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Bristol Police Log: Officers keep eyes on Bristol

Between April 30 and May 6, Bristol police completed 12 foot and car patrols along Main Street, North Street and surrounding areas. Officers also completed 30 minutes of directed patrol in different areas outside the police district on seven occasions and did 45 minutes on an eighth occasion, according to the department’s most recent police log.
During that same period, officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School four times and completed one fingerprint request.
From April 29 through May 5 a Bristol police officer attended the National Interdiction Conference for training.
•  On April 30 watched a local property at the owner’s request.
•  On April 30 located a vehicle sought by other police agencies on suspicion that the driver was impaired, but found the driver was not impaired.
•  On May 1 helped a resident who had locked themselves out of their residence. They got in.
•  On May 1 assisted a motorist on Stony Hill Road.
•  On May 1 got a motor vehicle complaint regarding driver’s actions the previous day. Offices spoke to both parties involved and explained the rules of the road; no further action was required.
•  On May 1 received a report from a driver who returned home on April 30 to find that their car had been damaged in a accident that may have occurred while parked at Mount Abraham Union High School.
•  On May 1 responded to a report that a vehicle was in the driveway of a vacant property. Police learned that a neighbor had temporarily parked a vehicle there to allow room for a delivery.
•  On May 2 inspected a child seat and provided a new child seat.
•  On May 3 looked into a suspicious vehicle call. Investigation revealed it was a person delivering newspapers.
•  On May 3 participated in a truancy related meeting.
•  On May 3 inspected a child seat and provided a new child seat.
•  On May 4 at 2 a.m. initiated an investigation into a threatening complaint. Investigation is ongoing.
•  On May 4 looked into an alarm at a local business and found it was due to employee error.
•  On May 4 received court paperwork to be served. Middlebury police ended up serving the person.
•  On May 4 received a found wallet, contacted the owner and turned it over to them.
•  On May 5 at 1:57 a.m. checked on a person in a vehicle that had been there approximately two hours. It turned out the person was tired and parked to get some sleep before continuing.
•  On May 5 investigated a report of multiple gunshots near Airport Drive. An officer spoke to a person who had been at school for the previous hour and they said they had not heard anything or seen anyone in or around the area. 
•  On May 5 assisted the Bristol Rescue Squad with a medical call.
•  On May 6 looked into an accidental 911 hang up from an elevator at a local church. Someone accidentally pushed alarm button inside elevator. 
•  On May 6 assisted at the Human Powered Parade event.
•  On May 6 responded to a local business for an alarm activation and determined it was employee error.

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