Bristol Police Log: Authorities vigilant with frequent patrols

BRISTOL — Between July 23 and Aug. 5, Bristol police completed 20 foot and car patrols at various locations, namely on Mountain Street, Main Street and surrounding areas, including near Bristol Elementary School, as well as in the eastern part of the police district.
Officers also completed 4 hours and 15 minutes of directed patrol, traffic enforcement and patrols of the police district and the town under a town contract.
During that same period, officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School seven times, completed 10 fingerprint requests and conducted three business checks on Main Street and surrounding areas.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
•  On July 23 responded to a request for information.
•  On July 24 investigated the report of erratic vehicle operation, located the vehicle and found the driver was not impaired.
•  On July 24 and 25, an officer attended Internet investigation training at the Vermont Police Academy, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
•  On July 25 received property found at a local business and made plans to contact the owner.
•  On July 25 responded to a motor vehicle complaint.
•  On July 25 assisted a resident with a possible fraud complaint.
•  On July 25 responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle but was unable to locate the vehicle.
•  On July 26 assisted Middlebury Regional EMS.
•  On July 26 initiated a fraud investigation.
•  On July 27 received a child’s Specialized bike that had been found. Owner can contact Bristol police at 453-2533 to claim it.
•  On July 27 received a set of keys that had been found, located the owner and returned them.
•  On July 27 conducted foot patrols at the Three Day Stampede yard sale.
•  On July 27 verified a vehicle identification number.
•  On July 27 initiated an investigation into unwanted phone calls and messages.
•  On July 27 assisted Vermont State Police.
•  On July 28 conducted foot patrols at the Three Day Stampede.
•  On July 28 assisted state police.
•  On July 28 initiated an investigation into a suspicious incident that had occurred through the mail.
•  On July 28 assisted the Bristol Rescue Squad.
•  On July 28 assisted Hinesburg police.
•  On July 28 assisted state police.
•  On July 29 completed foot patrols at the Three Day Stampede.
•  On July 29 assisted Middlebury police.
•  On July 29 secured an unsecure business.
•  On July 30 verified the immunization and registration status of a dog that had reportedly bitten someone.
•  On July 30 began an investigation into a threatening complaint that occurred the previous day.
•  On July 30 secured an unsecured business.
•  On July 30 responded to a minor two-vehicle crash on Main Street.
•  On July 31 assisted the Bristol Rescue Squad on a call.
•  On Aug. 1 began working with Adult Protective Services on a theft investigation.
•  On Aug. 2 secured an unsecured business.
•  On Aug. 2 responded to a property line dispute, which the property owners agreed to settle at a later meeting.
•  On Aug. 2 assisted state police.
•  On Aug. 2 responded to a medical call and assisted until rescue arrived.
•  On Aug. 2 conducted foot patrols and business checks during Movies in the Park.
•  On Aug. 2 secured an unsecured business.
•  On Aug. 3 conducted a welfare check and determined that all was OK.
•  On Aug. 3 initiated an investigation into harassing communications.
•  On Aug. 3 started a property watch for a local resident.
•  On Aug. 3 worked on an active case as part of the Addison Unit for Special Investigations.
•  On Aug. 4 assisted state police.
•  On Aug. 4 assisted on a medical call.
• On Aug. 4 investigated a complaint about a loud radio at Bristol Town Park and found a contractor working in the area, who turned the radio down.
•  On Aug. 5 conducted a special overtime occupant protection detail funded by Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
•  On Aug. 5 assisted state police.

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