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Bristol Police Log for Dec. 1

BRISTOL — Bristol police were busy with 88 foot patrols between Oct. 24 and Nov. 20, in addition to five car patrols.

Also during that period, officers conducted 18 traffic stops and checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 15 times, Bristol Elementary School 13 times and local businesses 20 times. 

Police also processed 36 fingerprint requests, helped one individual get into their locked vehicle, conducted nine welfare checks and facilitated the return of one purse.

In other recent activity, Bristol police:

• On Oct. 25 noticed an unoccupied bus parked on West Street that had its red lights activated and door open, which was hindering traffic. Police had the driver deactivate the lights. 

• On Oct. 26 responded to Basin Street for a report of illegal burning and found a homeowner was burning a small pile of leaves. 

• On Oct. 26 received a report of harassment by phone from a Pine Street resident. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Oct. 27 conducted traffic control during a bus drill at Bristol Elementary. 

• On Oct. 27 responded to a report of a cat lying on the side of Route 116 South that appeared to be injured. Police located the owner and returned the cat. 

• On Oct. 27 assisted an individual in the Taylor Avenue and Pine Street area with a disabled vehicle. 

• On Oct. 27 responded to a report of multiple raccoons living under a Mountain Street house and contacted the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department for assistance. 

• On Oct. 28 assisted someone who ran out of gas on Route 116 South. 

• On Oct. 29 assisted a Vermont Fish and Wildlife warden on Meehan Road. 

• On Oct. 29 began investigating a harassment complaint. 

• On Oct. 30 began investigating a motor vehicle complaint on Burpee Road. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Oct. 30 received a complaint regarding social media posts and found that no action rose to the level of an offense. 

• On Oct. 31 responded to a vandalism report on Airport Drive and cited two juveniles for unlawful mischief. 

• On Oct. 31 responded to Airport Drive for a person experiencing a mental health crisis and found that no action rose to the level of an offense. The individual declined services that were offered, and police located someone to assist the individual. 

• On Nov. 1 assisted Bristol Rescue on West Street. 

• On Nov. 1 helped locate someone that was posting suicidal messages on social media. Police determined the individual no longer lived in Bristol and contacted the appropriate law enforcement agency to check on the welfare of the person at their new residence. 

• On Nov. 2 assisted Mount Abe with a truancy concern. 

• On Nov. 2 issued a citation to someone under the age of 21 who was in possession of tobacco on Airport Drive. 

• On Nov. 2 helped the Middlebury police locate someone on East Street. 

• On Nov. 3 assisted someone with a disabled vehicle on Airport Drive. 

• On Nov. 3 received a delayed report of a minor two-car crash Airport Drive. 

• On Nov. 4 responded to Route 116 North for a two-vehicle crash. No injuries were reported. 

• On Nov. 5 assisted someone on Taylor Avenue with a mental health incident. 

• On Nov. 5 responded to a report of a dog biting someone near Choiniere and Lower Hardscrabble roads. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Nov. 5 logged a report of someone losing their keys in the Bristol area. 

• On Nov. 5 responded to a report of a vehicle crash on Main Street. 

• On Nov. 5 responded to a dog noise complaint near North Street and Frances Lane and issued an ordinance violation to the owner. 

• On Nov. 6 took a report of citizen dispute on Taylor Avenue and offered services to an individual that was experiencing a mental health crisis. 

• On Nov. 7 helped someone retrieve their property on Taylor Avenue. 

• On Nov. 7 cited Jennifer M. Monness, 39, of Bristol for driving with a suspended license. 

• On Nov. 7 assisted an individual in obtaining mental health services on Airport Drive. 

• On Nov. 7 issued a relief from abuse order to someone on Taylor Avenue. 

• On Nov. 8 investigated minor crash damage involving two vehicles on Airport Drive. 

• On Nov. 9 helped someone in need of transportation on Airport Drive. 

• On Nov. 9 responded to a minor car crash on Taylor Avenue. No injuries were reported. 

• On Nov. 11 received a report of a missing dog. 

• On Nov. 11 served court paperwork to someone at the Blaises Mobile Home Park. 

• On Nov. 11 assisted with a truancy concern at Bristol Elementary. 

• On Nov. 11 responded to a minor two-vehicle crash on Pine Street. 

• On Nov. 12 helped someone on Taylor Avenue contact the appropriate agency for assistance with a civil matter. 

• On Nov. 12 dealt with a barking dog complaint. 

• On Nov. 12 issued a parking ticket on Park Place. 

• On Nov. 14 assisted a social service agency on Fitch Avenue. 

• On Nov. 14 received a call from someone who appeared to be experiencing a mental health crisis and provided contact information for assistance. 

• On Nov. 14. served a subpoena to someone on Monkton Road. 

• On Nov. 14 issued a parking ticket on Park Place. 

• On Nov. 15 helped someone contact the appropriate agency for help with a civil issue. 

• On Nov. 15 offered assistance to someone who appeared to be having a mental health crisis on Route 116 South. The individual declined assistance and police found no action rose to the level of an offense.

• On Nov. 15 issued a parking ticket on Spring Street. 

• On Nov. 16 served relief from abuse paperwork to someone on Taylor Avenue. 

• On Nov. 16 found a bank card on Main Street during a foot patrol. Attempts to locate the card’s owner were unsuccessful so police notified the card issuer and destroyed the card. 

• On Nov. 17 responded with Vermont State Police to a family fight on Sugar Maple Lane. Police cited Katie Clark for domestic assault and resisting arrest. 

• On Nov. 17 received a complaint of fraud. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Nov. 19 assisted Bristol Rescue on Mountain View Street. 

• On Nov. 20 responded to South Street for a dog at large. The dog was gone when police arrived. 

• On Nov. 20 received a report of a possible violation of a relief from abuse order on South Street. 

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