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Barrington home burglarized, another resident scares away car thieves

By   /  September 17, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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An Alfred Drown Road resident called police last week after someone allegedly broke into her home and stole some items from the basement. The resident filed the report on Wednesday, Sept. 11 after it was noticed that someone had cut a screen on a basement window and entered her home. She said the thief made […]

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Barrington pre-teen targeted for nude Facebook pics

By   /  September 17, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  1 Comment

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Barrington police are investigating a recent incident where a man reportedly sent pictures of himself naked to a 12-year-old Barrington girl. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said the victim and her mother stopped at the station on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to file a complaint. The woman told a detective that her daughter opened a Facebook […]

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Barrington police arrest skinny dipper in center of town

By   /  September 3, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A Barrington man is facing a disorderly conduct charge after he swam naked in a small pond in the center of town on Wednesday, Aug. 28. According to police, 22-year-old Barrington man Daniel McMillan slipped out of his clothes and into Wood’s Pond — the small body of water located near the Barrington Public Library […]

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Four more Barrington teens face alcohol charges

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Barrington police charged four Barrington teenagers with various alcohol offenses last week. A 16-year-old Barrington boy will be sent to the town’s juvenile hearing board after he was charged with possession of alcohol by an underage person on Monday, Aug. 26. Police said the boy consumed alcohol at a small gathering of teenagers in a […]

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Barrington boy leads police on late-night chase

By   /  August 26, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Barrington police were treated to a late-night, cross-town manhunt on Wednesday, Aug. 21, after a Bay Spring resident called in a possible Peeping Tom. At about 1:34 a.m., a Walsh Avenue resident called police to report a person peeking over the fence into her home’s windows. The woman said her son had been using the […]

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Barrington teens face alcohol charges in town’s first municipal court session

By   /  August 23, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  2 Comments

Barrington Municipal Court Judge Frank Connor, shown at a previous session, faced two no-shows on Sept. 19.

It was a quick start to the new municipal court in Barrington. On Thursday morning, Judge Francis Connor III heard three cases — each involved a local minor who had been charged with possession of an alcoholic beverage by an underage person — and issued three rulings, all in less than 30 minutes. Judge Connor […]

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Barrington and Westport police help save a life

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

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Quick thinking by two Barrington police officers, and assistance from Westport police, averted an apparent suicide attempt by a Barrington man who threatened to kill himself. At 2:43 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, police received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a Barrington man told an acquaintance he was going to the beach to kill himself. […]

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Barrington targeted for series of car break-ins

By   /  August 15, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A van with a sliding door reportedly seen traveling along local roadways last week may have been involved in a series of larcenies from motor vehicles. Police said a woman in town spotted the van, which had the sliding door open and men inside. The men may have been quickly exiting the van and checking […]

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Barrington man charged with DUI twice in two days

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

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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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How long were people squatting in Barrington home?

By   /  August 6, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Questions still surround the case of a Fireside Drive home which played host to squatters in late July, including the mystery of how long people had been staying in the house illegally. The Woodard family which lives at 15 Fireside Drive left for vacation on Friday, July 19 and returned on July 28. But upon […]

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