Bristol Police Log: Dog rescued from Bristol falls

BRISTOL — Bristol police helped rescue a dog from Bristol Falls on June 1. Police reported that the dog made its way down the ledge of the falls and was unable to get back onto the path. Bristol police received assistance from the Bristol Fire Department. 

“The Bristol Police Department would like to thank the Bristol Fire Department with their assistance in getting Frankie rescued safely and the public for calling in the great tips on locating him,” police wrote in a June 2 Facebook post. “It was a team effort with the assistance of his foster dog mom, Bristol PD, Bristol FD and some rotisserie chicken to get him back home.” 

Between May 26 and June 1 Bristol police completed 19 foot patrols and one car patrol, conducted 14 traffic stops, and checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School seven times, at Bristol Elementary School seven times and at local businesses six times. 

Police also processed seven fingerprint requests and conducted one welfare check. 

In other recent activity, Bristol police: 

• On May 27 provided traffic control while a damaged banner hanging over West Street was removed. 

• On May 27 responded to a traffic hazard on South Street. A branch was removed from the roadway. 

• On May 28 were told of lost dogs found on Monkton Ridge Road. Police reported the individual was expected to keep the dogs until the owner was found. 

• On May 28 assisted Bristol Elementary School with a truancy concern. 

• On May 29 received a cell phone found on Mountain Street and contacted the owner. 

• On May 31 responded to an animal complaint on Plank Road. Police issued a warning for a barking dog. 

• On May 31 responded to a report of a suspicious person on Airport Drive. Police determined no action rose to the level of an offense. 

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