Bristol Police Log: New Haven River kayaker reports lost boat
BRISTOL — On April 26 Bristol police received a report from a person who lost his watercraft while kayaking in the New Haven River south of Hewitt Road.
The kayak was described as a yellow Necky Crux brand craft that is 7 feet, 9 inches long. Anyone who finds it is asked to contact Bristol police at 453-2533.
Between April 23 and April 29, Bristol police completed six foot and car patrols along Main Street, North Street and surrounding areas. Officers also completed 30 minutes of directed patrol in the northern area of town, according to the department’s most recent police log.
During that same period, officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School three times and completed a total of five fingerprint requests for volunteering and adoption purposes.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
• On April 23 were dispatched to a report of an assault at a Main Street address and began an investigation.
• On April 23 initiated an investigation into a reported assault that reportedly occurred in a local business.
• On April 24 after midnight conducted 30 minutes of traffic enforcement in the west area of town.
• On April 24 assisted a local agency in reviewing technology related information in an active criminal investigation.
• On April 25 attended grant training presented by Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
• On April 25 received a found wallet and contacted the owner, who retrieved it.
• On April 25 assisted at the scene of a fire/rescue call.
• On April 25 attempted to serve court paperwork for another law enforcement agency but could not find the intended subject. The officer got updated information for the subject and provided it to the requesting agency.
• On April 25 attended a meeting with other law enforcement agencies regarding active investigations.
• On April 26 attended training with the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations.
• On April 26 completed a records check for an employment applicant.
• On April 26 joined with Vermont State Police to check a local residence for a wanted person. The subject was not there.
• On April 26 took 30-year-old Crystal King of Bristol into custody and cited her for simple assault and false information to law enforcement. See a full report in the Addison Independent’s May 3 Bristol Police Log.
• On April 27 received a found cell phone and contacted its owner, who retrieved the phone.
• On April 27 served court paperwork to an individual for a future court appearance.
• On April 27 looked into a complaint regarding and ongoing issue of dogs running loose in the village. Police spoke to all parties, and the dogs’ owner completed fencing to contain the animals.
• On April 28 completed evidence-related duties at Bristol Police Department.
• On April 29 received a complaint of harassment via electronic device.
• On April 29 began looking into the theft of three fishing poles and an ice auger from a West Street property. If anyone has information regarding same, please contact Bristol police at 453-2533.
• On April 29 identified and contacted a motorist for passing a school bus with red lights on at Mount Abraham Union High School on April 18.
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