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Bristol Police Log for Aug. 24

BRISTOL — Bristol police helped respond to heavy rains that hit the area on Aug. 8. 

Police that evening assisted the Bristol Public Works Department on Lower Notch Road, which was closed for around two days after rains overwhelmed a culvert and washed out sections of the road. Bristol police on Aug. 8 also placed cones on a portion of Route 116 North to alert drivers to a section of the roadway that had been overtaken by water. 

Between July 30 and Aug. 12 Bristol police completed eight foot patrols and one car patrol, conducted 13 traffic stops and checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School eight times, at Bristol Elementary School five times and at local businesses 11 times. 

Police also processed 12 fingerprint requests and verified two vehicle identification numbers. 

In other recent activity, Bristol police:  

• On July 30 looked into a motor vehicle complaint on Prince Lane, but the vehicle was gone when police arrived. 

• On July 31 responded to the Elm Street area for a motor vehicle complaint. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived. 

• On Aug. 2 received a report of threatening on Prince Lane. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Aug. 2 helped a disabled motorist on Route 116 North. 

• On Aug. 3 responded to the report of a disorderly person on Main Street. The individual was gone when police arrived. 

• On Aug. 4 responded to a minor two-car accident on Prince Lane. 

• On Aug. 5 received a report of a one-vehicle crash on River Road. 

• On Aug. 6 received a complaint of online harassment and determined that no action at the time rose to the level of an offense. 

• On Aug. 8 responded to a trespass complaint on Basin Street. The individuals were gone when police arrived, and an investigation is ongoing. 

• On Aug. 9 responded to an animal complaint in the Sugar Maple Lane area. An ordinance violation was issued to the owner, and a request for an aggressive dog hearing was submitted to the town. 

• On Aug. 9 helped someone locate their vehicle on Prince Lane. 

• On Aug. 9 picked up a dog that was wandering around Route 17. Police located the owner, who retrieved the animal. 

• On Aug. 10 helped the UVM Medical Center deliver a message to the family of a patient. 

• On Aug. 10 responded to a report of a dog at large on Mountain Terrace. The animal was returned to its owner, who was issued a warning. 

• On Aug. 11 responded to a suspicious vehicle parked on Prince Lane. Police located the owner and determined no action at the time rose to the level of an offense. 

• On Aug. 12 issued no trespass orders for a home on North Street and a Main Street business. 

• On Aug. 12 received a report of a missing purse. The purse was found by Shaw’s employees and returned to its owner. 

• On Aug. 12 received a report of a break-in on Morgan Horse Lane. An investigation is ongoing. 

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