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Newport police arrest ‘victim’ for false report of Starbucks robbery

Newport Police arrested a man who said he was robbed for making a false report due to new video evidence discrediting his story.

Alcohol, meth-fueled stolen vehicle court trip sends transient to jail

Police responded to Newport’s Shell gas station Monday, where a reportedly transient male allegedly stole a vehicle after drinking alcohol and doing meth to make it to a court appointment.

Domestic dispute, stolen vehicles and an RV chase in Newport

Newport Police have a man in custody and a woman under investigation after responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday night, finding a stolen vehicle a few hours later and engaging in a 14-mile stolen RV chase Wednesday morning.

Santa strolls Highway 101 with BB gun in Newport

Newport Police responded Thursday afternoon to a man dressed as Santa Claus walking on Highway 101 with a handgun.

Newport K9 team discovers commercial quantity of meth

Newport Police Officer Hayden Randall and his partner, K9 Nero, were responsible for discovering a commercial quantity of methamphetamine during a routine traffic violation Sunday morning in Newport.

Former Newport Police officer pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

Former Newport Police Department Sgt. Bradley David Purdom will serve three years’ supervised probation and has surrendered his law enforcement license after pleading guilty to two counts of misdemeanor sexual abuse.

California man threatens to stab Newport Loyalty Days crowd

Michael Scott Garrett, 34, of Berkeley, Calif., told a crowd he was going to stab each one of them in the head Saturday at Newport's Loyalty Days & Sea Fair Festival.

Students learn about impaired driving in mock crash at Newport High

The Newport Police Department conducted a mock impaired driving crash at Newport High School today.