.

A Ridgeway Drive woman complained that her mother’s boyfriend was drunk and disorderly.

Thursday, June 25

Police issued a no trespass order after getting a complaint about a panhandler on Main Street just before 9 a.m.

Police were asked to check on the well-being of two juveniles carrying suitcases along Seymour Street, at Main. There were no signs of them when police arrived.

A delivery driver who stopped on Main Street complained of being harassed by a skateboarder.

Police told a Davis Street resident to block the caller after he received a prank phone call.

A Wilbur Avenue resident complained of harassing text messages.

A caller found a set of keys on Eisenhower Street.

Police told a Ridgeway Drive resident to turn down the music, and recited the town’s noise ordinance, after getting a call about loud music at 11:35 p.m.

Friday, June 26

Police told a Main Street resident to turn down the music, and recited the town’s noise ordinance, after getting a call about loud music at 1:30 a.m.

A Water Street man complained that his girlfriend broke his phone.

A caller asked to speak to police about squatters apparently in a Water Street apartment. Police looked into it, but nobody answered the door.

What one caller said was a suspicious vehicle in Laurel Park was just making deliveries, police learned when they went out to investigate.

Several fireworks complaints came in from Sisson Street, Colonial Drive, Cutler Street, Croade Street and South Cornell Avenue.

A driver on Child Street called police to report being followed and harassed by another driver.

Saturday, June 27

Albert W. Reeves, 57, of Rehoboth, was charged with disorderly conduct and reckless driving and other offenses against public safety, after police attempted to pull him over on Ridegeway Drive. He initially failed to stop but eventually pulled into a driveway off of Ridgeway.

Fireworks complaints came in from Kathleen Drive, Overhill Road and Wood Street.

Christopher M. Diamond, 37, of Dunbarton, NH, was pulled over on Main Street just before 9 p.m. and charged with driving on a suspended, revoked or cancelled license, and being a fugitive from justice.

A caller complained that a large group of juveniles were in a residence one floor up, and possibly had alcohol. Police checked it out and reported a negative on the alcohol.

Sunday, June 28

Jake W. Meehan, 19, of Somerset, was charged with failure to stop for an accident and reckless driving and other offenses against public safety, first offense, after an incident on Child Street just before 1 a.m.

Christopher Silva, 33, of 9 Thompson St., Apt. 2, was charged with vandalism and disorderly conduct after police were called to Water Street just after 7:30 p.m. for an altercation between at least two men.

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