Bristol Police Log

12/05/2019
BRISTOL — Bristol police are investigating a burglary that took place at the Bobcat Cafe and Brewery in the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 17. Police determined that cash was taken from the Main Street business but at this time do not have any leads in the case. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Bristol police at (802) 453-2533. Between Nov. 4 and 24, Bristol police completed 28 foot patrols and three hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union...
11/14/2019
BRISTOL — On Oct. 28, Bristol police participated in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Takeback Day. Bristol police are reminding residents that there is a drug takeback container in the lobby of the Bristol Police Station in the Bristol Works complex. Residents may stop by with their unused medication for disposal. Between Oct. 21 and Nov. 3 Bristol police completed 21 foot patrols and two hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 12...
10/31/2019
BRISTOL — On Oct. 5 at 9:37 a.m., the Bristol Police Department responded to a report of a burglary on West Street. The person leaving the residence was described as a white male, approximately five feet tall, wearing medium to dark clothing and possibly a hat, and was reported to have been walking toward Main Street. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Bristol police at 453-2533. Between Sept. 30 and Oct. 20 Bristol police completed 29 foot patrols and more than eight hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway...
10/14/2019
BRISTOL — On Sept. 29 Bristol police cited Dean Heffernan, 35, of Bristol for driving with a suspended license. Heffernan was ordered to appear in Addison Superior Court, Criminal Division, on Nov. 4 to answer the charges. Between Sept. 16 and 29 Bristol police completed 22 foot patrols and more than 48 hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 12 times; conducted 13 business checks; processed at least 16 requests for fingerprints; facilitated the return of two...
09/26/2019
BRISTOL — Bristol police continue to investigate the Sept. 4 burglary of the Maplefields convenience store on West Street, as well as a number of thefts in and near Bristol Village reported on Sept. 12 and 13. The police have received more than one name of potential people connected to the Maplefields burglary, said Chief Bruce Nason in an email to the Independent, and they are following up on some information they received regarding a 1995 Honda Fourtrax 300, which was reported stolen from Plank Road on Sept. 12. Anyone with information about these or other crimes is asked to contact Bristol...
09/05/2019
BRISTOL — Between Aug. 12 and 25 Bristol police completed 25 foot patrols and more than 10 hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 11 times, conducted seven business checks, processed at least eight requests for fingerprints and verified one vehicle identification number. The department also assisted Vermont State Police once, Bristol Rescue once and Middlebury Emergency EMS once. In other recent activity, Bristol police: • On Aug. 12 investigated a complaint...
08/19/2019
BRISTOL — Bristol police continue to receive complaints about — and issue tickets for — illegal parking on Lincoln Road near Bartlett Falls. Drivers should beware that parking is not allowed in any part of the travel lane. Between Aug. 5 and 11, Bristol police completed six foot patrols and more than five hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School four times, conducted four business checks, processed at least four requests for fingerprints and verified one vehicle...
08/01/2019
BRISTOL — On July 19 Bristol police, assisted by Vermont State Police, responded to a family fight. Joshua Martell, 40, of Bristol and Jennifer Thompson, 37, of Hinesburg were each cited for domestic assault. Martell and Thompson were ordered to answer the charges in Addison Criminal Court on July 22. Between July 15 and 19, Bristol police completed seven foot patrols and six hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School three times, conducted five business checks,...
07/25/2019
BRISTOL — On July 11, acting on a report that a vehicle had been “all over the road” on Route 116 North, Bristol police conducted a traffic stop on West Street. Police determined that the driver of that vehicle was not impaired. Between July 8 and 14, Bristol police completed eight foot patrols and 85 minutes of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School six times, conducted five business checks, processed at least six requests for fingerprints and facilitated the return...
07/16/2019
BRISTOL — On July 5 Bristol police, along with Vermont State Police, Vergennes police, the Chittenden County Sheriff’s Department and the Addison County Sheriff’s Department, conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the eastern part of Bristol.  Officers spoke to 626 vehicle operators but made no DUI arrests.  Between June 10 and July 7 Bristol police completed 33 foot patrols, more than 26 hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety P r o g r a m . O f f i c e r s checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 19 times, conducted 14...

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