Bristol Police Log for Jul. 28
BRISTOL — On Saturday, July 16, Bristol police received money found on West Street. The owner can call Bristol police at 802-453-2533 and cite incident 22BR001927 to retrieve the money.
Between June 27 and July 17, Bristol police completed 20 foot patrols and three car patrols; conducted 21 traffic stops; and checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 20 times, at Bristol Elementary School 19 times and at local businesses 18 times.
Police also processed 28 fingerprint requests, helped three residents get into their locked vehicles, responded to one accidental 911 call, and conducted four welfare checks.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
- On June 27 responded to a complaint of trespassing on Birch Ledge. Officers found no action that rose to the level of an offense.
- On June 28 responded to a crash involving a car and motorcycle at the intersection of North Street and Prince Lane. The motorcyclist sustained minor injuries.
- On June 29 responded to a complaint of panhandling on the Bristol Town Green.
- On June 30 received a report of a barking dog in the South Street area. Police found the dog and explained the ordinance to its owner.
- On June 30 responded to reports of someone screaming in the park. Officers found the person and said no action rose to the level of an offense.
- On July 1 responded to a report of loud music on South Street. The resident did not realize how loud the music was and turned the volume down.
- On July 1 received a report of a missing child on Morgan Horse Lane. The child was found within five minutes of police arriving.
- On July 1 responded to a complaint of a vehicle speeding and driving erratically on Morgan Horse Lane. The vehicle was gone by the time police arrived.
- On July 2 provided traffic control on West Street while an American flag was raised for Fourth of July events.
- On July 2 provided emergency lights and assisted with traffic control at the scene of a crash on Route 116 until Vermont State Police, the Bristol Fire Department and Bristol Rescue arrived.
- On July 3 issued parking tickets to vehicles on Lincoln Road.
- On July 3 responded to a report of a dispute during the fireworks show, but everyone involved had separated and moved on before police arrived.
- On July 3 received a report of a disorderly person in the parking area of the Bristol Rec Field during fireworks. The individual was gone when police arrived.
- On July 4 provided traffic control during Fourth of July events.
- On July 5 received a delayed report of damage to a vehicle. The person reporting the damage had stopped in at various businesses in the Bristol area on June 30.
- On July 5 assisted Vermont State Police with traffic control at the scene of a motor vehicle crash on Bristol Road in Monkton.
- On July 6 recovered found property on West Street. The owner was contacted and will retrieve the found items.
- On July 6 conducted traffic control while crosswalks were painted at the intersection of Main and North streets.
- On July 6 conducted a property watch on Mountain Terrace.
- On July 6 responded to two-car accident at the intersection of Maple and West streets.
- On July 8 served court paperwork to a person on Monkton Road.
- On July 8 someone reported receiving threatening messages. Police determined none of the messages contained threats and explained how the person could block further messages.
- On July 8 issued parking tickets to vehicles on Park Place.
- On July 10 received a report of illegal dumping on Mountain Street. An investigation is ongoing.
- On July 10 cited Zander Wildason, 20, of Vergennes for driving under the influence following a traffic stop for a speed violation.
- On July 11 responded to a complaint of a dog running freely on Birch Ledge. Police returned the dog to its owner.
- On July 11 assisted a person in identifying an attempted phone scam on Prince Lane.
- On July 11 responded to a request for assistance with a disabled vehicle on Prince Lane. The person had resolved the issue before police arrived.
- On July 12 received a complaint about threatening on South Street. An investigation is ongoing.
- On July 12 issued parking tickets on West Street.
- On July 13 responded to a report of a person yelling on North Street. Police discovered the person was frustrated with personal issues and did not realize how loud he was being. The person declined assistance with obtaining help from a social service organization.
- On July 15 completed firearms qualification on Hardscrabble Road.
- On July 15 assisted a person on Taylor Avenue who was locked out of their apartment.
- On July 16 received a report of a dog left inside a vehicle on Prince Lane. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.
- On July 16 cited Emily Ross, 38, of Bristol for violation of an order against stalking.
- On July 16 assisted a person on Main Street retrieve their keys from a locked building.
- On July 17 tried to find a loose calf reported on North Street. The calf was gone before police arrived.
- On July 17 issued parking tickets to vehicles on Lincoln Road.
- On July 17 someone reported receiving threats on social media. An investigation is ongoing.
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