Bristol Police Log: Police looking for driver after vehicle crashed in river

BRISTOL — Bristol police are asking for the public’s help regarding a vehicle that was found in the New Haven River.

On June 21 police responded to the scene of a crash where the vehicle had gone off the roadway. No one was with the vehicle but the driver, a female, was last seen running north on South Street.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Bristol police at 453-2533 and cite case No. 21BR%01402.

Between June 21 and July 4 Bristol police completed 12 foot patrols, conducted five car patrols, and checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 14 times, at Bristol Elementary School 14 times, and at local businesses 14 times.

Police also completed at least 10 fingerprint requests, verified two vehicle identification numbers, and facilitated the return of one lost wallet.

The department also assisted Vermont State Police once and Bristol Rescue twice.

In other recent activity, Bristol police:

•  On June 21 began investigating a report of a fraudulent check on Main Street.

•  On June 22 began investigating a report of a fraudulent transaction through a local bank.

•  On June 23 investigated a report of a loose dog on Route 116 South and issued a warning to its owners.

•  On June 23 responded to a report of an intoxicated person on West Street but were unable to locate the person.

•  On June 24 removed a downed phone line from the travel lane on West Street.

•  On June 24 began investigating a report of theft on Garfield Street.

•  On June 24 received a report of destroyed New York state license plates.

•  On June 25 investigated a report of a person with a gun in the area of Morgan Horse Lane and determined it was a resident in their backyard with a pellet gun chasing nuisance squirrels, and that no action rose to the level of an offense.

•  On June 25 conducted a foot patrol during an event on the town green organized by the Bobcat Café.

•  On June 25 responded to a motor vehicle complaint on Main Street but were unable to locate the vehicle.

•  On June 25 conducted a foot patrol at the Bristol Rec Field during a movie.

•  On June 26 began investigating the reported theft of sunglasses from a West Street business.

•  On June 26 investigated a motor vehicle complaint on Route 116 South, found the vehicle and issued a warning to the driver.

•  On June 26 began a property watch for a district resident.

•  On June 27 received a report of a theft on West Street.

•  On June 27 performed parking enforcement on Lincoln Road.

•  On June 27 began investigating a motor vehicle complaint on Prince Lane.

•  On June 28 received a report of threatening text messages received by a Plank Road resident.

•  On June 29 began investigating a report of an unauthorized financial transaction through a local bank.

•  On June 29 performed parking enforcement on Lincoln Road.

•  On June 29 received a report of a lost motorcycle license plate in the Prince Lane area.

•  On June 29 began investigating a threatening complaint in the Prince Lane area.

•  On July 2 helped resolve a citizen dispute on South Street over the use of a vehicle.

•  On July 2 assisted with the Independence Day fireworks on Airport Drive.

•  On July 2 responded to a complaint about fireworks on East Street.

•  On July 3 directed traffic while the American flag was raised over West Street near town green.

•  On July 3 investigated a 911 hang-up call, which turned out to have been a misdial.

•  On July 3 helped with a child custody exchange on Prince Lane.

•  On July 3 investigated a motor vehicle complaint on Taylor Avenue, but the vehicle was gone upon arrival.

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