Warren police logs: Police charge six in separate incidents

Posted 7/27/20

Monday, July 20

A Mason Street man complained that $400 had been stolen from him.

A lifeguard on Haile Street asked police to check on the well-being of a heavily intoxicated woman.

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Warren police logs: Police charge six in separate incidents


Monday, July 20

A Mason Street man complained that $400 had been stolen from him.

A lifeguard on Haile Street asked police to check on the well-being of a heavily intoxicated woman.

A Main Street man told police that his ex-girlfriend broke into his home and “destroyed everything.”

Police checked out an argument called in from Church Street. It turned out to be a disagreement between a landlord and a tenant.

The DCYF received a tip about two children from Warren being left home alone. Police went to have a look and found nobody home. later, the father told police that the children were with their mother.

Michael Rodrigues, 33, of 113 Water St., was charged with domestic violence/simple assault and/or battery, and domestic violence/disorderly could the, after a woman called at 4:25 p.m. to report being assaulted by her boyfriend.

Tuesday, July 21

Police received a tip from DCYF that two juveniles, approximately five and nine years of age, were home alone at a Union Street residence. It was unclear if the call concerned the same children as called in the day before.

A driver in Rescue 3 reported an erratic and possibly drunk driver on Markett Street. Police pulled the vehicle over near Jamiel’s Park, but no arrest was noted.

Police checked and found the building secure after a man called from Main Street to report that the door to an apartment next to him was open.

A woman called to report a man slumped over on a swing in the children’s area at Jamiel’s Park. It turned out to be a teenager just hanging out.

A woman reported receiving a text from a man against whom she held a court order barring contact.

Police coned off a section of road at Main and Brown streets and called in National Grid to address an issue.

A caller complained to police that there was a trailered boat parked on the side of Sowamsett Avenue, and it had been there for several days.

Police dispersed an unwanted man from a Kelly Street residence after an altercation among several people.

Wednesday, July 22

A Child Street man reported receiving “strange” correspondence in the mail. Police checked it out: Jehovah’s Witness literature.

An employee at a Market Street business alerted police to an employee who allegedly broke locks at the business and had access to confidential items and papers.

A man called from Child Street to report that a woman locked him out of his house. 

Thursday, July 23

Kerry A. Eastado, 29, of Fall River, was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test, after a motor vehicle stop at Miller and Main streets at 12:13 a.m.

A woman from Bay Road told police that her husband was overdue and hadn’t returned home from camping.

A Croade Street caller complained that a neighbor vandalized his yard.

A caller from Croade Street complained that a neighbor was destroying her flowers. An officer said the flowers were actually across the street, on public property.

Police were called to keep the peace at an Arlington Avenue home.

A Water Street caller sent in an anonymous tip regarding possible drug activity involving a heavy-set man with long hair. He was gone upon police arrival.

A caller from Water Street requested a rescue for a heavily intoxicated friend. The person was taken to the hospital.

An officer retrieved a medical bag from a Water Street residence. It had been left behind earlier by rescue squad members.

Friday, July 24

A Market Street woman complained that her neighbor was yelling at her.

Brian Silva, 31, of 9 Stuart St., was arrested on a Rhode Island Superior Court warrant following a traffic stop on his street.

A caller from Makret Street reported an argument that started after her landlord showed up at her apartment unannnounced.

Loud music, possibly from a band, was called in on Kelly Street at 9:35 p.m. Police said all was quiet when they arrived.

Police dispersed a woman after an argument at a Washington Street home.

A Metacom Avenue caller reported an ongoing loud music problem.

Saturday, July 25

Hector Rivera Jiminez, 23, of Woonsocket, was charged with driving on a suspended, revoked or cancelled license, third or subsequent offense, and arrested on two bench warrants from Second and Sixth division district courts, following a traffic stop on Main Street just before 12:30 a.m.

A Franklin Street man called police just after 5:30 a.m. to report being assaulted by his wife.

An item was reported stolen from a Birchswamp Road yard.

A Lambert Road woman told police she might have received fraudulent email. Police found no problem; the mail had been addressed improperly.

A caller from Union Street respirated three juveniles on bikes, weaving in and out of traffic.

John J. Moitozo Jr., 50, of 3 Union St., second floor, was picked up on a Rhode Island Superior Court warrant.

A caller from Joyce Street told there was a man throwing and possibly breaking things inside his apartment.

A caller reported an uncontrolled burn on Avenue A. Fire crews extinguished it.

A caller told police a person was driving a motorized scooter down the middle of Metacom Avenue just after 11 p.m.

Sunday, July 26

Xavier M. Walker, 21, of 78 Arlington Ave., Apt. A, was charged with domestic violence/simple assault and/or battery, first offense, and domestic violence/disorderly conduct, first offense, after a woman called at 2:16 a.m. to request the removal of a man.

Ryan P. O’Connell, 39, of Bristol, was charged with driving with a suspended, revoked or cancelled registration, first offense, after several callers reported just before 3:30 a.m. that a vehicle had struck a building on Market Street. Photos from the scene show that Mr. O'Connell's vehicle, a van owned by Butterfield Electric, struck a parked Ford SUV and pushed it into a building.

A caller from Main Street reported seeing an elderly man with no pants walking in the area. Police looked for but could not locate him.

Police gained access to a locked car on Haile Street after the driver, a woman, told police that she had accidentally locked her children inside. They were safe, she said, with the car running and the AC on.

A Kathleen Drive resident reported a fox in the area.

Warren marine rescue crews looked for a 19-foot Bayliner without success after they were informed by Bristol police that they’d received a call from a Bristol woman who said her husband was overdue. She said the man, who docks in Warren, called her from Bristol Harbor to say he was about to run out of gas. The United States Coast Guard and state Department of Environmental Management were notified, and Warren marine crews searched the Warren River without success. About two hours after the call, the search was temporarily suspended, and at about that time Bristol authorities reported to Warren crews that the man had been located and had returned home. 

An officer was flagged down by motorists on Birchswamp Road, who reported a road rage incident. 

A caller told police that an erratic driver ran multiple stop signs in the area of Beth and Almy avenues.

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