Bristol Police Log for Mar. 21

BRISTOL — Bristol police responded to multiple dog complaints in recent weeks, a couple of which are expected to be reviewed at upcoming hearings with the town’s selectboard. 

On March 1 Bristol police issued an ordinance violation to a dog owner on Brook Drive whose dog was running at large. 

On March 6 police received multiple complaints about a dog running free on Brook Drive. Police planned to forward information regarding the complaints to town’s selectboard for a hearing at the request of the complainant. 

On March 7 another nuisance dog complaint hearing was scheduled with the Bristol selectboard to address a concern of ongoing, excessive barking on Lower Notch Road. 

Between Feb. 25 and March 9, Bristol police completed 38 foot patrols, conducted 14 traffic stops, and checked the security at Mount Abraham Union High School 14 times, at Bristol Elementary School 14 times and at local businesses 11 times. 

Police also processed 20 fingerprint requests, conducted one welfare check and responded to one 911 call that turned out to be a misdial. 

In other recent activity, Bristol police: 

• On Feb. 26 responded to a family fight on Main Street and cited Christopher Roy, 29, of Bristol for domestic assault. 

• On Feb. 27 helped someone in need of transportation on Main Street.  

• On Feb. 27 picked up a lost dog on Dan Sergeant Road. The owner was later located and they retrieved the dog. 

• On Feb. 27 helped someone remove personal information posted in store fronts on Main Street. 

• On Feb. 29 issued a ticket to a minor in possession of tobacco on Airport Drive. 

• On Feb. 29 assisted Bristol Elementary School with a truancy concern. 

• On March 1 investigated an altercation between juveniles on North Street. Police said the minors’ parents were expected to address the incident. 

• On March 2 responded to a report of an intoxicated person on Airport Drive. Police determined the individual was being assisted by friends and no police action was required. 

• On March 3 recovered and disposed of an uncapped hypodermic needle on Plank Road. 

• On March 5 monitored traffic on Mountain Street during bus drills at Bristol Elementary. 

• On March 5 diffused a citizen dispute on Pine Street and helped those involved come to an agreeable solution.  

• On March 5 recovered a discarded tire on Mountain Street. 

• On March 7 assisted a driver with a disabled vehicle on Route 116 North. 

• On March 9 investigated an attempted break-in on Route 116 South.

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