Barrington Police: Teen charged for headlock, coyote attacks dog, marijuana arrests

Barrington Police: Teen charged for headlock, coyote attacks dog, marijuana arrests


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Monday, Jan. 14

Police kept the peace between a pair of teenage brothers fighting over the television.

Rescue personnel transported a Sowams Road woman to the hospital. Police and paramedics were reportedly dispatched to the home after receiving an auto-dial call. Officials had to force their way into the home.

Police charged a 17-year-old Barrington boy with simple assault or battery. Police arrested the teen after he allegedly placed his brother in a headlock.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

A Charles Street man contacted police after receiving numerous phone calls from a man looking for someone who did not live at the residence. The man reportedly told the caller repeatedly that the person was not there yet the calls would not stop.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

The Rhode Island Department of Health called police after a 4-month-old dog bit its owner, a Barrington woman.

The Rhode Island Department of Health called police after a 10-week-old weimaraner bit a 4-year-old boy.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Police charged Connor J. Pirruccello-McClellan, 18, of East Providence, with possession of marijuana-first offense. Police stopped the vehicle carrying the teen on County Road at 2:37 a.m. for a defective taillight. An officer on scene reportedly detected a smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Police also allegedly discovered a small bag of marijuana inside Mr. Pirruccello-McClellan’s baseball cap.

A Maple Avenue woman contacted police with a junk vehicle complaint. The woman said a truck had been left on the property unregistered for two years. The woman said the property owner previously stated he would contact the vehicle’s owner to have it removed.

A Barrington man contacted police about a pothole at the Riverside turn-around on Wampanoag trail that popped his car tire the previous night.

Friday, Jan. 18

Police charged Antonio Rivera Quinones, 20, of West Warwick, with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs-first offense, blood alcohol level unknown, refusal to submit to a chemical test, driving in possession of controlled substances and possession of marijuana-first offense. Mr. Quinones’ vehicle was stopped near on County Road near the White Church at approximately 2:33 a.m. Police stopped the vehicle because it reportedly did not have a front bumper nor a front license plate. The vehicle was also spotted drifting over white fog lines. Police reportedly smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana earlier that evening. Police reportedly found trace amounts of marijuana scattered around the vehicle and Mr. Quinones allegedly had difficult with field sobriety tests. Mr. Quinones refused a breathalyzer.

A dog living on Stone Tower Lane was attacked by a coyote. The dog, which was up to date on its shots, reportedly sustained minor injuries to its back and neck. It was placed into

Monday, Jan. 21

A Bristol man reported several items stolen from his pick-up truck. The man reportedly left his truck at his parents’ home on County Road Saturday night. When he returned, however, a dirt compactor and two wheel barrels had been taken. It also reportedly appeared someone had attempted to steal the truck’s radio.

A Maple Avenue resident contacted police about their upstairs neighbors being loud. The neighbors were reportedly in the process of moving out.

A Las Vegas man lost his wallet. The man reportedly told police he was in town visiting a friend. The two went to a bar the prior night, the man said, and he forgot his coat. The man was reportedly planning to board a flight the next day though he worried it wouldn’t be possible without his ID.

A College Lane woman reported prescription medication stolen. The woman said she had picked up the medication on Saturday but could not locate it. She did not know who could have taken the medicine and there were no signs of forced entry to her home.