08/18/2003

High-tech PepperBall gun helps police subdue suspect

Providence Journal-Bulletin (Rhode Island)

Police, using a new high-tech, nonlethal weapon, subdued an armed Warren man late Tuesday night in a domestic hostage dispute that required the assistance of Barrington and Bristol police.

Police responded to a call at 19 Croade St. shortly before 10 p.m. to investigate a reported argument between a husband and wife. Upon arriving at the front door, the two officers heard and saw the married couple yelling at each other through the front window, said Warren Police Chief Thomas D. Gordon.
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