Barrington Police: Marijuana charges, harassing letters, car accidents

Barrington Police: Marijuana charges, harassing letters, car accidents


Monday, Sept. 17

Police charged Edward Reed III, 24, of East Providence, and Kayla A. Soares, 20, of East Providence, with possession of marijuana-first offense. Police stopped Ms. Soares’ vehicle at 11:00 a.m. on Bay Spring Avenue for suspicious activity as part an investigation with another law enforcement agency. A smell of burnt marijuana was reportedly detected coming from the vehicle and a small amount of marijuana was reportedly discovered inside a backpack inside the vehicle.

A Winsor Drive woman contacted police to report her vehicle had been struck while parked in front of her house. The woman said her vehicle sustained scratches and dents though she did not witness any accident. The next day, however, a local senior citizen reportedly came forward to state he had struck the woman’s vehicle. The man left a note on the vehicle’s windshield.

Friday, Sept. 21

A Leslie Drive man reported receiving a pair of harassing letters. The letters were post marked out of Providence and appeared to be written in a child’s handwriting.

A 16-year-old East Providence teenage was issued a summons for duty to stop, accident resulting in damage to an attending vehicle after reportedly backing into the vehicle of a Maudsley Avenue woman. The teen told police she may have hit a car but was afraid and didn’t know what to do. The teen was also issued a summons for operating without evidence of insurance and the vehicle’s registration had reportedly been revoked.

Saturday, Sept. 22

A Warren woman contacted police after a local youngster reportedly threw something at her vehicle. The woman told police she was traveling on County Road when it appeared a young man with light hair threw something at her vehicle. The woman reported hearing a thud before the juvenile and two other males fled on foot. A check of surrounding areas for the youths came up negative.

A Waseca Avenue woman told police her screen door had been jimmied with. The woman also reported it appeared someone had tried to pry open one of her home’s windows.

Sunday, Sept. 23


Police reportedly found an abandoned vehicle near the intersection of Bluff Road and Governor Bradford Drive. The vehicle had three flat tires and was leaking oil. The vehicle was traced back to an East Providence man, with whom police left a message.

A County Road man reported his bicycle stolen. The man told police he found his shed open and the bike gone. The shed had been left unlocked.