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Six men have been charged in Third Division District Court in Warwick with crimes related to “targeting children for sex, stemming from a joint investigation led by Homeland Security … more
The Planet Fitness on Warwick Ave. has been the target of three bomb threats in three weeks, with the location having to evacuate on March 28, April 4 and April 9. According to Warwick Police … more
MISDEMEANOR REVOKED LICENSE At 6:24 p.m., Feb. 10, Warwick Police Officer Johnathan H. DiPietro was on routine patrol in the area of 1056 Post Road when he witnessed a motor vehicle crash. … more
Scott Avedisian, Warwick’s longest-serving mayor, entered a not-guilty plea Wednesday morning at Kent County Court to charges he left the scene of a car crash. The fender-bender occurred … more
ROBBERY On March 25, 2024, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Jimmy Castro, 23, and Gissell Starnes, 19, both of Central Falls, with three counts of first-degree robbery … more
Warwick Veterans Memorial Middle School Principal Jeff Goss is still in his role after pleading not guilty to a charge of driving under the influence (DUI). Goss was arrested by Tiverton police … more
UPDATED: Warwick Police have identified the victim in Thursday's tragic shooting. more
CHILD MOLESTATION Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced in a press release that a West Warwick man has been charged in Kent County Superior Court with second-degree child … more
A pair of alleged “grandparent scammers” have been arrested by Warwick Police. According to Warwick Police Detective Capt. John McAniff, local victims nearly taken for more than … more
LOST KAYAKER On Feb. 25 at approximately 4:56 p.m., officers responded to Conimicut Point, where Kirsten Chant informed officers that her husband, 60-year-old Timothy Chant, left at noon to go … more
Warwick and Cranston police officers attended training courses run by an organization now banned in nine states for its advocacy of unethical policing strategies and discriminatory rhetoric. The … more
It was a rare, stinging rebuke of state officials by an enforcement wing of the federal government. Then the Ocean State’s Attorney General weighed in, reddening the handprint left behind … more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Warwick man has been found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of charges stemming from an impaired driving crash that injured … more
UPDATED: The defendant has been identified by prosecutors as Manuel Garcia Dela Cruz. more
EMBEZZLEMENT Around 9:21 a.m., Jan. 5, Warwick Police Officer Justin N. Martin responded to UPS at 150 Plan Way to investigate the report of an employee who stole an item out of a package while … more
STOLEN VEHICLE Around 4:25 p.m., Jan. 12, Warwick Police were notified of a flock hit from dispatch for a stolen vehicle that was heading north on Post Road near Route 37. The vehicle was … more
CAR VS PEDESTRIAN Around 5:43 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27, Warwick Police officers were dispatched to the area of 90 Nausauket Road for the report of a “car vs pedestrian crash,” … more
The prayers worked. Sister Daisy’s still healing but she’s back in her St. Rocco School classroom. “It’s a miracle,” said the nun and second-grade teacher. … more
SHOPLIFTING A Warwick man has been charged with repeatedly stealing bottles of Tasmanian Vodka. Around 6:25 P.M., Dec. 28, 2023, Warwick Police responded to Airport Liquors at 1800 Airport … more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced last week that a Johnston man has been found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of the murder of Mario Diaz, stemming from a … more
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