and firefighters responded early Sunday morning, Feb. 12, to a report of an unoccupied Volkswagen sitting in the northbound lane of the Wampanoag Trail near Vitulo’s Farm just south of the East Providence line.
A man with a cut on his head and blood on his shirt attempted to flag down a woman traveling in the same direction at about 3 am, police said. She reported the vehicle in the highway.
The incident report did not include details on how the man suffered the injury or why he stopped his car on the highway. He was treated and released. He did not appear to be intoxicated, police said.
Hit-and-run crash at campus
A hit-and-run accident at a gate to the former Zion Bible College was reported to Barrington police Sunday morning, Feb. 12.
Metal poles from which hung a chain were apparently struck by a vehicle attempting to enter the campus off of Middle Highway near Primrose Hill Road. Various parts from the vehicle, believed to be a beige Nissan, were found at the gate.
The crash was reported at 8:56 am. The chain gate had not been replaced as of 9 am Monday morning, Feb. 13.
Man asks police to halt texts
Barrington police were asked to intervene last Friday, Feb. 10, in the receipt of inappropriate text messages to his daughter, 13.
The North Lake Drive father said the messages have been coming from friends of his daughter, who has been exchanging messages with them. Police officers offered some strategies to halt the exchanges.
Credit card fraud alleged
A Pleasant Street woman filed a complaint of possible credit card fraud with Barrington police on Friday afternoon, Feb. 10.
The woman said her Alaska Airlines VISA card showed a purchase of almost $78 for cosmetics purchased at a store in Montana. The woman said she has never shopped at the store.