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A resident on Henry Drive called Barrington police on Saturday, Dec. 1, at about 9 p.m. after he realized some bottles of wine had gone missing from his home. The resident told police that he and his … more
A Winthrop Drive resident contacted Barrington police on Friday afternoon, Nov. 30, regarding a civil matter. The resident told police that his neighbor had hired a tree company to trim limbs off … more
Barrington police charged a 73-year-old Cranston woman with shoplifting-misdemeanor after she allegedly tried to steal eight items from Shaw's Supermarket in the Barrington Shopping Center on Friday, … more
The Barrington Police Department is looking for the people responsible for igniting a "sparkler bomb" near the intersection of Sowams Road and Barneyville Road on Monday afternoon, Nov. … more
Barrington Police Chief John LaCross picked up a new title this week: Town manager.  Well, it's actually "acting town manager." The longtime police chief in Barrington is serving as acting … more
Barrington police stopped a vehicle at 4 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, after the car conducted an illegal U-turn on Middle Highway.  The officer approached the driver's side window and questioned … more
Barrington police are investigating some alleged indecent behavior that took place Monday, Nov. 12. According to police, a Barrington woman was walking down Nayatt Road at about 11 a.m. when a … more
Approximately 13 members of the Barrington Police Department have enrolled in the "No Shave November" Awareness Program which takes place during the month of November. "The goal of 'No-Shave … more
Late last month, a motorist called Barrington police to report an erratic driver on Middle Highway near Barrington Middle School at about 2:10 p.m., which is when school dismisses. Officers … more
East Providence and Barrington Police Department officers combined recently to conclude a successful investigation into a string of thefts in both municipalities. Detectives from each department … more
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