Jul 28, 2014

Alleged Domestic-Assault Victim Evicted

Barrington police were called to an apartment at the Harbor Animal Hospital to 'keep the peace' while a woman is evicted by her alleged assailant.

Alleged Domestic-Assault Victim Evicted

Barrington police were called to the Harbor Animal Hospital at 286 Maple Ave. late Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2, to “keep the peace” while a woman who is the alleged victim of a domestic assault was evicted from her apartment in that building.

Police said the woman, 28, was served a Superior Court order by a constable to leave the apartment about two days after Wade Cordy, 41, the veterinarian who owns and operates the animal hospital, was charged with three counts of domestic violence against her. She is a longtime girlfriend of Cordy, police said.

The woman also is an employee at the animal hospital. She left the apartment voluntarily, police said.

Cordy was charged with simple assault, refusing to relinquish a telephone and malicious damage to property. The charges were filed after an argument with the woman escalated into a physical altercation, police said.

Cordy allegedly slapped a cell phone out of her hand, breaking it, and pinned her to the ground during the fight.

The initial investigation led to a court-ordered restraining order being issued against Cordy, also on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2, police said.

Lockers broken into at high school

Three lockers in the Barrington High School locker room were broken into on Oct. 31, according to the police. But only one of the break-ins led to a report of a theft.

A pair of Nike running shoes valued at $88 was reported stolen to Barrington police on Friday afternoon, Nov. 4. The shoes were taken from the locked locker while the athlete was competing outside of the school.

Shoplifter targets Rite Aid pharmacy

Barrington police are investigating a report of a theft from the Rite Aid pharmacy at 236 County Road late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 6.

A recently installed burglar alarm alerted store employees to the opening of a side door to the building at about 5:15 pm. A man with blonde and gray hair, about 6-feet tall and wearing a sweatshirt reportedly used that door to steal an unknown number of items from the store.

The man reportedly jumped into an SUV waiting outside with a woman behind the wheel, police were told. No description of the woman was available.

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