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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Dad Calls Cops after Finding Son's Bag of Pot

Dad Calls Cops after Finding Son's Bag of Pot

The boy reportedly told police he had been smoking to relax because his "poor school grades had him stressed," according to a police report.
30 to 35 Lobsters Stolen from End O Main Lobster

30 to 35 Lobsters Stolen from End O Main Lobster

The lobsters were cull lobsters, which means they only have one claw. That could be the key to cracking open this criminal crustacean case.
Police Log: Naughty Graffiti, Social Host Violation, Suspicious Package Contains Biopsy Plates

Police Log: Naughty Graffiti, Social Host Violation, Suspicious Package Contains Biopsy Plates

The following arrest and incident reports were provided by North Kingstown Police. They do not indicate a conviction.
NKPD Searching for Jewelry Thieves who Hit JW Graham

NKPD Searching for Jewelry Thieves who Hit JW Graham

The suspects stole a large amount of jewelry from the store on July 1, police said, and the public is now being asked to help track them down.
Authorities Searching for Missing Exeter Man

Authorities Searching for Missing Exeter Man

Joseph Sabins was last seen at his home on South County Trail in Exeter.
DUI Suspect Tells Police He Was Just Trying to Find

DUI Suspect Tells Police He Was Just Trying to Find "Cougars" at End Zone Pub

He was charged with driving under the influence and issued summonses for refusing a chemical test, speeding, not having an inspection sticker and not operating interior lights during a traff
NK Fire Union Files Fourth Labor Relations Board Complaint

NK Fire Union Files Fourth Labor Relations Board Complaint

Action stems from letter sent by town directly to firefighters offering a $14,000 payout to end a longstanding legal case.
Sheehan Seeks Another Senate Term

Sheehan Seeks Another Senate Term

Sen. James C. Sheehan is seeking another term representing Rhode Island Senate District 36.
Stony Lane Bench Thieves at it Again

Stony Lane Bench Thieves at it Again

One bench behind the school was stolen on May 28. A second was tampered with over the weekend.
Crews Find Mortar Round while Digging in Yard

Crews Find Mortar Round while Digging in Yard

Police said the incident occurred around 2 p.m. on Saturday when crews discovered the round, which is described as a "hedgehog" and was likely not a threat.
NK ACO Wins Shelter Worker of the Year Award

NK ACO Wins Shelter Worker of the Year Award

Duffany was entered in a contest that brought numerous entries from folks cut from the same cloth — people who care about animals and put that concern to work in local shelters.
Police Log: Cops Break up Underage Party, Hit and Run, Stop and Shop Tagged

Police Log: Cops Break up Underage Party, Hit and Run, Stop and Shop Tagged

The following arrest and incident reports were provided by North Kingstown Police. They do not indicate a conviction.
NKPD Charge 4 with DUI Last Week

NKPD Charge 4 with DUI Last Week

In one, police received multiple 911 calls reporting a man driving toward oncoming traffic on Boston Neck Road.
Police Arrest 2 of 3 Suspects Who Stole 137 Baby Formula Cans from Walmart since March

Police Arrest 2 of 3 Suspects Who Stole 137 Baby Formula Cans from Walmart since March

Police records show a total of 137 cans were stolen over time with a value of more than $2,000. In one haul on April 21, they stole 55 cans valued at $878.35.
NK ACO, Harbor Master, Rescue Raccoon

NK ACO, Harbor Master, Rescue Raccoon

The Animal Control officer sent along this photo of the animal, which looks a bit stressed.
Police Log: DUIs, B&E, Clerk Throws Change in Woman's Face

Police Log: DUIs, B&E, Clerk Throws Change in Woman's Face

The following arrest and incident reports were provided by North Kingstown Police. They do not indicate a conviction.
Someone Stole a Bench from Stony Lane Elementary

Someone Stole a Bench from Stony Lane Elementary

The bench reportedly weighed several hundred pounds.
DUI Charge for Coventry Driver who Rolled Car in NK

DUI Charge for Coventry Driver who Rolled Car in NK

Witnesses said he was driving upwards of 85 mph on Tower Hill Road when he lost control and hit a guardrail.