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Barrington teens break into home and party … again

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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It happened again. For the second time in four months, local teenagers entered an empty house in town and partied while the homeowners were away. On Friday, Oct. 25, police arrested four teenage boys — two 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds — and charged them with breaking and entering a dwelling after they allegedly broke into […]

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School security concerns surface after Barrington school’s sign is vandalized

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

AT&T officials are exploring the possibility of placing a cell tower at the Sowams School location.

Parents of students at Barrington’s Sowams School have been voicing their concerns with local officials following an incident early Sunday morning, Oct. 20, where a 32-year-old neighbor to Sowams School allegedly smashed the school sign and burned it in his back yard. Sowams School Principal Jim Callahan sent an e-mail on Thursday afternoon, discussing the situation: […]

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Alleged Barrington skinny dipper misses court again

By   /  October 25, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

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One more chance. Barrington Municipal Court Judge Frank Connor III said Andrew Falvey and Daniel MacMillan have one more chance to face their alleged offenses in court or arrest warrants could be issued for both of them. Mr. Falvey and Mr. MacMillan were due in the local municipal court at the Barrington Town Hall on […]

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Barrington wins football game, but one fan gets arrested

By   /  October 22, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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One Barrington teenager’s Friday night fun was spoiled after police spotted beer inside his car while it was parked at the high school during the game. According to police, someone tipped them off that local students had been drinking in a car parked in the lot prior to the game. Officers checked the car and […]

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Wild and woolly in Barrington: Animal incidents keep cops busy

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A week packed with animal-related incidents in Barrington included one unlikely event that took place on Lincoln Avenue. On Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8:55 a.m., a Riverside woman called police after she fell into a bush along Lincoln Avenue and was then bitten by a cat. The woman said she was walking along that roadway […]

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Alleged DUI driver found asleep behind the wheel

By   /  October 8, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A Barrington man is facing drunk driving charges after police found him asleep inside his car early Saturday morning, Oct. 5. At about 2:17 a.m., Warren police contacted Barrington after locating a vehicle parked on Sowams Road near the intersection with the East Bay Bike Path. The car was turned off, but the hood was […]

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Barrington dog bites garbageman, could face vicious dog hearing

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  2 Comments

A Martin Avenue resident's dog attacked a Mega Disposal employee on Friday morning, biting his right leg.

A Martin Avenue resident’s dog reportedly attacked two men on a MEGA refuse truck on Friday morning, biting one of the workers in his right calf. According to police, the dog, a white Wheaton terrier named Butter got away from its owner and chased after the garbage collector, a 24-year-old Providence resident. Before the owner […]

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Barrington girl frightened after man ‘eyeballs’ her

By   /  September 25, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A 13-year-old Barrington girl says a man driving a white pick-up tried to entice her on Friday, Sept. 20. According to police, the girl was walking home on Leslie Avenue in the Bay Spring neighborhood at about 3 p.m., when a man sitting inside a parked truck who had been “eyeballing” her then waved at […]

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Police: Portsmouth teenager harasses Barrington man

By   /  September 25, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A 25-year-old Barrington man grew tired of receiving crank phone calls and recently filed a complaint with police, which eventually led to the arrest of a 15-year-old Portsmouth girl. Police said the man is a teacher and had been receiving dozens of crank phone calls. The victim said the calls started innocently enough — sometimes […]

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Barrington High freshman arrested on weapons charge

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime, Schools  /  No Comments

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A 14-year-old Barrington boy is facing a weapons possession charge after school officials found a folding knife inside his backpack last week. The boy was allegedly chewing tobacco during a gym class period on Thursday, Sept. 19, when a faculty member noticed him; tobacco is not allowed on school grounds. Barrington High School officials then […]

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