Tag Archives: Bristol police


RWU student charged with fleeing after hitting pedestrian

RWU student charged with fleeing after hitting pedestrian

A Roger Williams University student has been charged with fleeing the scene after hitting a pedestrian on campus. Matthew B. Russett, 20, of 102 Harryel St., Pittsfield, Mass., was reportedly speeding through the campus in his Dodge Dakota pickup truck in the wee hours of Sept, 14, jumping a curb and hitting another student who


Bristol arrests: Underage drinking, strangulation

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Marc Beaulieu, 20, of 111 Beacon Valley Road, Beacon Falls, Conn., Anthony Competiello, 20, of 15 Woodhill Road, Towaco, NJ, and James Pasternostro, 20, of 9 Southwid Drive, Essex, Conn., were all charged with underage possession and consumption of alcohol. They were stopped at Bay

Bristol Sports Club, 417 Wood St.

Bristol Sports Club shut down, 3 charged with illegal gambling

Police shut down the Bristol Sports Club Wednesday and arrested three in connection with an illegal gambling operation, the State Police announced Wednesday afternoon. Antonio DeMatos, 76, of 37 Wall St., Bristol, Norberto Pacheco, 71, of 163 Bradford St., Bristol, and Kevion Connolly, 55, of 75 Highland St., Canton, Mass., were all charged with organized

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Mt. Hope softball coach charged with embezzling booster club funds

Bristol Police this week charged the former president of the Mt. Hope High School Booster Club with embezzling more than $19,000 in club funds. Steven W. Zina, 54, of 17 Charlotte Drive, Bristol, was charged with embezzlement over $100, a felony, after allegedly stealing the money through ATM withdrawals from the Booster Club’s account. Zina, also


Bristol arrest log: DUI, B&E, disorderly

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Katlin Drape, 27, of 33 Hazlewood St., Cranston, was arrested on a 6th District Court bench warrant Aug. 18. Christian Tierney, 18, of 48 Tupelo Trail, Narragansett, was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing an officer outside Mt. Hope Liquors on Hope Street


Bristol Police log: Errant acorn, man in a tree

The Bristol Police Department handled the following calls between Aug. 11 and Aug 17. Monday, Aug. 11 Lumber was reportedly stolen from a home on Charles Street. Police are investigating. Someone illegally dumped trash at the corner of School Court and Court Street. A resident complained about people fishing under the Mt. Hope Bridge. Officers