Warren police logs: Foot hanging from car trunk just a prop

Posted 10/13/20

Monday, Oct. 5Police looked for but could not locate an erratic driver reported on Child Street just after 8 a.m.

A Market Street man came in to headquarters with concerns that his neighbor might …

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Warren police logs: Foot hanging from car trunk just a prop

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Monday, Oct. 5
Police looked for but could not locate an erratic driver reported on Child Street just after 8 a.m.

A Market Street man came in to headquarters with concerns that his neighbor might vandalize a fence he was planning to install.

Kenneth A. Coelho, 31, of 39 Water St., was picked up on a warrant for domestic violence/simple assault and/or battery, third or subsequent offense, and domestic violence/disorderly conduct, first offense.

A caller reported striking a deer on Long Lane.

Tuesday, Oct. 6
Kevin W. Soscia, 65, of 28 Child St.,Apt. 6, was arrested on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant.

A Barker Avenue woman told police that someone keeps generating fake Social Media accounts linked to her daughter.

A Water Street resident reported receiving phone/text threats.

Police looked for but could not locate the rider of an orange dirt bike seen by a caller driving through a cemetery on Massasoit Avenue.

Gordon L. Benjamin, 69, of Jamestown, was charged with driving on a suspended, revoked or cancelled license, third or subsequent offense, after police pulled him over on Main Street at 4:35 p.m.

A caller told police she was driving behind a car and noticed that a foot was sticking out of the trunk. She wasn't sure if it was real or not, so she called police. Police located the car and foot a short time later. It was a Halloween prop.

Wednesday, Oct. 7
A Water Street woman complained about a truck running in front of her home.

Police retrieved a bicycle found on Asylum Road.

Police got word that a small deer might be stuck within the North Burial Ground, but it was gone on arrival.

A Child Street woman came in to headquarters to report domestic abuse and drug activity.

Police logged many calls for broken tree limbs, wires down and other storm-related issues.

Thursday, Oct. 8
Michael C. DeCarvalho, 29, of Providence, was charged with driving without or on an expired license, after police pulled him over on Main Street just after 12:30 a.m.

A Harris Avenue woman reported finding a knife in her side yard. It turned out to be an old steak knife disposed of from the same home.

Nathan L. Kinklis, 25, of Barrington, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, BAC unknown, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Metacom Avenue at 11:56 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9
Police got a report of a squirrel trapped in a Child Street restaurant. The animal control officer tried but could not capture it, and left a note at the hostess station.

A Hanley Farm Road resident reported being harassed and stalked.

A caller told police that she and her friends had just been assaulted by a man on Hope Street, who she said also damaged their bikes. Police tracked down the man, who told them that the teens had assaulted him.

Brandon Lake, 27, of 109 Arlington Ave., Apt. 3, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after a woman on Metacom Avenue reported an unwanted man causing a disturbance just after 10 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 10
A Baker Street caller told police that her boyfriend and his brother were arguing and causing a disturbance.

A William Street man told police he was going through alcohol withdrawal and needed a ride to detox. Rescue crews took him to Miriam Hospital.

An anonymous caller reported a house party at Fatima Drive and Main Street at 1:14 a.m.

A Market Street woman reported being harassed by a neighbor.

A Kickemuit Road woman told police that a tree fell on her car during the storm Wednesday.

Sunday, Oct. 11
A Broad Street caller complained that the downstairs tenants were arguing.

Matthew D. Waddell, 32, of 74 Main St., was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence of liquor and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after police pulled him over on Main Street at 1:34 a.m.

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