Posts Tagged ‘police’

Shaheen Hosts Meeting on Regional Approach to Heroin Epidemic

Derry Police Chief Ed Garone remembered a recent conversation he had with a probation officer. “She told me 50 percent of her clients are heroin users,” he said. It didn’t surprise Derry’s top cop, who said, “We arrested a heroin addict in September – and that led us to solve 15 burglaries.” They are coming […]

Local Towns Try to Cope
as Panhandling Increases

Derry and Londonderry police are responding to an influx of panhandlers in the area, within the limits of what the law allows them to do. An increasing number of people asking for money, many with cardboard signs, has been observed in the Hood Commons area of Derry. Derry Police Capt. Vern Thomas said this demographic has […]

Police Seek Subject in Carjacking

Derry police are looking for the suspect in a carjacking that took place this past weekend. Derry Police Capt. Vern Thomas said a local woman was at the Ocean State Job Lot on Manchester Road this past Saturday. At 4:26 p.m., the police received a report of a car theft, Thomas said. “When we arrived, […]