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Bristol Police Log: Police ask for help with recent vandalism

BRISTOL — Bristol police on July 29 received a report of vandalism at the Bristol Teen Hub. Authorities are investigating, and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Bristol police at 802-453-2533 and cite incident 22BR002142.

Between July 18 and Aug. 14, Bristol police completed 24 foot patrols and five car patrols, conducted 21 traffic stops and checked the security at Mount Abraham Union High School 28 times, at Bristol Elementary School 27 times and at local businesses 28 times.

Police also processed 21 fingerprint requests, conducted two welfare checks, verified one vehicle identification number, helped three citizens get into their locked vehicles and facilitated the return of two loose dogs.

In other recent activity, Bristol police:

  • On July 18, advised Vermont Fish & Wildlife about a skunk acting abnormally on North Street.
  • On July 19, responded to a report of a single-car crash on Main Street.
  • On July 19, served court paperwork to a person on Thistle Hill Road in Hinesburg.
  • On July 19, took a statement on a late-reported motor vehicle crash on Main Street.
  • On July 19, responded to Prince Lane to check for a vehicle for Vermont State Police but the vehicle was not there.
  • On July 19, responded to a motor vehicle complaint on Airport Drive and issued a traffic warning.
  • On July 20, served court paperwork to a person on South Street.
  • On July 20, responded to a report of a stolen laptop. Police took a statement and performed a search for evidence showing signs of theft. An investigation is ongoing.
  • On July 21, responded to a report of a vehicle that slid off the Notch Road, but the vehicle was gone upon arrival.
  • On July 21, responded to Mount Abraham Union High School for a report of a vehicle that was improperly parked. The owner of the vehicle was located, and the vehicle was moved.
  • On July 22, issued parking tickets on Lincoln Road.
  • On July 23, responded to a report of an audible alarm on Maple Street, which police determined to be a fire alarm. The Bristol Fire Department was also dispatched.
  • On July 23, assisted with a child custody transfer on Munsill Avenue.
  • On July 23, received a found passport. The owner can retrieve the passport at the Bristol Police Department on Munsill Avenue.
  • On July 23, assisted Vermont State Police with traffic control on Burpee Road.
  • On July 23, assisted state police on Hardscrabble Road.
  • On July 23, conducted parking enforcement on Lincoln Road in the area of Bartlett Falls.
  • On July 23, received a report of a disorderly person on South Street, and found no action rose to the level of an offense.
  • On July 23, received a report regarding custody of a child. The caller was referred to family court.
  • On July 24, responded to a property-damage car crash on West Street.
  • On July 24, issued parking tickets on Lincoln Road.
  • On July 25, assisted Northfield Police by locating a person in Bristol regarding vehicle plates. Bristol police contacted the person and shared the information with Northfield police.
  • On July 26, issued parking tickets on Mountain Street.
  • On July 26, assisted Bristol Rescue on Mountain Street.
  • On July 27, provided emergency lights at the scene of a single-car crash on Plank Road until the Bristol Fire Department arrived.
  • On July 27, received a found wallet at the Bristol Police Department and contacted the owner.
  • On July 27, received found property on West Street and contacted the owner.
  • On July 28, took a report of vandalism on East Street. An investigation is ongoing.
  • On July 28, received a call about a suspicious vehicle at the entrance of the Bristol walking path on South Street. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.
  • On July 28, issued a notice against trespass to a person at the Bristol Police Department.
  • On July 29, responded to a report of a disorderly person on Main Street. No action rose to the level of an offense.
  • On July 29, assisted someone with a disabled vehicle on Munsill Avenue.
  • On July 30, officers completed use of force training at the department.
  • On July 30, completed 75 minutes of Governor’s Highway Grant-funded patrol in the Bristol area.
  • On July 30, issued a parking ticket on Park Place.
  • On July 31, responded to a loose dog complaint on West Street. The dog had been picked up by its owner by the time police arrived.
  • On July 31, investigated a suspicious vehicle on Main Street, but determined no action rose to the level of an offense.
  • On July 31, issued parking tickets on Lincoln Road.
  • On July 31, responded to a family fight on Sugar Maple Lane. No action at the time rose to the level of an offense.
  • On Aug. 1, received a found wallet on West Street and contacted the owner.
  • On Aug. 1, responded to a report of a dog left in a hot car on Pine Street. The owner was located, and the situation was remedied.
  • On Aug. 1, an officer completed a Foundations of Sexual Assault online training.
  • On Aug. 2, served court paperwork to a person at the department.
  • On Aug. 2, completed a property check in the Fitch Avenue area.
  • On Aug. 2, received a report of an alleged automobile theft. An investigation revealed no theft or criminal action.
  • On Aug. 2, an officer received National Crime Information Center training.
  • On Aug. 2, received a report of identity theft on North Street. An investigation is ongoing.
  • On Aug. 2, took a late report of a motor vehicle accident for insurances purposes.
  • On Aug. 2, investigated a suspicious vehicle on West Street and determined nothing rose to the level of a criminal offense.
  • On Aug. 3, removed excess trash from Town Park on West Street.
  • On Aug. 4, assisted state police on Villa Drive.
  • On Aug. 4, located people at Eagle Park after dusk. Officers explained the park closed at that time, and they left without incident.
  • On Aug. 5, received a report of an improperly positioned stop sign at Pine Street and North Street. The positioning was corrected, and Bristol Department of Public Works was notified.
  • On Aug. 6, issued parking tickets on Lincoln Road.
  • On Aug. 6, advised persons at Bristol town park that the area closed at dusk. The people left without incident.
  • On Aug. 7, issued parking tickets on Lincoln Road.
  • On Aug. 8, responded to Prince Lane on a report of a disorderly person possibly breaking glass. The person was gone upon arrival, and police didn’t locate any damaged property.
  • On Aug. 8, assisted state police on Villa Drive.
  • On Aug. 9, completed domestic violence training at the Bristol Police Department.
  • On Aug. 10, assisted a social service agency with property retrieval on Taylor Avenue.
  • On Aug. 10, responded to a report of a vehicle on East Street left running unattended for an extended period. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.
  • On Aug. 10, took a report of property damage on North Street.
  • On Aug. 12, recovered found money on West Street. The owner can contact Bristol police to retrieve the money.
  • On Aug. 12, responded to a report of a dispute and found no action rose to the level of an offense.
  • On Aug. 12, responded to Route 116 in the Lincoln Road area to a report of two dogs walking in and out of traffic. The owner was on the scene when police arrived and caught the dogs.
  • On Aug. 12, assisted state police with a vehicle complaint on Plank Road in New Haven.
  • On Aug. 13, left warnings on two vehicles parked on Park Place after hours.
  • On Aug. 14, responded to an alarm activated on Prince Lane and determined the motion sensor was activated by a sign swaying.
  • On Aug. 14, responded to Stonewall Drive regarding a dog complaint. The information will be forwarded to the Bristol selectboard requesting a hearing for a possible vicious dog.
  • On Aug. 14, received a report of an unknown person attempting to use a stolen credit card at two Bristol businesses. An investigation is ongoing.
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