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Bristol Police Log: Bristol man arrested on outstanding warrant

BRISTOL — Bristol police on Feb. 8 arrested Brian Dodds, 37, of Bristol on an outstanding warrant and violation of conditions of release. Dodds was lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility. 

Between Jan. 21 and Feb. 17 Bristol police completed 93 foot patrols, conducted 27 traffic stops and checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 24 times, at Bristol Elementary School 22 times and at local businesses 27 times. 

Police also processed 27 fingerprint requests, conducted three welfare checks, verified three vehicle identification numbers, completed five sex offender registry checks and responded to one false alarm activated by a malfunction. 

In other recent activity, Bristol police: 

• On Jan. 22 served a notice against trespass to someone on Main Street. 

• On Jan. 22 received a report of a loose dog on Church Street; it later returned to its home. 

• On Jan. 22 responded to a hit and run accident in which a vehicle backing into a building on West Street. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Jan. 25 received a delayed report of a two-car crash on Maple Street. 

• On Jan. 26 responded to a family dispute on Lawson Lane. Police determined that no action rose to the level of an offense. 

• On Jan. 26 received a report of the sound of gunshots on Route 116 South in the early morning. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Jan. 26 arrested Ryan Prim, 25, of Bristol for suspicion of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and excessive speed on Hewitt Road. 

• On Jan. 27 received a report of a stolen cell phone from Prince Lane. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Jan. 31 responded to a report of a juvenile who had not returned home after school. The youth returned home prior to when police arrived. 

• On Feb. 2 received a report of juveniles in possession of tobacco on Airport Drive. An investigation is ongoing. 

• On Feb. 2 received a delayed report of a two-car crash on South Street. 

• On Feb. 3 received a report of a missing person. Bristol police’s preliminary investigation revealed the person might currently live in the Burlington area. The individual was later found. 

• On Feb. 5 responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on West Street. The vehicle was gone when police arrived. 

• On Feb. 6 helped someone report an incident that occurred in another town to the appropriate agency. 

• On Feb. 7 read a book to students at Beeman Elementary. 

• On Feb. 7 investigated a motor vehicle complaint on Mountain Street. 

• On Feb. 7 received a report of child neglect and completed a report for the Vermont Department for Children and Families. 

• On Feb. 8 heard from a property owner on Route 116 South who reported towing an abandoned vehicle from their property. 

• On Feb. 9 responded to a one-car crash involving a deer on Stoney Hill Road. 

• On Feb. 11 assisted a disabled motorist on Route 7. 

• On Feb. 12 helped someone locate missing items on Mountain Street. 

• On Feb. 12 received a report of a car operating erratically on Route 116 South. Police located the vehicle and determined the driver was tired and stopping to rest. 

• On Feb. 13 issued a ticket to a minor in possession of tobacco on Airport Drive. 

• On Feb. 14 received a report of a lost debit card in the Prince Lane area. 

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