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Barrington police arrest drunk teenage girl

By   /  November 19, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A 911 call for help on Saturday led Barrington police to a drunk teenage girl who had fallen into the water near the end of Willow Way in the Alfred Drown section of town. At about 8:40 on Saturday night, Nov. 16, police received a 911 call from someone requesting medical aid for a 15-year-old […]

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Survey: Fewer Barrington students using tobacco, non-prescription meds

By   /  November 14, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime, Schools  /  No Comments

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A survey of students at Barrington High School shows that use of tobacco and non-medical prescriptions drugs is about half what it was five years ago. The survey, which was conducted by the BAY Team, reported that cigarette smoking dropped from 15 percent in 2009 to 7 percent in 2013. Also, non-medical prescription drug use […]

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Survey: Alcohol use by Barrington teens is down

By   /  September 26, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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The Barrington Adult Youth Team — or BAY Team — recently released data from a survey that shows that alcohol consumption by Barrington students is down. Data from the Barrington Risk and Protective Factor Survey administered in March to students in grades six through 12 showed that alcohol use in the past 30 days declined […]

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Another Barrington teen rushed to hospital after partying

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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For the fourth time this summer, Barrington rescue personnel had to rush a local teenager to a hospital after the underage individual drank too much alcohol and became dangerously ill. At 12:43 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, police and rescue were dispatched to Appian Way after receiving a report of an apparent intoxicated male in […]

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Barrington man charged with DUI twice in two days

By   /  August 7, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

Warren Police Sgt. Michael Marcello answers a call on his radio.

During a 34-hour span of time, Barrington resident Ryan N. Jennings was arrested twice for driving under the influence of alcohol — first by Bristol police on Tuesday afternoon, July 30, and next by Warren police on Wednesday night, July 31. At about 1:14 p.m. on July 30, Bristol police officers responded to a motorcycle […]

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Barrington break-ins by partying teens is a recurring problem

By   /  August 1, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

It is believed teenagers broke into this Fireside Drive house while the homeowners were away on vacation and used it as a party pad.

Late Sunday night, July 28,  a Fireside Drive family returned home from vacation to find that someone — possibly local teenagers — had been using their house as a party pad while the homeowners were away. The intruders left the home in shambles. Old food covered the kitchen counters, empty alcohol bottles were all over […]

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Police: Teens party in Barrington home after family leaves for vacation

By   /  July 31, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A Fireside Drive family discovered a disturbing scene when they returned home from vacation on Sunday night, July 28. The inside of their home was a mess — the result of some hard-partying individuals who used the Hampden Meadows house as a party location while the homeowners were out of town. Food covered the kitchen […]

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