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Bristol Police Log: Police step up safety patrols

BRISTOL — Between Dec. 16 and Jan. 5, Bristol police completed 22 foot patrols and more than seven hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 17 times, conducted 13 business checks, processed 13 requests for fingerprints, and facilitated the return of two loose dogs.
The department also assisted Vermont State Police three times and Bristol Rescue Squad twice.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
• On Dec. 16 were notified of damage done to a parked vehicle, then filed a report.
• On Dec. 16 responded to a juvenile problem, which was resolved.
• On Dec. 17 served a no-trespass notice on behalf of another agency.
• On Dec. 19 participated in school class instruction related to substance use.
• On Dec. 20 began investigating a theft complaint.
• On Dec. 21 responded to a two-vehicle accident and filed a report.
• On Dec. 22 all officers attended police department training.
• On Dec. 22 investigated a car-deer accident and filed a report.
• On Dec. 23 completed a property watch for a local resident.
• On Dec. 23 conducted two welfare checks and observed no issues or concerns.
• On Dec. 25 responded to a motor vehicle crash and filed a report.
• On Dec. 26 responded to another motor vehicle crash and filed a report.
• On Dec. 27 helped someone gain access to their locked vehicle.
• On Dec. 27 helped someone get a ride.
• On Dec. 28 recovered money from the Munsill Avenue area.
• On Dec. 28 helped someone get transportation to seek medical care.
• On Dec. 29 helped a business identify a person responsible for a gas spill.
• On Dec. 29 began investigating a vandalism complaint.
• On Dec. 30 investigated a report of a driver dispute, found that one of the parties involved had left the scene, and determined that no action had risen to the level of an offense.
• On Dec. 30 helped resolve a dispute between an adult and a juvenile.
• On Dec. 30 served no-trespass notices to two people.
• On Dec. 30 met with a local business to review emergency and investigation procedures.
• On Dec. 31 completed a grant-funded drunken-driving patrol.
• On Jan. 1 provided information to a person to receive assistance from a social service agency.
• On Jan. 2 helped resolve a dispute between a juvenile and an adult.
• On Jan. 2 helped a parent calm an upset juvenile.
• On Jan. 3 helped Mount Abraham Union High School with a truancy-related call.
• On Jan. 3 began investigating a drug possession case.
• On Jan. 3 investigated a motor vehicle complaint but did not locate the vehicle.
• On Jan. 3 conducted a foot patrol during a basketball game at Mount Abe.
• On Jan. 4 helped a driver install a child safety seat and performed an inspection.

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