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Barrington police investigate complaint against caregiver

Barrington police investigate complaint against caregiver

When is borrowing money not borrowing money? That’s the question Barrington police officers mulled over while investigating a complaint filed by a woman whose mother lives in a Barrington apartment. The woman called police on Thursday, Sept. 25 and told an officer that she had hired a caregiver to help take care of her elderly

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Man arrested in Portsmouth after spitting at driver

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Wednesday, Sept. 24  Emily M. Billett, 22, of 322 Riverside St., was arrested at 1:50 a.m. on a bench warrant that had been issued by Second District Court. Police learned of the warrant while investigating a domestic disturbance at

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Barrington park home to overnight guest

For the third straight week, Barrington police located and removed a campsite belonging to a homeless person. On Monday, Sept. 22, a resident called police after discovering a tent and personal belongings deep in the woods at Veterans’ Park. Officers responded to the park, which is located behind the Bayside YMCA and made their way to


Barrington resident: $98,000 check was bogus

A Mathewson Road resident stopped into the Barrington police station on Monday, Sept. 22, after someone tried to use his personal information to cash a fraudulent check. The resident said he had been contacted by a bank in Connecticut after someone tried to cash a check made out for $98,000; the check appeared to be


Barrington bank robbery getaway driver sentenced

David Lasseque, 33, of Providence, convicted of being the getaway driver during the armed robbery of a Barrington bank in July 2013, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Court Judge William E. Smith to 140 months in federal prison. The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha, Barrington Police Chief John M.

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Barrington schools will pay $12,000 to former teacher

The settlement inked between a longtime elementary school educator and the Barrington School Committee included $12,000 in severance pay and the agreement that the teacher will never again work in the district. Jacqueline Pereira, who worked most recently as a second-grade teacher at Sowams Elementary School, was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct following


Bristol Police: College parties, neighbor disputes, sword-wielding man

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 15 and Sept. 21: Monday, Sept. 15 Officers investigated reports of someone screaming in the area of Leahy Drive at 11:15 a.m. It was a domestic issue. No arrest was made. Police and fire personnel responded to a small brush fire at the Storyland

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