Bristol Police Log

10/22/2020
BRISTOL — Between Sept. 14 and 26 Bristol police were kept busy with a number of citizen disputes. Of the six occasions police responded during that period, one was a disagreement over garbage container use, one was a disagreement over property control and a third turned out to be civil in nature. In all but one of the disputes, police determined that no action rose to the level of an offense. A sixth case, of unspecified nature, is still under investigation. During that same period Bristol police completed 20 foot patrols and five car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part...
09/24/2020
BRISTOL — On Sept. 13, Bristol police arrested James S. Thorpe, 19, of Bristol for domestic assault, after responding to a report of a domestic conflict. Thorpe was ordered to appear in Addison Criminal Court on Sept. 14. During processing, police discovered that Rutland Criminal Court had issued a warrant for Thorpe for failing to appear for a previous charge of unlawful trespass, and ordered him to appear in that court on Sept. 21. Between Aug. 31 and Sept. 13, Bristol police completed 17 foot patrols and more than 17 hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of...
09/10/2020
BRISTOL — On Aug. 22 Bristol police cited Arlene Denis, 73, of Bristol for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police had stopped Denis after observing her driving down the road dragging something beneath her vehicle. Investigation determined that she had struck an unknown object, damaging the undercarriage of her vehicle, part of which was hanging loose. Denis was ordered to appear in Addison County Superior Court, criminal division, on Sept. 8. Between Aug. 17 and 30, Bristol police completed 13 foot patrols and more than 10 hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which...
08/27/2020
BRISTOL — Between July 27 and Aug. 16, Bristol police completed 21 foot patrols and more than 16 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 19 times, at Bristol Elementary School six times, and at local businesses 14 times; conducted six welfare checks without incident; completed at least 10 fingerprint requests; facilitated the return of one lost debit card, one lost wallet and two dogs at large; and verified two vehicle identification numbers. The department...
08/06/2020
BRISTOL — Last month, Bristol police dealt with parking issues in the Bartlett’s Falls area of Lincoln Road on at least seven separate occasions, sometimes after having received complaints. Police issued a total of 86 parking tickets on Lincoln Road in July — 52 for vehicles registered in Vermont and 34 registered out of state, according to Police Chief Bruce Nason. Drivers should beware that parking is not allowed in any part of the travel lane. Between July 6 and 26, Bristol police completed 19 foot patrols and more than nine hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were...
07/16/2020
BRISTOL — On July 5, after a preliminary investigation of a motor vehicle and assault complaint, Bristol police arrested Chad Jerome, 29, of Bristol and cited him for aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful mischief and gross negligent driving. The charges stemmed from an alleged incident in which Jerome, believed to have been driving a white Dodge Durango, followed a Red GMC Jimmy towing a homemade wooden trailer along West Street, Stoney Hill, Burpee Road, Monkton Road, North Street, School Street and Park Place. Jerome was transported to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional...
07/09/2020
BRISTOL — Bristol police issued parking tickets to vehicles parked on Lincoln Road in the Bartlett Falls area on June 20 after receiving reports of a problem there. Between June 15 and 21, Bristol police completed six foot patrols and one hour 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 five times, at Bristol Elementary School once, and at local businesses four times; they completed at least four fingerprint requests and verified two Vehicle Identification Numbers. The...
06/25/2020
BRISTOL — Between June 8 and 14, Bristol police completed seven foot patrols; checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School seven times, at Bristol Elementary School twice and at local businesses seven times; completed at least six fingerprint requests; facilitated the return of one lost cellphone; and assisted Vermont State Police three times. In other recent activity, Bristol police: • On June 10 assisted with traffic control during the Bristol Elementary School sixth-grade drive-through promotion ceremony. • On June 11 helped someone with transportation. • On June 11 responded to a...
06/18/2020
BRISTOL — On June 2, after responding to a threatening complaint, Bristol police cited Lori Jackson, 42, of Winooski for simple assault. Between June 1 and 7, Bristol police completed nine foot patrols, checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School six times and at local businesses five times, completed at least two fingerprint requests, facilitated the return of two lost cellphones and verified one Vehicle Identification Number. The department also assisted Bristol Rescue once. In other recent activity, Bristol police: •  On June 1 began investigating a motor vehicle complaint. •  On...
06/11/2020
BRISTOL — Between May 11 and 30, Bristol police completed 23 foot patrols and more than 17 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 17 times and at local businesses 15 times; they completed at least seven fingerprint requests, facilitated the return of one lost credit card, one item of personal property and one loose dog; and verified one Vehicle Identification Number. The department also assisted Vermont State Police three times and Bristol Fire Department once...

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