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East Bay’s Most Wanted: Cold cases

East Bay’s Most Wanted: Cold cases

Convenience store robbery The East Providence Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for armed robbery of the J-Mart convenience store at 332 Bullocks Point Ave, East Providence, last December. The suspect entered the store just after noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, approached the counter and demanded that the clerk open the register and take

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Barrington dog owner tells police ‘sue me’

A Barrington resident whose dog allegedly attacked and bit another dog showed little sympathy toward the victim and even less patience with the responding police officer, according to a recent police report. Barrington police received a phone call at about 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, alerting the department to a dog fight in the


Barrington girl frightened by men on bike path

Barrington police are investigating a situation that occurred on the East Bay Bike Path on Friday, Nov. 7. According to police, a 15-year-old Barrington girl was jogging west on the path near the intersection with Middle Highway at about 4 p.m. when two middle-aged men riding bikes blocked the path and confronted her. The girl later

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Barrington police: Are you missing a chainsaw?

Barrington police are trying to reunite stolen items with their rightful owners. A recent investigation yielded a number of stolen items — ranging from a chainsaw to some extension cords to a wheel rim, and a gas-powered hedge clipper. The Barrington Police Department seized the stolen items during the investigation and is hoping the rightful