Bristol PD: A bike on the bridge causes disturbance

Posted 12/2/22

Bristol PD responded to multiple vehicular accidents and made multiple arrests between Nov. 21-28, 2022.

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Bristol PD: A bike on the bridge causes disturbance


Monday, Nov. 21
Police were unable to locate a loose dog near Everett Street and Sherman Avenue that was wearing a pink colored vest.

A person reportedly walking on the Mt. Hope Bridge at 2:52 p.m. was confirmed to be a worker with the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority.

An Anthony Avenue resident reported at 6:04 p.m. that credit cards had been taken from their vehicle.

A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested at 6:16 p.m. and was charged with two counts of simple assault and/or battery, and disorderly conduct.

Tuesday, Nov. 22
Authorities dealt with a deceased animal in the water near the Church Street dock on Thames Street at 10:20 a.m.

A motor vehicle accident near Chestnut and Naomi Streets at 10:53 a.m. resulted in multiple people sent to the hospital.

A bike that fell off the back of a RIPTA bus caused a disturbance at 11:30 a.m., because it fell off the back into the middle of the Mt. Hope Bridge. A RIPTA maintenance worker was enlisted to pick up the bike.

A solicitor on Sousa Street was shut down at 12:44 p.m. They were told to register with the police department.

Six juveniles reportedly damaged a stop sign near Hopeworth Avenue and Violet Court at 3:03 p.m., but police found no evidence of damage.

A report of hate speech came from a Metacom Avenue address at 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 23
A report of what sounded like a gunshot at 6:32 a.m. on Cliff Drive coincided with the first day of legal duck hunting season.

A lawnmower was reported stolen from a Sunrise Drive residence at 11:00 a.m.

A fight on Bradford Street at 3:23 p.m. resulted in one being transported to Newport Hospital.

A motor vehicle accident on Metacom Avenue resulted in a transport to Rhode Island Hospital.

Thursday, Nov. 24
A woman walking across the Mt. Hope Bridge at 12:52 a.m. was picked up by Portsmouth PD and transported to the Portsmouth side of the bridge.

Thadeus W. Chrupcala IV, 24, of Bristol, was arrested following an incident near Franklin and Wood Streets at 1:12 a.m. He was charged with simple assault and/or battery, obstructing an officer in execution of duty, disorderly conduct, and a domestic/verbal argument. He was arraigned and released later that morning.

Friday, Nov. 25
Loud dirt bikes were reported near River Street and Lang Avenue at 12:35 p.m. They were advised to shut it down for the rest of the day.

Police looked for a vehicle reported as driving recklessly by Warren PD in the area of Metacom Avenue and Jameson Drive at 1:07 p.m., but didn’t locate the car.

Saturday, Nov. 26
Salvador Gerardofroilan Tul Max, 23, of Newport, was arrested following an incident at Roger Williams University at 12:33 a.m. where they refused to leave after being asked by college safety officials. He was charged with unlawful breaking and entering (first offense), and was arraigned.

A vehicle struck a wall near Metacom and Griswold Avenues at 4:23 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 27
A dead possum was reported in the driveway of a First Street residence at 10:00 a.m.

A possible scam through social media was reported at 1:36 p.m.

A caller on Prospect Street called at 4:03 p.m. believing that packages had been stolen from outside their residence.

A motor vehicle accident that resulted in both cars being towed and road signs being knocked down occurred at 6:37 p.m. near Hope and Constitution Streets.

Monday, Nov. 28
Police dispersed a vehicle from Metacom Avenue at 12:33 a.m.

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