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Bristol Police Log for Jun. 6

BRISTOL — Bristol police have responded to a handful of animal-related incidents in recent weeks. 

A Bristol police officer on May 21 recovered four baby raccoons and turned them over to a wildlife rehabilitation center. 

On May 22, police enforced a dog ordinance violation on Pine Street. 

Police on May 24 responded to an animal complaint on Vincent Drive and started an investigation. 

Between April 28 and May 25, Bristol police completed 96 foot patrols and two car patrols, conducted 59 traffic stops, and checked the security at Mount Abraham Union High School 28 times, at Bristol Elementary School 27 times and at local businesses 25 times. 

Police also processed 29 fingerprint requests, verified three vehicle identification numbers, completed four sex offender registry checks, conducted eight welfare checks and responded to one false alarm that proved to be set off by a malfunction. 

In other recent activity as reported by Bristol Police Chief Bruce Nason last week, Bristol police: 

• On April 28, responded to a report of suspicious activity on North Street. 

• On April 29, located the owner of a vehicle on Firehouse Drive. The vehicle was moved. 

• On April 29, arrested Patrick Cota, 31, of Bristol on a warrant for failure to appear. 

• On April 29, took a late report of a motor vehicle crash that occurred on High Street. 

• On May 5, started investigating a theft on West Street. 

• On May 5, assisted someone on Mountain Street with a vehicle registration problem. 

• On May 5, began investigating mail theft on Main Street. 

• On May 7, helped someone on Devino Lane with their disabled vehicle. 

• On May 8, investigated a report of threatening messages on social media. 

• On May 8, helped someone on Main Street obtain social services. 

• On May 10, received a report of a theft on Mountain Street. An investigation is ongoing.

• On May 12, received a report of a possible assault involving juveniles but found nothing reported rose to the level of a crime. 

• On May 13, checked the Bristol village for a missing person, who returned home on their own. 

• On May 13, resolved a verbal dispute on Prince Lane. 

• On May 14, responded to complaint of a vehicle driving erratically near the intersection of Stoney Hill and Route 116. The vehicle was gone when police arrived and was not located while police patrolled the area. 

• On May 14, responded to a noise disturbance on Mountain Street, but determined no action rose to the level of an offense. 

• On May 15, began investigating a report of a conditions of release violation. 

• On May 15, looked into a littering complaint on Plank Road. 

• On May 16, tried to stop a vehicle speeding on West Street. 

• On May 17, started investigating reported vandalism at Mount Abe. 

• On May 17, helped settle a citizen dispute on Stoney Hill Road. 

• On May 17, responded to a motorcycle crash in the area of Liberty and Pine streets. The motorcyclist, Edward Ennenga, 36, of Crown Point, N.Y., was tasken to Porter Medical Center by Bristol Rescue. 

• On May 18, responded to a report of people yelling on Garfield Street. Police interviewed several people in the area, who said they hadn’t heard anything. 

• On May 18, monitored traffic during the Human Powered Parade. 

• On May 18, helped a citizen recover property on Pine Street. 

• On May 18, helped ensure a safe Mount Abe prom. 

• On May 21, assisted someone in getting contact information for adult social services. 

• On May 22, spoke with children at a local daycare about safety. 

• On May 22, responded to a citizen dispute on South Street. The information collected will be reviewed by the state’s attorney for a possible offense. 

• On May 23, provided traffic control while a banner was hung across West Street. 

• On May 23, responded to a report of wires in the roadway on West Street. Police determined a cable wire had been pulled down by a tractor-trailer, and it was removed from the roadway. 

• On May 25, helped someone locate their towed vehicle. 

• On May 25, responded to a motor vehicle crash in a parking lot on Prince Lane. 

• On May 25, responded to a traffic hazard on North Street. Grass clippings were removed from the street by a resident. 

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