Bristol Police: Speeding bus, poor bar service
The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 4 and Aug 10:
Monday, Aug. 4
Officers reportedly helped break up a fight at Bristol Toyota on Metacom Avenue at about 1:30 p.m.
A caller reported an intoxicated man was walking down the road at Wood and Congregational streets. Officers responded but found no problem.
Police responded to noise complaints on Catherine Street at 9 p.m., and on St. Elizabeth and Chilton streets, around 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug, 5
A man wearing a red shirt and black hat reportedly hopped a fence into an apartment complex on State Street and entered the apartment above the caller. Police investigated but found no crime.
A man wearing a tan shirt and flannel hat reportedly walked into a home on Reservoir Avenue, then quickly left. There was no charges filed.
A caller on Catherine Street reported just before 5 p.m. that she was unable to get out of her neighborhood because a National Grid truck is blocking the road.
Reports came in around 8:30 p.m. that two men were trying to steal a dinghy at Union Street Beach. Officers spoke with the owner of the dinghy who said he relocated the boat.
Wednesday, Aug. 6
Tires were reportedly stolen overnight from Bristol Toyota on Metacom Avenue.
A full gas can fell off a truck on Metacom Avenue just after noon, causing a small gas spill. An officer removed the can from the road and waited for the owner to return to collect his gas can and a court summons.
There was a fight at Subway on Metacom Avenue around 3:30 p.m.
An intoxicated man with lacerations on his face was riding a bike at Wood and State streets, according to a caller. Police dispersed the man.
Officers responded to a neighbor dispute on State Street. No arrests were made.
Trash cans were reportedly stolen from Bristol Auto Salvage on Broadcommon Road.
Offciers dispersed a man sleeping on the sidewalk at Franklin and Hope streets.
A RIPTA bus driver was reportedly speeding and driving recklessly on Metacom Avenue around 6 p.m. Officers issued the driver a warning.
Officers dispersed a group of juveniles who were hanging out in front of Midland Farms on Wood Street around 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7
A caller reported a possible breaking and entering in progress on Doran Avenue around 1 p.m. It turned out to be a realtor trying to sell the bank-owned property.
A bicycle was stolen on Wilson Street.
Officers were again called to Sousa Street for a neighbor dispute, a common call for Bristol Police.
Two men were reportedly sitting in a suspicious vehicle on River Street just after 8 p.m. They were gone when officers arrived.
A bat reportedly flew into a home on Hope Street just after 9 p.m.
A reportedly intoxicated woman called police around 10:30 p.m. to report she was receiving poor service from employees at a pub on Thames Street.
Friday, Aug. 8
Kids were reportedly playing in the road on Etelvina Court around 1:30 a.m.
A caller at Mt. Hope Avenue and Siegel Street called to complain about the noise a neighbor was making changing a tire on his car just after 6 a.m.
Officers responded to a small fire in a wood chipper next to a garage on Magnolia Street around 3 p.m.
Two men were reportedly fighting in the road on St. Elizabeth Street. They were gone when officers arrived.
Saturday, Aug. 9
A motor boat was reportedly stolen from a home on Sandy Lane.
Officers investigated a possible larceny on Agave on Hope Street.
The Warren Police Department called Bristol Police about 3:30 p.m. to report a woman with blonde hair walking southbound on Hope Street appearing to be disoriented. Officers were unable to find the woman.
A caller reported a car driving recklessly and speeding on Jones Avenue around 5 p.m. The car was on private property.
A caller reported a suspicious man outside Sip N Dip on Hope Street around 10:30 p.m. There was no problem. The man was waiting for a ride.
Sunday, Aug. 10
A caller reported he was being followed by another car while driving down Metacom Avenue just after 2 a.m. The caller drove to the police station, where he declined to file a formal report.
A caller on Sherry Avenue reportedly smelled gas in the neighborhood. Officers and Fire Department personnel investigated but could find no evidence of gas in the air.
A lawnmower was stolen from a home on Masterson Street.
A woman broke into a home on High Street. The call came in 20 minutes after the alleged break-in. Officers investigated and filed the report.