Barrington Police: Tree signs on telephone poles, DUI arrests and a break-in

Barrington Police: Tree signs on telephone poles, DUI arrests and a break-in


Monday, Dec. 17

Police responded to a County Road bank. A bank official was reportedly closing out the accounts of a Riverside man who had reportedly been disruptive in the past. The man left without incident.

A Promenade Street woman reported that a suspicious message had been left in her door.

Police charged Kurt E. Risotti, 31, of 223 Knight Ave., Attleboro, with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol-first offense, obstructing a police officer and driving on a suspended license. Police reportedly found Mr. Risotti’s pick-up truck with a flat tire near the intersection of Federal and County Roads at approximately 11:05 p.m. That same vehicle had reportedly been spotted driving across lawns on Federal and County Roads earlier that evening. Mr. Risotti allegedly provided an officer with a fake identification card and later reportedly registered a .098 and .095 on breathalyzer tests. The legal limit is .08.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Police found a man and a woman arguing in the police station lobby at approximately 3:59 p.m. The woman was seeking information on how to obtain a restraining order against the man. The woman said she was afraid of the man. He said the woman had previously contacted his employer. Officers did their best to calm down both people.

A group of teenagers contacted police concerning a friend who had posted alarming comments online. Police checked in on the teen, who said he had calmed down.

Police removed a number of signs placed on telephone poles around town advertising tree service. Police contacted the company owner and informed him that the signs were a violation of town ordinance.

Police removed an unwanted man from a County Road pharmacy. The man reportedly appeared to be intoxicated. He was given a no trespassing order and told not to return.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

A County Road resident reported a break-in. The resident said about $220 cash had been taken.

Police charged Donna L. Allyn, 48, of 153 Lincoln Ave., with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs-first offense, blood alcohol level unknown and refusal to submit to a chemical test-second offense. Police reportedly received a call of an erratic driver heading north on County Road. The vehicle, driven by Ms. Allyn, was later reportedly spotted by police swerving over the double yellow line and at one point, heading towards oncoming traffic. The vehicle was stopped at approximately 8:21 p.m. Ms. Allyn reportedly made a phone call when police asked for her driver’s license and registration. Police also reportedly found cups containing gelatin mixed with alcohol in the vehicle. Ms. Allyn reportedly had difficulty with field sobriety tests and declined a breathalyzer.