Press Release

On November 15, 2021 at 8:28 p.m. members of the Burrillville Police Department arrested Steven P. Briggs, age 29, of 6106 Scituate Vista View Dr., Cranston, RI.  This was the result of a lengthy investigation conducted by members of this Department.  Mr. Briggs was charged with two (2) counts of Felony Assault/Dangerous Weapon or Substance, Domestic-Simple Assault, two (2) counts of Domestic-Vandalism/Malicious Injury to Property, Domestic-Refusal to Relinquish the Telephone, Domestic-Disorderly Conduct, and two (2) counts of Possession of a Scheduled I-IV Narcotic, less than 10 grams.  Mr. Briggs was held overnight and transported to the RI 6th District Court the following morning for his arraignment.

On November 18, 2021 at 6:34 p.m. members of the Burrillville Police Department arrested Kerri A. Coppinger, age 25, of 46 Rivulet St., Woonsocket, RI.  This was the result of a motor vehicle crash on Hill Rd.  Ms. Coppinger was charged with DUI, 1st offense, BAC Unknown.  Mr. Coppinger was released on a summons to appear in RI 6th District Court at a later date.

On November 19, 2021 at 12:41 p.m. members of the Burrillville Police Department arrested a 15 year old juvenile.  The juvenile was charged with Possession of Marijuana, less than 1 oz., with a person 17 years or younger.  The juvenile will be referred to the RI Family Court at a later date.

For the week of November 15 to November 22 Burrillville Public Safety Departments responded to 701 calls for service.  These include Emergency Medical 52, Fire Structure 1, Erratic Driver 8, Alarm School 2, Detail Check 9, Fire CO Detector 1, Fire (Other) 10, Property (Returned) 1, Open Records Request 1, Background Checks 57, VIN Checks 15, Civil Matter 1, Motor Vehicle Crashes 5, Property (Found) 3, Missing Person 1, Neighbor Dispute 1, Alarm House 5, DMV 3, Illegal Burning 2, Disturbance General 1, ATV/Dirt Bikes 1, Fire Alarm 1, Alarm Business 1, Suspicious Auto 5, Information 7, Domestic Disturbance 3, Notification 1, Serve Summons/Subpoena 1, Animal Complaint 5, Unwanted Subject 2, Well Being Check 5, Follow Up Investigations 4, Traffic Stops 69, Other/Unknown 1, Traffic Hazard 2, Transport/Other 1, Suspicious Activity 1.