CRIME & SAFETY
Pawtucket man arrested for shooting gun from moving vehicle in Burrillville, pointing it at motorists
BURRILLVILLE – A 33-year-old Pawtucket man was taken into custody by Burrillville police on Friday after reportedly shooting a gun from a moving vehicle and pointing the weapon at occupants of another car driving on the highway. Col. Stephen Lynch said officers were first dispatched to the area of...
Fall River missing person case takes tragic and horrible turn
A Fall River missing person case has taken a horrific turn according to local authorities. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office stated that this morning just before 8:15 a.m., New Bedford Police received a request for a wellbeing check at 1643 Phillips Road. Upon entering the residence, police located...
DCYF investigating the death of an infant
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) is reporting the death of a seven-month-old infant. DCYF was open to the family at the time of the incident, however they did not have custody of the child at the time of the death. The incident happened on Friday and at this […]
Pawtucket woman facing drug, gun charges
Police arrested a Pawtucket woman Thursday after detectives found fentanyl and an illegal firearm inside her home.
Quincy man accused of cocaine trafficking denied bail after hearing
Stephen Marsden was arrested on Friday, May 26, when police say he received a package from Puerto Rico containing 3 kilograms of cocaine. The arrest came after an extensive investigation launched in March. Search warrants on Marden's Quincy Point condominium and office space in Fall River returned drugs, drug paraphernalia...
Two Arrested in Connection to Baby's Death in Providence
Two people were arrested in connection the death of a baby in Providence, Rhode Island, that happened in August of last year, according to state police. 31-year-old Esther Pacheco is facing one count of manslaughter and 31-year-old Anthony Nuccio is facing one count of cruelty or neglect of a child, police said, according to WJAR.
Crews respond to serious crash in Providence
Officers responded to the intersection of Chalkstone Avenue and Bergen Street around 1:30 a.m.
Woman charged in drowning death of 10-month-old Providence boy
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police said Friday a woman was charged in the drowning death of a 10-month-old boy. The incident happened last year in August on Chad Brown Street. The boy drowned in a bathtub. Esther Pacheco was arrested this week. Per court records, she was charged...
Burrillville man arrested for drive-by shooting
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (WLNE) — Burrillville police Col. Stephen Lynch said that a man was arrested Friday night after firing a gun from a moving vehicle. Police responded to the area of Broncos Highway after receiving multiple reports of gunshots. Ailton Carvalho was taken into custody after allegedly firing a...
Man, child dead after apparent murder-suicide in New Bedford
Crime scene tape was blocking off a portion of Phillips Road on Friday morning.
Man Attempted to Break Into Fox Point Home Through First Floor Window — While Residents Inside
A man has been arrested after reportedly trying to break into a Fox Point residence through a first-floor window. The incident occurred just days after a SWAT team was called in to respond to a domestic stabbing one block over. About Report. Shortly before 10 PM Friday night, police responded...
Burrillville man accused of strangling child
(WJAR) — A Burrillville man was charged with second-degree child abuse for allegedly strangling a child. Kevin Pomfret, 37, is accused of strangling a victim under the age of 14 on Jan. 10, according to the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. The man, facing one count of second-degree...
Three Members Of Cape Cod Heroin Trafficking Ring Sentenced To Prison For Violent Kidnapping And Drug Offenses
BOSTON – A group of individuals has been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their involvement in a drug trafficking organization that distributed heroin in the Cape Cod and Pawtucket, R.I. regions. The group was also responsible for a violent kidnapping, which was recorded on video, and a shooting incident related to a drug debt.
One driver arrested, 4-year-old seriously injured, after multi-vehicle crash
Colonel Michael J. Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announced that the Cranston Police Department Traffic Unit is continuing to investigate a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a four-year-old child and resulted in the driver’s arrest. On May 31, 2023, just before 8:45 p.m., Officers responded to...
Police looking for motorcyclist who crashed into Cranston rescue
The crash happened Tuesday night at the intersection of Potters Avenue and Broad Street in Providence.
NBC 10 I-Team: New efforts in Rhode Island to reexamine cold cases met by roadblocks
“In August 2020 a woman came forward and reached out to me on Facebook and said everything I had known about my mother’s death was a lie and that she’d actually been murdered.”. Three years ago, that shocking statement turned Lauren Malloy's world upside down. “I was naturally...
They documented 2020's Providence riot. Then came a police assault, arrest, lawsuit says.
PROVIDENCE – A former East Providence couple alleges they were left homeless, battered and traumatized by the husband’s wrongful arrest and beating during the protests in downtown Providence in June 2020 sparked by the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Darryl Jordan and his common-law...
Two rushed to the hospital after head-on crash in Rhode Island
Crews responded to a serious head-on crash in Rhode Island this morning. According to Coventry Police, at just after 9:15 a.m., Coventry PD along with Central Coventry, Anthony, and Hopkins Hill Fire Departments responded to the area of 500 Arnold Road for a two-car motor vehicle accident with injuries. Arriving...
Police pulled him over driving a backhoe at midnight. Now he's accused of stealing it from the DOT
A Warwick man driving a backhoe at 11:30 on a January night behind a DPW building aroused suspicion, and now he's charged with stealing it from the state Department of Transportation. The 59-year-old man allegedly told the state police he took the 1998 John Deere backhoe from the DOT facility in Johnston. He said he drove to the State House, where he left it parked "for a couple of days" before moving it to the Providence DPW...
Missing Lincoln woman found
She is believed to be endangered due to physical and/or mental health issues.
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