Warren police: Overdose patient treated with Narcan

Posted 8/13/20

Tuesday, August 4

A caller reported a dog running loose on Arlington Avenue.

A Child Street woman reported to police that persons unknown to her had hacked into her financial accounts.

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Warren police: Overdose patient treated with Narcan


Tuesday, August 4

A caller reported a dog running loose on Arlington Avenue.

A Child Street woman reported to police that persons unknown to her had hacked into her financial accounts.

A Child Street resident found a bat (the flying kind) in a car parked on Child Street.

A caller reported the sound of gunfire and loud military music on Greenlawn Street. Officers confirmed there was a ceremony taking place.

A caller complained that a box truck struck a car parked on Water Street but failed to stop.

A caller told police that there was a utility pole fire on Child Street, near Crestwood Nursing Home. Police found the pole at the entrance to the Waterview Condominiums. Cracked and leaning away from traffic, there was a live wire on the ground. A tree crew showed up about half an hour later and National Grid also responded to restore power.

A fire department member reported a tree limb blocking part of Joseph Drive, at Child Street.

National Grid was notified about a branch down on a pole on Kinnicutt Avenue.

A tree fell and struck a Bridge Street home’s railing.

DOT crews were notified about a branch on the side of Main Street.

A caller reported sparking wires on Maple Road.

A tree fell on Union Street, a caller told police report. Others were reported down on Market Street, Touisset Road, Taddy Avenue and other streets about town.

A caller reported that a basketball hoop was blocking the road on Bridge Street. Police moved it back into the yard.

National Grid was notified after fuses blew in a pole on Barton Avenue.

A Main Street woman told police that an unwanted man had been visiting her home.

Police were asked to check on the well-being of a group of kids swimming unsupervised on Water Street.

A Denver Avenue resident called police at 9:44 p.m. to report that the street was without power.

Rescue members administered Narcan, an anti-opioid, to a patient on Main Street after a caller reported at 10:44 p.m. that the person was drifting in and out of consciousness. The patient was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.

Wednesday, August 5

An injured animal was reportedly stuck in a Coomer Avenue backyard, but was gone on police arrival.

A caller told police that there were bunnies on Water Street. The animal control officer contacted a wildlife rehabilitator.

Police were called to Main Street for a landlord-tenant dispute.

A caller complained that there was a boater in the Kickemuit Reservoir. It turned out to be someone testing water quality or the Bristol County Water Authority.

Someone complained that two cars had been parked at the end of Middle Street for an extended period of time. It turned out to be nursing home workers taking a break in their car.

An anonymous caller told police that there was a juvenile yelling on Market Street.

Michael R. Rodrigues, 33, of 113 Water St., was arrested on a bench warrant issued by Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

Thursday, August 6

Police went to the aid of a loose, and possibly injured, beagle mix spotted by a resident on Main Street just after midnight. The dog was taken to the animal shelter and returned to the owner 35 minutes after the call came in.

A caller told police that there was a loose dog walking around inside a Market Street store just before 5 a.m.

Police looked for but could not locate the rider of a motorized bicycle on Child Street, after getting a call.

Police investigated a possible drunk driver on Brown Street, finding the car in question parked and unattended.

The manager of a Metacom Avenue gym said a woman was harassing gym members in the parking lot.

A Main Street woman called police after finding her apartment door propped open, and loud music playing inside. She said she had not been home all day but police found no signs of a break-in, and said it might have been an oversight on her part.

Friday, August 7

Police were notified about a stop sign down on Old Market Street.

A Water Street resident reported finding a deceased bunny.

A Market Street man came in and reported the loss of his wallet.

A Market Street caller reported the theft of lottery tickets.

A man was transported to the hospital after he came in to the station and asked to be taken there for alcohol withdrawal.

A caller asked that police assist with an unwanted woman on Water Street.

Police were called to Croade Street for an argument between neighbors. Police separated the two.

A Main Street man said he was being harassed over money. Officers advised him that it was a civil matter.

The Warren building inspector reported receiving multiple calls for vehicles continuing on at the dead end of North Cornell Avenue, where a new development is being built. Officers coned off the area.

A Market Street man complained that a neighbor took down part of his fence.

An anonymous caller reported an open burn on Company Street. It turned out to be folks enjoying s’mores.

A caller said that there was a man and woman photographing cars passing on Market Street. Turns out they were RIDOT workers conducting a study.

Saturday, August 8

A caller reported a dog running loose on Market Street, at Birchswamp.

A Lee Drive man complained that sewage was backing up into his house. Officers contacted the sewer department.

An employee at a Main Street business asked that police disperse a man who was acting belligerently and refused to leave. It turned out to be a former employee who had been fired but came by to pick up a paycheck.

Police got a call about cattle mooing around Libby Lane.

Police spoke to the manager of a Market Street restaurant after a caller reported that the establishment was not adhering to social distancing regulations. The manager said changes would be made.

A boater called to police to say that she was sailing toward Water Street and had taken on a sailor who had fallen off his vessel. He was checked out by rescue crews when the woman docked.

A caller complained about fireworks being set off on Federal Street.

Sunday, August 9

An officer checked out a car parked on Grove Avenue just after 2 a.m. The driver had pulled over to use a cell phone.

A caller complained that employees of a Main Street business were not wearing masks. Police came by and found no violations.

The animal control officer picked up a dead chicken from the yard of a Bay Road home.

A caller found a debit card in a Metacom Avenue ATM, and called police.

Police spoke to a resident after getting a report of a dog locked in a car parked on Water Street just before 2:30 p.m.

The sound of gunshots were reported on Bradbury Street, but police found nothing amiss.

Cattle were spotted along Barton Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.

Police dispersed people from a large gathering on Child Street due to social distancing requirements.

A caller reported that several motorcyclists were riding the wrong way on Haile Street.

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