Bristol police log: Deer tracks scare resident


The following items are among the Bristol police log Feb. 3 - 9, 2014:

Monday, Feb. 3

The animal control officer was called to four different locations for reports of loose dogs.

Police responded to a home on Poli Street to deal with a child custody dispute.

A Dolly Drive resident reported that their mailbox was damaged.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

A Charles Street resident reported that their property was damaged as a result of a snow plow.

Firefighter put out a chimney fire on Etelvina Court.

A Siegel Street resident reported that their mail was stolen.

Police responded to a home on Sheraton Road because the resident was concerned about suspicious footprints coming from the woods and around her property. The officer advised that the impressions in the snow were from a deer.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Police were called to a Wood Street home regarding a landlord-tenant dispute.

An Alma Avenue resident called police over concerns about her neighbor.

Thursday, Feb. 6

Police responded to Mt. Hope High School for a report that students were threatening each other.

A caller reported seeing an elderly man wearing a baseball cap and slippers, walking near Metacom Avenue and Chestnut Street. Police transported the man to his destination, Eddie's Auto.

Police were called to keep the peace at a Bay View Avenue home. A woman was trying to remove her items from the home, and her aunt was allegedly harassing her.

Jason D. Salinger, 39, of 15 Burton St., Bristol, was arrested on a 6th District Court bench warrant charge.

A Sousa Street resident called police for a noise complaint at 10:12 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 7

Police were called to East Bay Laundromat for a report of a suspicious man that was wandering around, not doing any laundry. He told police that he was just drying his gloves, and would wait outside for the restaurant next door to open.

Ryan Joseph Czelatka, 22, of Southampton, N.Y., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Police were called to a Catherine Street home to keep the peace between the caller and his ex-girlfriend, while he picks up his son for a visitation.

Saturday, Feb. 8

A caller reported seeing three men running and screaming in the area of Hope Street and Poppasquash Road. The caller wasn't sure if one of them was being chased.

Matthew Capozza, 22, of Bedford, Mass., was arrested on charges of DUI first offense, and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

Police were called to a home on Union Street for a neighbor dispute over parking.

Sunday, Feb. 9

A caller reported seeing a woman in a red coat allegedly yell at cars as they drove by Gooding Plaza.

Police responded to the same home on Wood Street twice for a report of a landlord-tenant argument.

A High Street resident reported hearing a car in the area whose driver was beeping the horn and yelling at 10:34 p.m.


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