Bristol officers respond to multiple domestic calls, make two arrests

Posted 1/10/20

The Bristol Police Department made two arrests from Dec. 30 to Jan. 5, both for domestic offenses.  Following is a log of police incidents during the week.

Monday, Dec. 30

After a woman …

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Bristol officers respond to multiple domestic calls, make two arrests

Posted

The Bristol Police Department made two arrests from Dec. 30 to Jan. 5, both for domestic offenses.  Following is a log of police incidents during the week.

Monday, Dec. 30

After a woman called 911 at 9:17 p.m., said she needed help and hung up, officers responded to 103 Constitution St., Apt. 2, Bristol, and arrested Steven J. Francis, 41, of that address. He was taken to the station, charged with domestic simple assault and released.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

An anonymous complainant reported a loud verbal argument on St. Elizabeth Street at 10:58 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Officers responded to Birchwood Road at 2:05 a.m. for a verbal argument. There was no altercation and no arrests.

Thursday, Jan. 2

A St. Elizabeth Street caller complained of squatters refusing to leave the property. The caller was advised it is a civil matter, and to follow the eviction process.

Officers dispersed a man from the area of Wood and Bourne streets at 4:41 p.m.

Officers were called to a domestic disturbance on Sunnyside Avenue at 6:23 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 3

An officer dispersed a vehicle and its occupants from the State Street Dock at 12:36 a.m.

A Siegel Street resident reported an issue with neighbors at 1:19 a.m.

Officers advised both parties involved in a neighbor dispute on Wood Street at 12:02 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 4

A caller reported two suspicious men in the Poli Street area at 2:16 a.m. They were gone when officers arrived.

At 3:35 a.m., a caller reported two suspicious men in the area of Lawn Street and DeWolf Avenue, described as wearing black jackets, with hooded sweatshirts and peering into vehicles.

An anonymous caller reported a man and woman arguing in a vehicle along Metacom Avenue at 4:38 a.m. An officer investigated and found it was a verbal argument only.

At 8:07 a.m., a resident on Hillside Road reported that someone had been in his car overnight. He was not sure if anything had been taken.

Officers responded to Bristol Woods Drive for a domestic disturbance at 8:39 a.m. They reported damage to a front door.

Officers served a warrant at Doran Avenue at 10:35 a.m. and arrested Wesley S. Giles, 45, of 22 Doran Ave., Apt. 2, Bristol. He was charged with domestic vandalism, domestic disorderly conduct and domestic cyberstalking/harassment at the station and released.

A resident on Monroe Avenue reported items taken from their vehicle at 1:35 p.m.

A State Street resident reported larceny.

Sunday, Jan. 5

An officer dispersed someone who was loitering on Lower Ferry Road at 12:40 a.m.

Officers responded to a possible domestic dispute on Thompson Avenue at 12:49 a.m. There were no arrests.

Officers issued numerous junk and abandoned vehicle tags between 1:30 and 1:45 p.m. on Harrison Street.

At 8:23 p.m., an officer dispersed a silver Hyundai and its three occupants from where they had been parked on Heritage Road.

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