Barrington police: Car stolen from Promenade Street residence
Monday, March 11
A Hyundia collided with a school bus near the intersection of County Road at Old County Road. The driver of the car said he was behind the bus — it was not carrying any students at the time — when he thought it was pulling away. It wasn’t, and he collided with the back of the bus. No one was injured, and the bus was not damaged.
Police charged a 14-year-old Barrington boy after he allegedly pushed a fellow middle school student to the floor. The suspect also reportedly punched the other boy and twisted his nose. The victim had a swollen nose, scratches in his neck and a cut on his right ear.
Tuesday, March 12
A Hemlock Drive resident told police a passing snowplow had thrown dirt and rocks against her car.
A woman reportedly left her screaming four-year-old daughter inside her car while she went into the post office. Another motorist alerted police who spoke to the mother; she told officers the girl didn’t want to go in, so she left her in the car. She said the girl was alone in the car for approximately five minutes.
Wednesday, March 13
A Promenade Street resident’s car — a 2007 blue Subaru Impreza, was stolen. The vehicle’s owner told police she had left the keys in the car’s cupholder. Police are still trying to locate the vehicle.
A Humphreys Road resident told police someone stole two pairs of sunglasses and $25 worth of quarters from his car overnight. He was not sure if he had locked the vehicle.
Police charged Kelvin DiOrio, 19, of 105 Roffee St., with receiving stolen goods after he allegedly tried to sell a cell phone that had been stolen from a gym locker at Barrington High School. The rightful owner of the phone tracked it down through an online classified listing and later shared information with local police. Officers believe a different person — another student at the high school — initially stole the phone.
Saturday, March 16
The license plates on a 1999 Saab parked on John Street came back as stolen. Police towed the vehicle and later spoke to a local man who said he bought the car and had the title to prove it. Police are still working on this case.
A man driving a red Nissan Maxima pumped about $40 worth of gas at the BP station on County Road, handed the station attendant a bogus credit card and then drove off without paying.
A gray bike was found at the post office.
A delivery set off an alarm at a Phillips Street home.
Police investigated a possible larceny from a vehicle on County Road.
Sunday, March 17
Police charged John Lyons O’Halloran, 55, of North Providence, with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol-first offense. Officers said the car Mr. O’Halloran was driving had a headlight out and crossed over the center lines. Police said the man, who said he had been at a Warren pub, failed a field sobriety test.