Wareham Police/Officer Assaulted

Wareham PD/Assault On Officer


Wareham Police responded Tuesday night to the Church of the Nazarene on Rogers Avenue for a report of a disturbance.

The location is a homeless shelter and upon arrival officers observed three parties yelling at staff inside the building.

As a result of the incident four individuals were placed under arrest and transported to Wareham Police Headquarters for processing.

At the station, 29 year old Tiffany Sylvia of Onset became very combative and grabbed an officer and then attempted to bite other officers.

While being escorted to a holding cell, Sylvia began to fight again, causing Officer George Dionne to fall and strike his head on the floor.

She then charged at the officer and a Taser had to be deployed to bring her under control.

In addition to Syliva, arrested were 28 year old Caitlin Williams of Wareham,Stephen Parece, 33 of no certain address. Both were charged with disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace.

49 year old Richard Paulino, also of no certain address, was charged with trespassing.

They were all arraigned in Wareham District Court Wednesday morning.

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