Bristol Police Log: Bristol police defuse domestic fight

BRISTOL — On Jan. 28, Bristol police responded at the request of Vermont State Police to an Oak Lane domestic incident involving a firearm. Police calmed the parties and stayed with them until VSP could arrive and begin their investigation.
Between Jan. 23 and Jan. 29, Bristol police conducted four town-contracted traffic patrols, covering Lovers Lane, Monkton Road and Stoney Hill Road. Police issued two tickets and one warning for speeding and one warning for an improperly displayed license plate.
Police conducted security checks of the Mount Abraham Union High School facility on Jan. 23, 25, 28 and 29. During the Jan. 28 security check, police found a door unlocked and notified maintenance.  
In other action between Jan. 23 and Jan. 29, Bristol police:
•  Began investigating on Jan. 23 a report of child exploitation by means of the Internet.
•  Began investigating on Jan. 23 a reported sexual assault that had occurred during the fall of 2016. The Bristol Police Department and Addison County Unit for Special Investigations (ACUSI) worked together on this case, which resulted in an arrest.
•  Responded to a district residence for a report of out-of-control juvenile inflicting self-harm on Jan. 23. The juvenile was taken into protective custody and transported to Porter Hospital for evaluation.
•  Dealt with a hit-and-run accident involving a car parked on School Street on Jan. 23.  
•  Removed a vehicle parked on South Street in violation of the winter parking ban on Jan. 24. The officer first tried to make contact with the vehicle’s owner.
•  Helped a teen with a bleeding head injury at the Kountry Trailer Park on Jan. 24. Police stayed with the teen until rescue personnel arrived.
•  Took a written statement from a Lincoln resident regarding a fraud incident, on Jan. 24. Police forwarded the information to VSP for follow-up.
•  Processed a court order on Jan. 25 from a Franklin County Family Court that restricted a Bristol woman’s ex-partner from visiting their child. The woman was concerned the partner might make contact in violation of the order, and all BPD officers were advised.
•  Assisted on Jan. 25 a South Street resident who called to report persons visiting a neighbor’s residence that the caller believed were banned from being there. Police informed the caller there were no active court orders preventing contact between the parties.
•  Assisted the Bristol Fire Department on Jan. 25 by conducting a record check on a resident applying to serve with the department.
•  Met on Jan. 27 with an MAUHS student, his family, MAUHS staff and other support agencies to develop a plan to help the student stop being truant.
•  Began investigating a reported hit-and-run crash on Airport Drive on Jan. 27. As reported, three cars collided while leaving MAUHS at the end of the school day on Jan.16. The female driving the first car pulled over, but said the person operating the vehicle behind her kept going. Police contacted the driver of the second vehicle, who they said refused to provide insurance information or pay for damages.
•  Attempted to serve a relief-from-abuse order on behalf of ACUSI on Jan. 27, but found no one at home.  
•  On Jan. 29 responded along with rescue personnel to a Main Street residence to help an elderly woman was having difficulty breathing. 

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