Bristol Police Log: Man cited on outstanding warrant
BRISTOL — On Jan. 22 Bristol police arrested Caleb Newton, 23, of Bristol on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in courts in both Chittenden and Franklin counties.
Newton was transported to a holding cell at Addison Superior Criminal Court and is due to appear in Chittenden County court for a bond forfeiture hearing on Mar. 7.
Between Jan. 14 and Feb. 3, Bristol police assisted Vermont State Police five times, Bristol Rescue Squad once, Bristol Fire Department once and Addison County Unit for Special Investigations twice.
Officers in the Bristol department completed 46 foot patrols and more than eight hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
Bristol officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 17 times, secured two unsecure buildings, processed 14 requests for fingerprints and verified one vehicle identification number.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
• On Jan. 14 started a property watch for a local resident.
• On Jan. 14 checked an electronic device to verify it wasn’t stolen.
• On Jan. 16 assisted with a vehicle unlock.
• On Jan. 16 received a delayed report about a vehicle incident.
• On Jan. 16 investigated a motor vehicle crash.
• On Jan. 17 opened three truancy investigations.
• On Jan. 17 investigated a report of disorderly conduct on social media and warned both parties to discontinue activity.
• On Jan. 18 assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle.
• On Jan. 21 investigated a single-vehicle crash with no injuries.
• On Jan. 21 assisted a motorist whose vehicle had slid off the road, then provided traffic control during vehicle removal.
• On Jan. 22 assisted a citizen with information and determined the incident had occurred in Vergennes.
• On Jan. 22 investigated a report of suspicious activity and determined there were no issues or concerns.
• On Jan. 23 investigated a motor vehicle complaint but was unable to locate the vehicle.
• On Jan. 23 cited Ashley White, 20, of Starksboro for driving with a criminally suspended license.
• On Jan. 24 facilited the return of a lost cellphone.
• On Jan. 24 facilitated the return of a lost AAA card.
• On Jan. 26 investigated a two-vehicle collision with no injuries on Prince Lane.
• On Jan. 26, after receiving a complaint, stopped a vehicle and issued a ticket to the motorist.
• On Jan. 28 investigated a stalking complaint and determined that no action rose to the level of an offense.
• On Jan. 29 investigated a citizen dispute and determined that no action rose to the level of a crime.
• On Jan. 30 investigated a crash involving property damage on Main Street.
• On Jan. 30, with funding from the Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, presented technology-related information to parents.
• On Jan. 31 started a property watch for a local resident.
• On Jan. 31 investigated a three-car crash with property damage on Prince Lane.
• On Feb. 1 looked into a harassment complaint and determined that no action had risen to the level of an offense.
• On Feb. 1 investigated a complaint involving an animal.
• On Feb. 3 conducted a sobriety checkpoint on West Street, funded by Vermont Governor’s Highway Safety.
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