Bristol Police Log: Police look into possible assault

BRISTOL — Bristol police were called to Mount Abraham Union High School on Nov. 1 to look into a report of an assault. After investigating the matter, police on Nov. 15 cited a 12-year-old to family court to answer the charge of aggravated assault.

Between Nov. 1 and 14, Bristol police completed 17 foot patrols, conducted five car patrols contracted by the town, and checked security 14 times at Mount Abraham Union High School, 14 times at Bristol Elementary School and 12 times at local businesses.

Police also processed 16 fingerprint requests, monitored traffic during school dismissal five times, and facilitated the return of a lost credit card and another piece of found property to their owners.

During this period the department assisted Vermont State Police once.

In other recent activity, Bristol police:

  • Following a Nov. 1 traffic stop cited Lonny J. McCray Jr., 34, of Bristol for driving with a criminally suspended driver’s license. Police said there were two warrants for his arrest for failure to appear for arraignment for two previous criminal suspension citations. After issuing the citation, police released McCray.
  • On Nov. 4 served a notice against trespass to a person to stay away from a West Street property.
  • On Nov. 4 assisted Mount Abe with a truancy concern.
  • On Nov. 5 received a report of damage done to vehicle while it was parked on Prince Lane the previous night.
  • On Nov. 5 checked the welfare of people in a vehicle on West Street. The officer saw no issues or concerns.
  • On Nov. 6 went to a West Street business for a report of person trying to buy alcohol with fake ID. They were gone upon the officer’s arrival; an investigation is ongoing.
  • On Nov. 6 helped an elderly couple to change a flat tire on their car on West Street.
  • On Nov. 7 looked for a loose dog on Carlstrom Road, but didn’t find it.
  • On Nov. 8 verified a vehicle identification number for a Maple Ridge resident.
  • On Nov. 8 checked out a report of a motorcycle operating erratically in the Mount Abe parking lot. Police found a driver who was practicing for state testing.
  • On Nov. 9 logged a complaint of a dog running loose on Lower Notch Road. An officer contacted the dog’s owner and explained the animal ordinance.
  • On Nov. 9 responded to a two-car accident on South Street.
  • On Nov. 9 responded to Airport Drive for a reported 911 open line. No emergency found.
  • On Nov. 10 began investigating a theft complaint on West Street.
  • On Nov. 11 issued paperwork to three juveniles for possession of tobacco on Airport Drive.
  • On Nov. 12 removed a low-hanging wire over North Street. The phone line had been pulled from a residence by a fallen tree.
  • On Nov. 12 set up traffic cones and barrier tape on Airport Drive for a downed utility pole with wires until Green Mountain Power arrived.
  • On Nov. 13 received a late report of a family fight on Liberty Street. Following an investigation police cited Chelsea Jones, 27, of Bristol for domestic assault.
  • On Nov. 13 checked an alarm activation on Airport Drive and determined it was apparently an alarm malfunction.
  • On Nov. 14 completed an investigation of an attempted traffic stop on Nov. 7 and cited Emil North, 20, of Starksboro for negligent driving and eluding a law enforcement officer.
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