Bristol police logs: Come on out, kitty kitty


The following items are among the Bristol police log Dec. 23 - 30, 2013:


Monday, Dec. 23

A caller reported that a cable wire on Terrace Drive had been struck down by a large truck.

Police were called to a home on Betsy Drive to keep the peace. Their son was allegedly disorderly.

Donald K. Ansaldi, 68, of 1014 Hope St., Bristol, was arrested on charges of simple assault/battery.

A caller reported that someone had stolen her grandmother's Xanax.

Police were called to an Andrews Court home for a report of an argument between a child and the parents.


Tuesday, Dec. 24

Bristol Rescue picked up a woman who appeared distraught, walking across the Mt. Hope Bridge.

Police responded to an area of Seaview Avenue for a report that an intoxicated woman was refusing to leave. She was transported to the hospital.

A Poli Street resident reported that his neighbor threw a tree branch into his yard.


Wednesday, Dec. 25

Kevin Pacheco, 28, of 80 Kickemuit Ave., Bristol, was arrested on charges of domestic assault/battery.

A caller reported seeing a man wearing a dark jacket standing at the corner of Sherman and Metacom avenues with his hands in his pockets.


Thursday, Dec. 26

Police were called to an apartment on Hope Street for a report that the first-floor tenant was banging on the ceiling.

Bristol Rescue responded to the Bristol Harbor Inn to transport a woman's son, who was intoxicated, to the hospital.

A Massasoit Avenue resident reported that their neighbor was playing the drums at 4:48 p.m.


Friday, Dec. 27

Police were called to a home on Sowams Drive for a report of a verbal argument between a father and his son.

A caller reported seeing a door to Bristol Metals busted open at 11:30 a.m.

A caller reported seeing a driver texting while driving in the area of Metacom Avenue and Ferry Road.

Shari Capaldi, 48, of 139 Bradford St., Bristol, was arrested on charges of DUI first offense.

A woman called police to check on a tenant in a Charles Street apartment. Her son, who lives above the tenant, had texted her about the tenant's baby crying since 11 a.m. There were no issues. The father was at home with the kids, and they were playing.


Saturday, Dec. 28

Police got a 9-1-1 call from a Heritage Road resident who asked for an ambulance for his wife who fell. He then stated he didn't want an ambulance, but his wife was still on the ground.

A Masterson Street resident reported that their 13-year-old daughter may have run away. She was later located at the home.

David Sainplice, 25, of 40 Duffield Road, Bristol, was arrested on a drug possession charge.


Sunday, Dec. 29

A caller reported seeing a man walking in the middle of the roadway of Metacom Avenue at 3:23 a.m.

National Grid was notified about removing a few large trees that had rolled across the street, blocking access to Coggeshall Farm.

Animal control helped the owner of a kitten coax the animal out of a crawl space. It had gotten stuck in the wall.

A Berry Lane resident reported that his ex-wife was failing to follow a court order regarding child custody.

Michelle L. Pacheco, 29, of 10 Francis St., Bristol, was arrested on charges of domestic assault/battery.



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