Barrington Police: Teen charged with marijuana possession on his birthday, identity theft

Barrington Police: Teen charged with marijuana possession on his birthday, identity theft


Wednesday, Oct. 10

Police responded to a report of a teenager being disruptive. The teen was reportedly arguing with his mother and was upset about something that had happened earlier in the day.

Thursday, Oct. 11

A Lincoln Avenue woman contacted police alleging her ex-boyfriend has been accessing her Facebook account. Officials issued the ex-boyfriend a no trespassing order in April.

Friday, Oct. 12

Police charged Thomas Cummings, 18, of 14 Manor Road, with possession of marijuana-first offense. A Barrington High School official reportedly found a small amount of marijuana and a smoking bowl in Mr. Cummings’ pocket on his birthday at the school.

Saturday, Oct. 13

The owner of a West Street floral shop contacted police about four men stealing letters from his sign. The man told police he caught the four individuals taking the letters and though he told them to stop, they did not. One of the men was reportedly wearing a fluorescent green hooded sweatshirt.

A Bay Spring Avenue man contacted police about an alleged theft.

Sunday, Oct. 14

A Northwest Passage man reported identity theft. An official contacted the man about an attempted $800 credit card purchase he did not authorize before discovering a $185 purchase had been made without his knowledge.

Someone found a Mongoose bicycle outside of St. Luke’s School.

Monday, Oct. 15

Police issued Nicholas A. Merlino, 21, of 17 Charles St., a summons for possession and consumption on public property, a town ordinance violation. Police were dispatched to Maple Avenue at approximately 1:46 a.m. for loud music. There, police reportedly found five men, two of whom ran. The remaining three were all 21 or older though Mr. Merlino was allegedly holding an open bottle of beer.