West Warwick Crime

West Warwick Crime

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  • Today in History

    17 hrs ago | 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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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