Bristol Police Log: Man cited for suspended license
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 dogs to their owners; and verified two vehicle identification numbers.
The department also assisted Vermont State Police twice.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
• On Sept. 16 helped locate a person who was late arriving to a local address.
• On Sept. 17 completed annual National Crime Information Center online training.
• On Sept. 18 completed car seat inspection training.
• On Sept. 19 notified a building owner about a maintenance alarm activation.
• On Sept. 21 located a vehicle that had been reported to be speeding and passing unsafely, and ticketed the driver for speeding.
• On Sept. 21 responded to a motor vehicle complaint, located the vehicle and determined that the driver was not impaired.
• On Sept. 22 investigated a reported burglary and determined that relatives of the homeowners had entered through a window, and that no crime had been committed.
• On Sept. 22 investigated a couple of 911 hang-up calls in the area of an event at the Bristol Recreation Fields, which were later determined to be “pocket dials.”
• On Sept. 22 investigated a report of possible animal neglect but found no evidence.
• On Sept. 22 responded to a local apartment for a possible citizen dispute and found that the owner of a vehicle that had been vandalized was upset about the damage and was yelling.
• On Sept. 23 helped resolve a disagreement between an adult and a child.
• On Sept. 23 were notified that a key had been lost in the town park.
• On Sept. 24 checked the welfare of a person who was walking, and provided that person a ride home.
• On Sept. 24 opened an investigation into a suspicious complaint.
• On Sept. 24 looked into a report of underage drinking.
• On Sept. 25 issued court diversion paperwork to a juvenile for possession of marijuana.
• On Sept. 25 opened an investigation into a possible sexting case.
• On Sept. 26 opened an investigation into a report of an assault.
• On Sept. 26 helped mediate a juvenile case.
• On Sept. 26 issued a notice against trespass.
• On Sept. 27 helped a motorist whose vehicle would not start.
• On Sept. 27 responded to the report of gunshots and the smell of smoke. After investigating, police determined that the sounds likely issued from nail guns at a nearby construction site.
• On Sept. 28 provided traffic control and security during the soccer jamboree.
• On Sept. 28 opened an investigation into an alleged restraining order violation.
• On Sept. 29 responded to an alarm and determined that it had been accidentally activated.