Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Police were seen boarding a RIPTA passenger bus early Wednesday morning on West Main Road near Carnegie Tower.
Make sure you are signed up for the Middletown Patch daily newsletter to stay current on local news. Updated at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday A Providence man, arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly stabbing a Portsmouth woman on a Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) bus, was arraigned this afternoon in Second District Court. To see the updated story, click here. Several early commuters drove by the RIPTA bus, which was seen stopped at 6:15 a.m. on West Main Road near the overlook at Lehigh Terrace. "On Feb. 27, at approximately 6:15 a.m. Portsmouth police were called to the area of West Main Road near Willow Lane in regards to a reported stabbing that occurred on a RIPTA bus," according to a release issued by Portsmouth police…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Newport Police are investigating the stabbing and expect to release more details later this afternoon. Check back with Patch for the details later.
Police are investigating a possible stabbing in downtown Newport late last night, Sgt. John Carlone said Sunday afternoon. "There is an active investigation," Carlone said. "That's all I can say at this time." Carlone said he expects the department will release more information about the incident later this afternoon. Check back with Patch for more details as they become available.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Newport suspect was arrested Tuesday night in Bristol and charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
The suspect who allegedly stabbed a Middletown man outside an East Main Road convenience store on Monday has been arrested and was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Newport at the Second District Court. Michael F. Daponte, 20, of 63A Malbone Road, Newport, was arrested around 5:47 p.m. Tuesday night by the Bristol Police Department on an outstanding warrant issued for one felony count of assault with a dangerous weapon, according to the Middletown Police Department arrest report. Daponte was later transported to the Middletown Police Station without incident and held overnight pending his arraignment at the Second District Court in Newport Wednesday. Daponte is accused of allegedly stabbing a 23-year-old Middletown man that he knew …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
A 23-year-old Middletown man was stabbed three times outside a convenience store on Monday.
Middletown Police Department detectives are working to track down a suspect who allegedly stabbed a 23-year-old Middletown man outside a convenience store Monday. Middletown Police Detective Lt. John Dring said police have identified the suspect, based on the victim’s account and interviews from witnesses near the scene of the incident, which took place around 3 p.m. Monday outside the Newport Mart on East Main Road. The victim was stabbed once in the face and twice in the abdomen outside the store and was bleeding when the first police officers arrived on scene, according to Lt. Dring. Middletown Fire Department rescue workers treated him at the scene and transported him to Newport Hospital, where he was later treated and released, …