Police: Dispute surfaces between worker and fisherman

Incident occurs at Walker Farm construction site

Posted 9/30/22

Barrington Police responded to Walker Farm on Tuesday, Sept. 20 for a dispute between a fisherman and a construction worker.

Police said a construction worker had approached a man who was …

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Police: Dispute surfaces between worker and fisherman

Incident occurs at Walker Farm construction site

Posted

Barrington Police responded to Walker Farm on Tuesday, Sept. 20 for a dispute between a fisherman and a construction worker.

Police said a construction worker had approached a man who was crabbing at Walker Farm. The fisherman had allegedly tied up crab lines to the chain link fence installed around the construction site. The construction worker asked the man to remove the lines.

Police said the fisherman eventually ended up in the water. No one was charged. 

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