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A wayward kayak, stolen fans, a sick raccoon and a drunk woman downtown were among the incidents investigated by Barrington police officers last week. Following are excerpts from the Barrington … more
Barrington Police investigated a sexual assault that allegedly occurred on a RIPTA bus on Tuesday, July 6. A Providence woman stopped into the police station at about 5 p.m. to report the incident … more
Barrington Police arrested a Riverside resident after an alleged incident at a Barrington home. Police charged Paul A. Fournier, 33, of Riverside, with simple assault or battery, willful trespass, … more
Dino DeCrescenzo had been on the job for less than a year when he responded to a disturbance in Bay Spring. He was working the overnight shift and was not sure what to expect when he drove his … more
Barrington has hired a new police chief.  On Thursday, June 3, the town manager announced that Michael Correia, a 34-year veteran of the Providence Police Department, has been named the next … more
On multiple occasions late last month, residents in a quiet West Barrington neighborhood found themselves under attack. A large raccoon ambushed people on Walnut Road, Grant Street and Bradford … more
Two Barrington police officers jumped into the Barrington River early Monday morning, May 31, to rescue a woman in distress. Police received a call at about 8:40 a.m., from a New Meadow Road … more
Barrington police charged Mikeal Jamal Mollock, 28, of Providence, with domestic-simple assault, domestic-disorderly conduct, and violation of a no contact order, following a “rolling … more
Barrington police responded to a Walnut Road residence after a raccoon attacked people who were attending a banquet for a hockey team on Sunday night, May 23.  Police said the raccoon first … more
Barrington Police Chief Dino DeCrescenzo is retiring.  The longtime member of the Barrington Police Department announced earlier this month that he would be stepping down. His final day with … more
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