Cranston police seize counterfeit goods during raid

Cranston police seize counterfeit goods during raid


(MM) CRANSTON POLICE MAKING A RAID TODAY– ON A CITY BUSINESS. (HE) POLICE SEIZED A NUMBER OF COUNTERFEIT ITEMS FROM “LITT FASHION” ON PARK AVENUE– AS PART OF A COURT-ORDERED RAID. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER CAROLINE GOGGIN HAS MORE ON THE RAID–AND WHAT POLICE FOUND–LIVE FROM CRANSTON NOW. (CG) WE’RE HERE AT CRANSTON POLICE HEADQUARTERS WHERE AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO A LOCAL BUSINESS — AND ITS OWNER, WHO NOW FACES CHARGES. A GREEN DOOR — NESTLED BETWEEN A BARBER SHOP AND A TATTOO PARLOR. CRANSTON POLICE SAY THE CLOTHING BUSINESS AT 633 PARK AVENUE IS NOW UNDER INVESTIGATION. ITS OWNER — ARRESTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOLLOWING A RAID. POLICE HAVEN’T RELEASED HIS NAME OR SAID WHAT CHARGES HE FACES. BUT THEY HAVE TOLD US — HE WAS SELLING COUNTERFEIT ITEMS AT HIS BUSINESS. “I feel horrible about it — really, really bad. That he ran that business illegally like that. I don’t even know how many months he was even there.” CRANSTON POLICE CHIEF MICHAEL WINQUIST TELLS EYEWITNESS NEWS POLICE EXERCISED A COURT AUTHORIZED SEARCH WARRANT AT LITT FASHIONS ON PARK AVE. WINQUIST SAYS THE STORE WAS SELLING COUNTERFEIT ITEMS… AND INVESTIGATORS SEIZED 275 OF THEM. HATS, BELTS, SUNGLASSES, SWEATPANTS, FRAGRANCES — EVEN BEAT HEADPHONES. “Well we wanted to learn a little bit more about this business tonight, so we decided to Google Litt Fashions in Cranston, Rhode Island. When you scour through the page. There are absolutely no results.” AND WHEN WE CAUGHT UP WITH NEIGHBORS… THEY TOO SAID THEY HADN’T HEARD OF THE STORE BEFORE. “I’ve never noticed the business there before. I remember when it was a seamstress at one time, but never noticed the business there.” HEAVY TRAFFIC MARKED THE STRETCH OF PARK AVE ON TUESDAY NIGHT. AS THE INVESTIGATION INTO THIS STORE AND ITS OWNER CONTINUES… A SINGLE TELEVISION PLAYS INSIDE. (CG) AGAIN — CRANSTON POLICE HAVEN’T RELEASED THE NAME OF THE STORE OWNER OR TOLD US WHAT CHARGES HE FACES. LIVE IN CRANSTON, CAROLINE GOGGIN, EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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