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Bristol Police Log: Police looking for owner of found bicycle

BRISTOL — On June 25 Bristol police recovered a green Nishiki bicycle from Pine Street and put out a call for anyone who had lost a bike.

The owner can contract Bristol police at 802-453-2533 to retrieve the bicycle.

Between June 6 and 26, Bristol police completed 46 foot patrols and four car patrols, conducted 13 traffic stops and checked the security at Mount Abraham Union High School 20 times, at Bristol Elementary School 20 times and at local businesses 19 times.

Police also processed 17 fingerprint requests and conducted three welfare checks. In other recent activity, Bristol police:

  • On June 6 mediated a verbal dispute on West Street.
  • On June 7 responded to a report of someone burning trash in the South Street area. Police located the fire and discovered the person had received a permit to burn scrap lumber and determined there was no violation.
  • On June 7 served a court order on Taylor Avenue.
  • On June 7 assisted Bristol Rescue on Mountain Street.
  • On June 8 responded to a person falling from a vehicle on West Street. Bristol Rescue was contacted to assist the person. No action observed or reported rose to the level of an offense.
  • On June 8 responded to a report of a suspicious person on West Street. Police determined no action rose to the level of an offense.
  • On June 9 responded to Pine Street to assist a person with unwanted guests not leaving the property, but all persons involved were gone when police arrived.
  • On June 10 responded to Plank Road to mediate a possible dispute, but the vehicle and everyone involved left prior to police arriving.
  • On June 10 issues parking tickets to vehicles improperly parked on Mountain Street.
  • On June 10 provided traffic control while Bristol Elementary School students drew chalk art on Mountain Street in front of the school.
  • On June 11 monitored traffic during Mount Abraham Union High School graduation on Airport Drive.
  • On June 11 responded to a report of someone shooting a dog on Birch Ledge. The dog received injuries and was treated by a veterinarian. An investigation is ongoing.
  • On June 12 assisted Vermont State Police on Lower Notch Road.
  • On June 12 took a report of three stolen bicycles on Pine Street. An investigation is ongoing.
  • On June 14 received delayed report of damage to a vehicle parked on South Street on May 19.
  • On June 14 responded to a barking dog complaint on South Street, but the dog was no longer barking or outside when police arrived.
  • On June 14 received a theft report on West Street. Police determined the report was unfounded.
  • On June 14 investigated a report of persons screaming in the Mountain Terrace area, but police found nothing.
  • On June 15 responded to a noise complaint on Morgan Horse Lane, but there was no noise upon arrival.
  • On June 15 after investigating cited Emily Ross, 38, of Bristol for violating a juvenile protection order.
  • On June 17 responded to an alarm on Pine Street. Police determined an employee had forgotten to secure the door. The business was checked, and the door was secured.
  • On June 19 assisted Vermont State Police with a traffic hazard on Upper Notch Road.
  • On June 20 assisted the Bristol Fire Department on Main Street.
  • On June 21 investigated a suspicious person camping on the Coffin Factory Trail off South Street. Police told the person that camping was not permitted and they moved along.
  • On June 23 served a notice against trespass to someone on North Street.
  • On June 25 assisted in escorting bicyclists in the Vermont Gran Fondo bike event from Airport Drive to Lincoln Road.
  • On June 25 responded to a report of a car and pedestrian crash on North Street. Police discovered that a cyclist ran into the back of a vehicle as it was stopped and waiting to turn. The cyclist received minor scrapes but declined medical assistance and minor damage was done to the vehicle. The cyclist and motorist exchanged information; police took no further action.
  • On June 26 issued parking tickets to vehicles for parking violations on Lincoln Road.
  • On June 26 issued more parking tickets to vehicles on Lincoln Road for parking violations.
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