Bristol Police Log for Apr. 18

BRISTOL — On April 6 at 9:30 a.m. a citizen reported spray paint on a telephone pole on North Street, near Pine Street. Five poles have white paint on them, with one reading “rebel.” Anyone with information on how this happened is asked to contact Bristol police at 453-2533.
Between March 25 and April 7, Bristol police assisted Vermont State Police three times, Bristol Fire Department twice, Bristol Rescue Squad twice, Addison County Sheriff’s Department once, Middlebury police once and Vermont Fish & Wildlife once.
Officers in the Bristol department completed 21 foot patrols and more than five 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 14 times, conducted three business checks, processed at least five requests for fingerprints and verified one vehicle identification number.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
•On March 25 investigated a complaint that someone drove away from a local business without paying for the gas they pumped.
•On March 25 facilitated the return of a lost key.
•On March 26 received a parking complaint.
•On March 26 helped resolve a juvenile problem.
•On March 27 completed one hour of online Child Seat Technician certification training.
•On March 28 served someone with a notice against trespass.
•On March 28 investigated alleged disorderly conduct.
•On March 28 assisted someone with a possible scam.
•On March 31 facilitated the return of a stray dog to its owner.
•On March 31 completed online training on responding to domestic violence calls.
•On April 2 at 11:40 a.m. responded to a minor two-car crash and facilitated an information exchange, but the damage did not rise to the level of a reportable crash.
•On April 2 responded to another minor two-vehicle crash. Report to be completed.
•On April 3 investigated an alleged theft.
•On April 4 assisted with a death investigation. The death was attributed to natural causes.
•On April 4 removed from East Street a piece of wood that had been causing a traffic hazard.
•On April 5 recovered an abandoned Trek mountain bike. The owner may contact Bristol police at 453-2533.
•On April 6 secured an unsecure building.
•On April 7 conducted a quarterly sex offender registry check and found everyone compliant.
•On April 7 completed training related to car seat inspections.

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