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PROVIDENCE - Police have arrested four Johnson and Wales University students after they were accused of sexually assaulting two women in a Pawtucket apartment. Mohammed Alsager, Yazeed Alasiri,... more
GLOCESTER – A Massachusetts man was taken into custody by members of the Glocester Police Department for being a fugitive from justice, according to an Oct. 5 press release from police. Roger... more
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – State and local police on Monday arrested six people on a variety of charges relating to a reported breaking and entering in Scituate and subsequent high-speed chase that ended at... more
SCITUATE – Street paving began in Scituate Monday at 7 a.m. on Hope Furnace Road to Route 116 and on Burnt Hill Road, and is expected to continue until the middle of next week. Scituate town... more
PAWTUCKET - State Police arrested a Providence man for driving under the influence of liquor and/or drugs after striking a Pawtucket fire truck that was rendering aid at a car crash crash on Rte. 95... more
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CENTRAL FALLS - Police from Pawtucket and Central Falls arrested three people after raiding an apartment on Summit Street in Central Falls and finding drugs and a weapon this week. On Tuesday,... more
PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket police on Wednesday responded to the intersection of Newport Avenue and Gill Avenue for a motor vehicle accident. Police say a pickup truck collided with a car, killing the 71-... more
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PROVIDENCE - Jorge Franco, 37, of Pawtucket, was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trafficking heroin. At sentencing, U.S. District Court Chief Judge William Smith also ordered... more
GLOCESTER – Kevin Lewis, 40, of Glocester pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence on Tuesday, Sept. 29, to manufacturing methamphetamine, or meth, according to a press release from the... more
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PROVIDENCE – John Martins, the prominent local businessman who was injured in a Sept. 4 trucking accident, died from his injuries on Sunday. Martins, 52, was said to be steadily improving in the days... more
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PAWTUCKET - Police were on scene in Slater Park Monday evening after a body of a man was found there around 5:15 p.m. Detective Sgt. Paul Brandley said officers responded to investigate an abandoned... more
WOONSOCKET – A man and his son were injured over the weekend after falling three stories from a porch on Ninth Avenue. Police have not yet released the names of the victims, but other media reports... more
PROVIDENCE – Christi Romano, also known as Christi Machala, 36, of Smithfield, was sentenced Thursday, Sept. 24 to four years probation, the first six months to be served in home confinement, for... more
SMITHFIELD - Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at around 2:53 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24. Smithfield officers responded to the parking lot of 935 Douglas Pike for a report of a... more
PAWTUCKET – Police say two females "have been very busy" fraudulently charging more than $6,000 at many Family Dollar stores in Pawtucket and surrounding communities. They're looking for the public's... more
PAWTUCKET - Members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force have arrested Janice Edouard, age 24, of 190-2B Galego Court in Pawtucket for possession of child pornography and... more
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WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket police arrested two men allegedly in the middle of a large drug transaction on Thursday, Sept. 17, following up on an anonymous tip they'd received. Woonsocket Police Vice... more
PROVIDENCE - A Pawtucket businessman and three others, including two employees and the businessman’s sister, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their alleged participation in an extensive... more