Bristol Police: Stolen car, trespassing diver, 'popping' in the woods

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The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between June 12 and June 18:

Monday, June 12

A group of people was reportedly removing bottles and cans from recycling bins on Narrows Road around 9 a.m. Police could not located them.

A resident on Hope Street called police because there was a cat in the yard at 1 p.m. The cat left before animal control arrived.

A resident on Bay View Avenue reported someone may be stalking her. Police filed a report.

Tuesday, June 13

A reportedly intoxicated man was making a scene on Bradford Street around 12:30 a.m. The man was on his way to a bus stop.

A car’s tires were slashed on Central Street. The vandalism was reported at 10 a.m.

A resident called to report an unknown man entered a neighbor’s house on Alan Drive around 11 a.m. The man had permission to be there.

A vegetable garden was reportedly planted in front of a fire hyrdrant on Bradford Street, in violation of a town ordinance.

A car was stolen on State Street around 11:30 a.m. The owner reportedly left the keys in the ignition. Police are investigating.

Wednesday, June 14

Animal control responded to several reports of dead animals on the road on Metacom Avenue, Naomi Street, Tupelo Street and State Street.

Police helped break up a fight at State Street and Deqolf Lane just after 5:30 p.m. There was no rest made.

Police investigated reports of screaming coming from a home on Cherry Lane around 6:30 p.m. Officers filed a report but made no arrest.

A man was found lying in the bushes near the Cumerbland Farms on Metacom Avenue just before 8 p.m. Rescue personnel brought the reportedly drunk man to the hospital.

A resident on Everett Street reported hearing several loud “popping” noises coming from the woods near the neighborhood. Police could find nothing wrong.

Thursday, June 15

Police helped with a small mulch fire at Wood and Franklin streets.

A resident reported graffiti on the rock wall at Hope and State streets. It wasn’t graffiti; just spray paint used to mark a future construction project.

Police dispersed a group of juveniles who were jumping off the dock at Herreshoff Marine Museum around 4:30 p.m.

Police investigated reports of shoplifting at a convenience store on Hope Street at 6:30 p.m. The suspect was gone before police arrived.

Friday, June 16

Police responded to reports of a man SCUBA diving off the North Farm condos, and was reportedly tresspassing on private property. The man originally said he lived there. After a check of his registration showed he did not, he told police he had permission to be there. Officers were planning to speak with the property manager.

A resident on Alma Drive called police to speak to an officer “regarding burnt materials found in his daughter’s room.” Police assisted but filed no official report.

Saturday, June 17

A basketball was reportedly stolen from a group of juveniles at Guiteras School on Washington Street around 8:30 p.m.
Officers responded to several noise complaints around the town throughout Saturday. No citations were issued.

Sunday. June 18

Police investigated “suspicious activity” throughout the night, on Metacom Avenue, at Independence Park, at the Mt. Hope Boat Ramp and on Marrows Road. None resulted in arrests or citations.

Police helped two people swimming off Surf Drive who began to struggle. Rescue personnel were dispatched but no treatment was necessary.

Bristol Police logs

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