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Assault & Battery On 3/22/2023, at 2233 hrs. Officers arrested Clarissa Martins (28) of 935 Pontiac Ave Apt #46. Cranston, RI for domestic simple assualt, domestic vandalism and resisting … more
Have you swiped your bank card at this automatic teller machine (ATM)? Hours after Johnston Police discovered a “skimming device” attached to a Killingly Street ATM, they were looking … more
Assault On 3/16/23 at 1256 hrs., Officers arrested Sebastian Gomez, 20, of 101 New London Ave. # 163 Cranston, RI for Felony Assault by Use of Devices Similar to a Firearm. The arrest was the … more
Assault On 3/7/23 at 0022 hours Officers arrested Braian J Mejia Vasquez (24) of 93 Hillwood St. Cranston, for domestic assualt with a dangerous weapon. The arrest is the result of a disturbance … more
Cranston police released a statement identifying the victims of a house fire that occurred on Whitewood Drive,  February 24, 2023, at approximately 2:41 am. Members of the Fire and Police … more
On the streets, it’s known as “Tranq.” A powerful, long-acting sedative originally designed for veterinary usage, Xylaxine has been appearing increasingly frequently in local … more
Assault On 3/3/23 at 0145 hours Officers arrested Exequiel Martinez (25) of 42 Lincoln Ave. Apt # 1 Central Falls, for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct. Arrest is the result … more
Cranston Police have made two arrests in a school vandalism case — a Johnston man and a Cranston minor. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist announced the … more
Colonel Michael Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announced Monday the arrest of a Cranston man wanted on a Massachusetts arrest warrant for felony assault and weapons charges. On … more
The phased rollout of body-worn cameras for the Cranston Police Department began last Friday with 12 patrol officers wearing the cameras to test the equipment. The technical infrastructure has been … more
Two ATVs and one scooter that were illegally/recklessly operated on Cranston’s streets will find a new home with law enforcement in the Dominican Republic. The Cranston Police Department (CPD) … more
DRUG POSSESSION At 7:42 a.m. on Feb. 19, Cranston Police arrested Tirrell Walker, 44, of 19 Fletcher Ave., Cranston, on charges of Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance  Under 10g … more
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