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Assault On 9/12/2023 at 0823 hours SVU & CIU Detective(s) arrested Olga I Gomes, 79, of Woodbine St., Cranston for domestic assault on person > 60 causing bodily injury as a result of an … more
UPDATE: The Johnston Police Department asked the public for assistance locating a stolen car. The vehicle, pictured here, was taken from the victim’s driveway on Capri Drive around 2:30 a.m. on … more
The water looks deep. But that guy made it through. I can’t back up now. Just accelerate and pray? Ocean State drivers find themselves in an increasingly familiar quandary. Drive … more
Assault On 9/3/23 at approximately 1645 HRS., Officers arrested Keven Peterson, 32 of 1185 Narragansett Blvd #117, charging him with one (1) count of Domestic Assault and one (1) count of … more
A dog-walker’s poop-bag fastball landed a Johnston man in police custody. Around 8:50 p.m., Aug. 6, Johnston Police Sgt. Arthur Petteruti responded to the area of 456 Greenville Avenue in … more
Johnston’s mayor has called on Gov. Dan McKee to make a “disaster declaration” in Johnston to help residents rebuild after the Aug. 18 tornado . McKee’s administration … more
Assault On 8/25/23 at 1611 hrs., Officers arrested Shana Rodrigues, 26, of 26 Fenner St. Cranston, RI for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct. The arrest was the result of a … more
Assault   On 8/14/2023 at approximately 2122hrs, Officers arrested Diego Ventura Lastor (20) of 9 Whipple Ave 2nd floor, Cranston RI for (1) count of Felony Assault. The arrest was a … more
The spinning winds struck Johnston where the town buries its dead and the neighborhoods where the residents live their lives. Dashcam footage shows a twister crossing Interstate 295. … more
Assault On 8/6/23 at 0754 hours Officers arrested Alfred Georgio (82) of 16 Oakwind Ter. Cranston, for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct. Arrest is the result of a call for … more
Johnston’s probate judge has been placed on leave, following charges linked to an alleged million-dollar collectible theft from a dead Cranston man’s estate. Rhode Island Attorney … more
Assault On 07/23/23 at 1803hrs, Officer arrested John Fitzpatrick, 29 of 264 Aqueduct Rd Cranston RI for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly as a result of a disturbance call at the … more
Active Warrant   On 7/21/23, at approximately 1528 Hours, Officers arrested Kareem D. Shields, (31), of 47 Mawney Street Apt. #1, Providence, RI, for an active Arrest & Affidavit … more
On June 14, at JFK International Airport in New York, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) inspected and seized a package shipped from China and destined for a Johnston address. “Upon … more
UPDATED: In March 2022, a Cranston man was sentenced to attend Batterers Intervention two months after he allegedly killed his wife. Johnston Police responded to an early morning call on George Waterman … more
Assault On 7/4/23 at 1408 hrs, Officer arrested Christopher Rosa, 18, of 50 Birch St. Apt. 500, Cranston, RI, for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct. The arrest was the … more
Assault – Simple On 6/26/23 at 2108 hours Officers arrested Daniel Coren (72) of 8 Harding Ave. Cranston, for Domestic Simple Assault and Domestic Disorderly Conduct. Arrest is the result … more
Cranston Police have released their officers’ body-worn camera footage from the May 24 officer-shooting of Johnston murder suspect James Harrison. Rhode Island State Police and Cranston … more
They almost lost their homes twice in one month. Midday Tuesday, a Rhode Island Housing official, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Seth Magaziner confirmed that state and federal housing officials … more
Assault On 6/20/23 at 1445 hours Officers arrested Mathew Hernandez (18) of 193 Legion Way Cranston, for Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct. Arrest is the result of Warwick PD turning over … more
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