Barrington Police: Paycheck theft, items stolen during coat drive, bench warrant arrest

Barrington Police: Paycheck theft, items stolen during coat drive, bench warrant arrest


Tuesday, Oct. 16

An Appian Way man contacted police complaining that his ex-girlfriend won’t leave him alone. The man said the two have been broken up for months yet she still text messages him and has shown up at his house twice in the last two months.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Police were dispatched to Barrington High School at about 2:30 p.m. on a report of beer cans being thrown from a vehicle. The vehicle’s registration was traced back to Sweetbriar Drive, where police found three teenage boys. Police found one crushed beer can in the car though the driver said it was old and had been there since last week. The boys were given a warning.

Thursday, Oct. 18

The owner of an Anoka Avenue business contacted police alleging paycheck theft. The woman told police she had mailed two paychecks totaling $239 to an employee who lives in Providence. The employee, however, said he never received the checks even though both had been cashed. The matter is under investigation.

Friday, Oct. 19

A 21-year-old Hancock Road woman was transported to the hospital following an argument with her parents.

Police arrested Michael Phillip Sousa, 22, of 146 Silver Spring Ave., Providence, on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant and for driving after the denial, suspension or revocation of a driver’s license. Police reportedly stopped to speak with Mr. Sousa just before 2 a.m. after his vehicle was seen stopped near the intersection of New Meadow and County roads for several minutes. Mr. Sousa told police he was dropping off a friend. Warren police issued the warrant after Mr. Sousa failed to appear in court.

A 92-year-old woman was found walking in her bathrobe on Sowams Road at 5:50 a.m. She was transported home.

Rescue personnel transported a Barrington teenager to the hospital after he contacted dispatch multiple times.

A Magnolia Lane man contacted police about alleged identity theft. The man said he had learned of two Verizon accounts in his name, neither of which he had opened. One account had a balance of $349, the other about $1,100.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Someone found a black Haro bike at the Bayside YMCA on West Street.

Police responded to Bay Spring Avenue at approximately 9:36 a.m. A caller said a vehicle was parked on the street that morning and its occupants appeared to be smoking something from a pipe. Police checked the area but did not find a vehicle matching the caller’s description.

A woman contacted police alleging the theft of several items from her office at St. Luke’s Church. The woman said she had locked her office at 10 a.m. that morning while preparations were underway for a coat drive. When she returned at 11:30 a.m., her iPhone, a wallet and two pieces of jewelry were missing. The items collectively have a value of about $3,000. The matter is under investigation.

Sunday, Oct. 21

A 17-year-old Barrington man girl reported receiving text messages from an unknown number. Police reportedly traced the number back to an 18-year-old Barrington man, who was later taken to the hospital.


  1. Sunday, Oct. 21

    A 17-year-old Barrington “man girl” reported receiving text …

    That’s not a very nice thing to say about someone, not matter what he/she looks like :)