Bristol police log: When can my son move out?


The following are among the Bristol police log Dec. 30, 2013 - Jan. 6, 2014:

Monday, Dec. 30

A Hope Street resident reported that someone had posted two "no parking" signs directly across the street from his home. He questioned the legality of the signs, since one was fastened to a tree.

A caller reported seeing two suspicious cars in the area of the North Burial Ground. The occupants were said to have rifles with "orange tips" on the end. Police dispersed the parties, with their air-soft guns.

A Ridge Road resident called the Animal Control officer to report that a wild animal had been trapped in their house.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

A Sousa Street resident reported that a car was running outside and that it was a nuisance to her. The police responded and determined that the car had been started with a  remote starter to warm up, due to the sub-freezing temperatures. It had only been on two minutes before the police arrived. Officers noted that the sound was inaudible from 15 feet away.

Shaun Silva, 36, of North Providence, was arrested on charges of domestic disorderly conduct.

A Hope Street resident reported her concern over someone knocking on her door, asking for help changing a flat tire at 11:39 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Police received a 9-1-1 hang-up call from an Anthony Avenue home. A child was playing with the phone.

A Wilson Street father called police to ask how old his son had to be to move out of his home. He told police that his son was becoming combative. The son wants to leave the home, but the father doesn't want him to leave.

Thursday, Jan. 2

A Berry Plastics caller reported that a snowblower and tools from a shed had been stolen.

A Hope Street caller reported that the first-floor tenant was hitting the ceiling with an object.

Friday, Jan. 3

A Hope Street caller reported that her neighbor owned the passage way out of her house and that she wouldn't plow it.

Margaret J. Diluglio, 50, of 58 St. Elizabeth St., Bristol, was arrested on charges of simple assault/battery.

Saturday, Jan. 4

Police responded to a Wood Street home for a report that noise was coming from the basement at 3:15 a.m.

A caller reported seeing suspicious activity taking place inside a Jeep parked along Gooding Avenue.

A North Lane resident reported that a black car was parked with its lights on for 15 minutes  outside his home. Police determined there was no problem. The man was picking up his mail.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Police responded to a home on Hope Street for a child custody dispute.



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