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Cranston Police have made two arrests in a school vandalism case — a Johnston man and a Cranston minor. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist announced the … more
The last rental riders left their pair of electric bikes under a Hartford Avenue business sign days ago. By Tuesday afternoon, the bikes had fallen over. Town Council has taken aim at bulky … more
An Amazon construction site worker was arrested after police found him asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle, stopped in the middle of a Johnston road. Around 6 a.m., Dec. 16, Johnston Patrolman … more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced Thursday morning that a Johnston man has been found guilty in Providence County Superior Court of physically abusing his four-month-old son in … more
The technology is starting to arrive, and soon Johnston police expect to be recording interactions with the public while on duty. By April, uniform-worn cameras may be rolling and the state will … more
Good tidings with joy and respect. That could have been an appropriate theme for a brief yet impressive ceremony at 1010 Hartford Ave. in Johnston. On a recent sunny morning, a number of JPD … more
In recognition for excellence, dedication and accomplishment in emergency management, Johnston Police Chief Joseph Razza was recently presented with the Emergency Manager of the Year award by the … more
Russ Matuszek sat behind the wheel of the Canna-Bus, a free-wheeling trolley parked outside the RISE dispensary. “If they need us, we’re here,” said the driver, leaning forward … more
Johnston Police are looking for a trio of alleged shade thieves. Around 1:15 p.m., Nov. 8, Johnston Police responded to a local business to investigate a reported designer sunglasses … more
A Pawtucket man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars in connection to a 2021 violent home invasion in Johnston. His alleged accomplice has never been identified. Rhode Island Attorney … more
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following police log information has been taken from public record police incident and arrest reports provided by the Johnston Police Department and other local law enforcement … more
People, praise and prayer! Those three words best describe the Johnston Police Department’s highly impressive 2022 Faith and Blue event, which was held in the front parking lot of the … more
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