Woonsocket man arrested for attempted murder

Woonsocket man arrested for attempted murder

NORTH SMITHFIELD - A man wanted for on a warrant for drug charges in North Smithfield was also wanted in connected with a murder charge in Milford, Mass., and was picked up this week by Woonsocket police.

According to reports, Phillip Ware, 27, of 29 Cottage St., Woonsocket was arrested after the North Smithfield Detective Unit received information on his whereabouts. Ware was wanted by the North Smithfield Police Department for possession of a schedule I-IV drug and on a warrant for failure to appear from 6th District Court. Ware also had outstanding arrest warrants with the Milford Police Department for assault with a dangerous weapon and attempted murder.

Woonsocket police took Ware into custody without incident. He is being charged as a fugitive of justice by Woonsocket Police and is scheduled to be presented in 6th District Court on Thursday, Feb. 6.