Warwick Crime

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  • Police logs - Feb. 21, 2018

    Tuesday | via The Day 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Nhean Moul, 35, of Fall River, Mass., was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in the proper lane on a multiple-lane highway.  Jennifer Contino, 46, 231 Lambtown Road, was charged Feb. 14 with breach of peace and interfering with an officer.


    Related Topix: Fall River, MA, Sharon, MA

  • Today in History

    Monday Feb 19 | via Texarkana Gazette 

    On Feb. 20, 1962, astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Project Mercury's Friendship 7 spacecraft, which circled the globe three times in a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds before splashing down safely in the Atlantic Ocean 800 miles southeast of Bermuda. * In 1938, Anthony Eden resigned as British foreign secretary following Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's decision to negotiate with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.


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  • Warwick man charged with allegedly sending 'obscene'...

    Tuesday Feb 13 | via Warwickonline.com 

    A Warwick man was arrested by state police shortly after Christmas for sending "crank or obscene" phone messages to Governor Gina Raimondo, not once but twice, according to court documents and a police report originally reported on by WPRI.


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  • Two arrested in following stabbing incident in Conim...

    Thursday Feb 8 | via Warwickonline.com 

    Warwick Police announced Tuesday that two suspects had been arrested for their involvement in a stabbing that occurred outside of a convenient store in Conimicut on Monday, Feb. 5. According to the release sent out by Warwick Police Major Rick Rathbun, Kristian Orlando Fonesca, 21, from Hawley Avenue in Warwick was arrested and charged with assault ... (more)


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  • Police Log

    Tuesday Feb 6 | via Warwickonline.com 

    On Jan. 26 at approximately 5:42 p.m., Officer Fontaine was at the intersection of Woguagonet and Oakland Beach Avenue when he observed a silver Chevrolet Impala traveling south on Oakland Beach Avenue at a high rate of speed.


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  • CT bounty hunters busted for trying to bag suspect i...

    Thursday Feb 1 | via WLNE-TV Providence 

    Angel Guadalupe, 45, of Bristol, C.T., and William Sobota, 40, of Burlington, C.T., were arrested on Thursday for attempting to transport a suspect back to Connecticut. "The bounty hunters detained the suspect based on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for misdemeanor crimes in Connecticut," said Laura Meade Kirk, spokeswoman for Rhode Island State Police.


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  • Police logs - Feb. 1, 2018

    Wednesday Jan 31 | via The Day 

    To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Shannon Spears, 46, of Charlestown, R.I., was charged Jan. 25 with second-degree breach of peace and third-degree criminal mischief.


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  • November trial likely for man charged in hospital sh...

    Jan 22, 2018 | via WLNE-TV Providence 

    A trial for a man accused of killing his mother in a New Hampshire hospital's intensive care unit will likely be held later this year. Both sides in the preliminary hearing for 49-year-old Travis Frink of Warwick, Rhode Island, on Monday agreed that a trial could be held as soon as November.


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  • Preliminary hearing set for man charged in hospital ...

    Jan 21, 2018 | via Powhatan Today 

    This Sept. 12, 2017, file booking photo provided by the Lebanon Police Department shows Travis Frink, charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 70-year-old mother, Pamela Ferriere, shot to death in the intensive care unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. A preliminary hearing is set for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, for Frink of Warwick, Rhode Island.


    Related Topix: Lebanon, NH, Haverhill, NH

  • Man stalked Quincy woman who won big at R.I. casino,...

    Jan 17, 2018 | via Boston.com 

    A 61-year-old Quincy woman's lucky night at a Rhode Island casino turned into a harrowing ordeal when a man watched her collect $6,000 from a cashier, followed her home, and assaulted her, leaving the victim with a broken vertebrae and no winnings, authorities said. On Wednesday, the suspect, Ty Shon Forbes, 21, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Quincy District Court to charges of unarmed robbery and assault and battery on a person over 60 in the November attack, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey's office.


    Related Topix: West Warwick, RI, Warwick, RI, Lincoln, RI

  • Police: Man followed woman home from casino to rob her

    Jan 17, 2018 | via WLNE-TV Providence 

    Police have arrested a man they say stalked a woman more than 40 miles from a Rhode Island casino to her home just outside of Boston where he attacked her and robbed her of her winnings. Ty Shon Forbes of West Warwick, Rhode Island, faced arraignment Wednesday on charges of unarmed robbery and assault and battery on someone over 60. Police say the 21-year-old Forbes saw the 61-year-old victim receive a "high-value cashout" at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on Nov. 10. Police say he followed her home about 43 miles, attacked her outside her Quincy, Massachusetts home, stole her purse and fled in a car.


    Related Topix: West Warwick, RI, Warwick, RI, Lincoln, RI

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock makes security, training changes...

    Jan 15, 2018 | via WCAX-TV Burlington 

    The fatal shooting of a patient at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center has prompted changes to security at the hospital, as well as policies on employee communication, education and training. Travis Frink, 49, of Warwick, Rhode Island, is accused of killing his mother, Pamela Ferriere, 70, of Groton, Sept.


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