Bristol police logs: Man startled after fireworks go off near boat ramp

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The following items were among the Bristol police log Nov. 25 – Dec. 3, 2013:

Monday, Nov. 25
A customer of Fins reported that their coat and ID were stolen.
Robert V. August, 40, of 40 Duffield Rd., Bristol, was arrested on a 6th District Court larceny warrant charge.

Tuesday, Nov. 26
Joshua P. Murphy, 23, of Cranston, was arrested on charges of breaking and entering a dwelling without permission.
A Sousa Street resident reported that a person was blowing leaves in the roadway.

Wednesday, Nov. 27
Police arrested a teen at Mt. Hope High School for fighting.
Police responded to an area of Hope and Bradford streets for a report of a verbal argument. There was no problem, however; the people were just talking loudly on their phones.
Antonio Laboa, 82, of 601 Wood St., Bristol, was arrested on charges of simple/domestic assault.
A caller reported seeing two suspicious men wearing all black with backpacks on Broadcommon Road at 10:55 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 28
The fire department responded to a home on Charles Street for an oven fire. It was extinguished.
A caller reported hearing popping sounds and glass breaking while he was walking his dog near the Mt. Hope boat ramp at 6:21 p.m. He told police he saw two men exit the woods and get into a car. They were gone before police arrived, but after interviewing nearby witnesses, officers determined that the men were just lighting fireworks in the woods.

Friday, Nov. 29
A caller reported illegal trash picking in the area, of Wood Street and Mt. Hope Avenue.
Police received a call from a San Jose Drive resident who reported that family members living in her residence put up cameras and were causing problems.
A mail carrier reported seeing a young child riding a scooter without lights and was almost struck in the area of Addy Drive.

Saturday, Nov. 30
Police arrested Kenneth Anthony Coelho III, 24, of Warren, on a fugitive charge.
A Wood Street caller reported smelling smoke in the area. The fire department determined that the smoke smell was coming from a chimney on Richmond Street.
A Church Street resident reported that he found a smashed pumpkin on his property.
Police received a call from a Wall Street resident that someone had thrown a rock at her front door.

Sunday, Dec. 1
DEM responded to an area of Griswold Avenue for a report that a deer was stuck in the pond. Its antlers were caught in the brush. A police officer freed the animal. It was later euthanized.
Police received two calls about vandalism; one to a mailbox on Rosedale Drive, and another to a home on Mt. Hope Avenue.
A Scott Lane resident reported that a man and a woman were arguing on the front lawn. Police determined there was no issue, that the man locked his keys in his car.

Monday, Dec. 2
A Griswold Avenue resident reported that workers from National Grid were damaging her lawn. National Grid said they would repair the property when their work was complete.
A Thames Street resident reported an issue of bank fraud.
A Congregational Street homeowner reported to police that his house was falsely listed for rent on Craigslist.com.

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