Barrington Police: Dog hit by car, attempted home break-in, bench warrant arrest

Barrington Police: Dog hit by car, attempted home break-in, bench warrant arrest


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Monday, Jan. 28

A Fireside Drive woman called police after someone with a Georgia addressed reportedly purchased items using her account.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Police were dispatched to a two-car accident near the intersection of County and Tyler Point Roads though only one vehicle was on scene. The driver, a Warren woman, told police an SUV had rear-ended her car. The driver reportedly checked on the woman to make sure she was OK before driving away, unbeknownst to the woman until police arrived.

A Walnut Road woman called police after discovering three of her vehicles had been rummaged through overnight. The woman said nothing was missing but doors and glove compartments were left open.

Thursday, Jan. 31

Police issued a 35-year-old Riverside woman a court summons after her two dogs were found running loose. The dogs – a cairn terrier and a yellow Labrador – were picked up on County Road.

Police charged James H. Hutchinson III, 18, of 171 Narragansett Ave., with breaking and entering a dwelling without consent and breaking and entering a dwelling of a person over 60. Police responded to Homestead Avenue for multiple break-ins in progress at about 6 p.m. Police found Mr. Hutchinson walking near Haines Park with a bloody hand and blood on his shirt. He had reportedly cut his hand punching through the window of a Homestead Avenue home. Mr. Hutchinson appeared disoriented and he was allegedly trying to contact a girl.

A Stacy Street woman tracked down her child’s bicycle. The bike was left by a mailbox near the street before a man came by and placed the bike into the back of his pick-up truck. The man, after he was flagged down by the mother, was apologetic and thought the bike had been placed out for trash.

A 15-year-old boy contacted police concerning crank phone calls.

Friday, Feb. 1

A Winsor Drive man reported an attempted break-in The man called police after discovering a window on the back side of his home had been smashed and a screen lifted. The man said nothing was taken and his two large dogs may have scared the intruder away.

A Sowams Road resident contacted police about an attempted break-in in progress. When police arrived on scene, however, they discovered the individuals on scene were winterizing the home.

Saturday, Feb. 2

Police arrested Mark A. Mathieu, 46, of Portsmouth, on a Superior Court warrant. Mr. Mathieu was reportedly found near Ace Hardware, on County Road. He was reportedly mumbling, appeared confused and his arm was twitching. He was transported to the hospital. The warrant was reportedly issued after Mr. Mathieu failed to appear in court on an assault charge.

Sunday, Feb. 3

A Barrington man reported his daughter’s iPhone missing.

A Carlton Street man contacted police after his dog was hit by a car. The man said he let his Chihuahua outside to use the bathroom, though the dog ran into the road where it was hit by a vehicle. The driver reportedly stopped and yelled at the man to keep his dog out of the road before driving away. The driver told police he didn’t continue the conversation because the dog’s owner was shouting at him. The dog reportedly did not suffer any serious injuries.

A Warwick woman was transported to the hospital. The woman was reportedly found unresponsive on a RIPTA bus on County Road, new Shaw’s. A Pawtucket man told police she had consumed three pints of vodka.