Westport man charged in home invasion

Police say he climbed through bathroom window at 3 a.m.

Posted 12/6/23

A Westport man faces multiple charges for allegedly breaking into a River Road home early Friday morning, and brandishing a hammer when the home’s sole occupant woke up.

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Westport man charged in home invasion

Police say he climbed through bathroom window at 3 a.m.

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A Westport man faces multiple charges for allegedly breaking into a River Road home early Friday morning, and brandishing a hammer when the home’s sole occupant woke up.

Police were called to the home just before 3 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1 by the resident, who told police he got up to go to the bathroom just as a man later identified as John DeNadal, 53, of 21 Irene Drive, was trying to climb through the bathroom window. The resident told police that DeNadal brandished a hammer during their encounter.

DeNadal was arrested after police saw him walk out the home’s front door shortly after their arrival. He was charged with armed burglary, malicious destruction of property over $1,200, home invasion and assault with a dangerous weapon on a person over 60.

In other police news, from the weekly blotter:

Sunday, Nov. 26

Police responded to Irene Drive at 5:50 a.m. after receiving a 911 call about suspicious activity.

A Main Road resident called to report an unwanted person at 4:26 p.m.

An Old Bedford Road resident complained of harassment at 7:05 p.m.

A 9:01 p.m. call regarding a suspicious person at Old County and Mouse Mill roads was deemed unfounded.

A 911 caller reported a disturbance on Forsythia Lane at 9:23 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 27

A caller reported that lines were down on Van Buren Street at 2:11 a.m. Police looked but could not find the problem. A similar call came in from Horseneck Road, at Fisherville Lane, at 5:50 a.m.

Jason Moore, 49, no address given, of Fall River, was arrested on a warrant after police stopped to talk to him on State Road just before noon.

Police tried but were unable to serve a restraining order on Narrow Avenue at 2:37 p.m. They were successful after a return at 4:21 p.m.

A Meadow Road resident reported being harassed at 4:56 p.m.

A 911 caller from State Road reported an unwanted person at 5:10 p.m.

A Drift Road resident reported being harassed at 5:35 p.m.

A Gifford Road caller reported a disturbance at 10:34 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

A Gifford Road resident reported a neighbor dispute at 9:32 a.m. A similar call came in from Meadow Road at 6:50 p.m.

A D Drive resident reported identity fraud at 4:22 p.m.

A Prospect Avenue resident reported being threatened at 4:49 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

A 911 caller reported suspicious activity on Tickle Road at 4:21 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity at Davis and Old Bedford roads at 5:11 p.m. Police deemed it unfounded.

Thursday, Nov. 30

A caller from American Legion Highway asked police to keep the peace at 7:47 a.m. A similar call came in from the same location at 3:32 p.m.

Police served a restraining order on Sanford Road at 10:31 a.m.

A 911 caller reported a suspicious car on Route 195 at 3:25 p.m.

Police tried but were unable to serve a restraining order on Sanford Road at 7:09 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 1

A caller reported a suspicious car on State Road at 12:23 a.m.

A report of suspicious activity came in from Cook Lane and River Road at 8:20 a.m. A similar call came in from Cook Lane at 9:09 a.m.

A caller from Forsythia Lane asked police to keep the peace at 9:37 a.m.

A Monique Drive resident reported a stolen vehicle at 11:55 p.m.

A caller from State Road reported road rage at 12:43 p.m.

A caller reported a suspicious car on State Road at 4:27 p.m. A similar call came in from American Legion Highway just before 6 p.m.

A caller reported a suspicious person on Village Way at 5:16 p.m.

Patrick Sullivan, 83, of 100 Village Way, Apt. 105, was arrested on two counts of breaking and entering a building during the day. Police said he was a neighbor of the alleged victim.

A Hix Bridge Road resident reported an assault just after 9 a.m.

A Village Way caller reported the violation of a restraining order at 12:24 p.m.

Police were asked to keep the peace on Forsythia Lane at 2:05 p.m.

A Robert Street caller reported a neighbor dispute at 5:13 p.m.

A Reed Road caller reported suspicious activity just before 6 p.m. A similar call came in from Horseneck Road, at Pettey Lane, at 9:53 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 3

A 911 caller reported a suspicious car on Van Buren Street at 12:26 a.., but police deemed it unfounded.

A 911 caller reported a suspicious person on Reed Road at 9:21 a.m. A similar call came in from the same location at 1:37 p.m.

A caller from State Road reported a disturbance at 11:54 p.m. Police restored the peace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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