Barrington resident experiences strange encounter

A Barrington resident called police after a man tried to enter his home at about 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Ida Court resident told police he heard a screen door open, and when he went to …
Accused child molester had troubled tenure as a Bristol police officer

Records pertaining to David Barboza’s employment with the Bristol Police, recently released by that department, paint a picture of an employee who was initially enthusiastic about the prospect …

Large crowd welcomes new Bristol chief of police

Kevin Lynch, Bristol’s new chief of police, officially began his term here on Tuesday night with an apology to Lynn, his wife of 26 years. “I’m sorry, but I will no longer be …

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