Thursday, May 9, 2013
The following arrest information was provided by the Woonsocket Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Woonsocket Police officers Michael Theroux and Matthew Labine were dispatched to 96 Mill St. at about 3:53 a.m. May 5 for a report of a man rummaging through vehicles. Labine arrived at the address, an apartment building with a large parking lot, and noticed a pair of legs hanging out of the partially unzipped soft-top rear window of a Jeep Wrangler. The legs turned out to be connected to Joshua Alger, 19, of 425 Diamond Hill Road, Apt. #2. The man was wearing a backpack, and appeared to have unzipped the rear window to get into the Jeep, according to Labine's report. Labine ordered the man out of the Jeep, but he was stuck, and needed the officer's assistance to get out of the vehicle. Alger told Labine, "I'm sorry, you got me. I f…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
More than $5,000 was taken from store by the duo between March 18 and April 1.
A Wooonsocket Sears employee and her boyfriend face felony larceny and conspiracy charges respectively for stealing more than $5,000 in batteries, tires and equipment from the store's auto department between March 23 and April 1. On April 1 at 10:50 p.m., Woonsocket Police were called to the store at 1500 Diamond Hill Road by the company's loss prevention officer for a shoplifting investigation. While en route, dispatch advised officers the suspected theif was still in a green Saturn parked outside the building, according to officer David Bibeault's report. Bibeault arrived on the scene and spoke with the car's occupant, Jonathan O'Connell, 21, of 17 Elbow Rock Road, Burrillville. He noted that O'Connel's car had two tires in the back …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Busy month for wanted man ends in two felony charges after being caught with cash box at at the intersection of Park Avenue and Logee Street.
The theft of a wallet Nov. 6 at Rick's Bar and Grill on Cass Avenue wasn't enough for Vernon Lamont Thomas, 37, of 372 Robinson St., apt. 2F — he also robbed the Shell Gas Station on Social Street Nov. 20 and the Park Square McDonalds Nov. 24. At Rick's Bar and Grill Nov. 6, a bartender placed her wallet, containing about $120 in tips, in her purse near the bar and noticed it missing from the purse about 11:30 p.m. She said that Thomas had been sitting near her purse at the time, but didn't observe him remove the wallet. Video surveillance of the bar showed Thomas reaching into the waitress's purse and removing something. The video was forwarded to Woonsocket Police detectives, and a warrant was issued for Thomas for larceny of less …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Woonsocket Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Maybe James Peter Dionne of 154 Pond St., apt. 3FL, had an attack of conscience after he took Paul Gadoury's wallet at the Burger King on Social Street at 9:25 a.m. Oct. 20. But when Dionne turned in the wallet at Woonsocket Police Headquarters at 11 a.m., saying he had found the wallet, he failed to mention he had found it on the counter at Burger King seconds after Gadoury put it there. Dionne also failed to mention that he had grabbed the wallet, left the restaurant and walked away quickly. When Officer Enrique Sosa responded to the scene, Gadoury said a man matching Dionne's description had been standing behind him in line at Burger King and saw Dionne put his wallet down. Gadoury said he took his eyes off the wallet for a few …
Monday, July 16, 2012
This arrest information was supplied by the Woonsocket Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Police responded to Sam's Smoke Shop on Park Avenue July 10 for a report of an intoxicated man yelling at two boys from bystanders concerned for the children's safety. They found Julio Enrique Candalaria, 55, of 890 Park Ave, apt. 2FL, who had a bench warrant out for his arrest. They spoke with a clerk at the store, who said Candalaria was yelling at two young boys, and customers were worried the children were in danger. Police spoke with Candalaria, who exhibited a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. He also claimed his name was Julio Rivera. He told them he was the boys' grandfather and was watching them. Officers asked Candalaria to sit down and keep his hands out of his pockets, but he ignored instructions. …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Motor vehicle stop nets driver wanted for larceny.
The RI State Police have issued the following press release on RI.gov: On Oct. 3, 2011 at 4:30 p.m., Troopers arrested Pamela Richburg, age 45, of 839 Social St., Apt. 3L, Woonsocket, RI, as a Fugitive From Justice. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Rathbun Street in Woonsocket, and the confirmation of an extraditable warrant for larceny, originating out of the North Attleboro, MA Police Department. Richburg was transported to State Police Headquarters, processed, and turned over to the Adult Correctional Institution Women’s Facility pending an extradition hearing in Sixth District Court in the morning.