Bristol PD: Animal issues, a marine rescue, and no arrests this week

Posted 2/17/23

Bristol Police and emergency personnel responded to a variety of animal-related issues, assisted a distressed parasailor, and no cuffs were needed between Feb. 6-13, 2023.

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Bristol PD: Animal issues, a marine rescue, and no arrests this week


Monday, Feb. 6
Police responded to a report at 3:46 p.m. regarding “juveniles causing issues” at the Rogers Free Library on Hope Street.

A missing package, possibly stolen, was reported on Massasoit Avenue at 4:48 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 7
A caller on Hope Street reported at 5:35 p.m. that someone from out of town was trespassing on their property.

Multiple people called to report a loud bang coming from the area of Hope and State Streets around 11:01 p.m. but police could not determine a source for the noise.

Wednesday, Feb. 8
Police dispersed people from the Mt. Hope Boat Ramp at 1:01 a.m.

A person came into police headquarters at 10:04 a.m. to report that someone had spit on his vehicle. The incident occurred on Prospect Street.

Police spoke with two women who were reportedly yelling on Sunnyside Avenue at 4:35 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 9
Police investigated a report of teenage parties near Wood Street and Bay View Avenue who had a shopping cart at 3:55 p.m. They found no issues with the kids.

Vandalism to property was reported on Wood Street at 9:24 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 10
Rhode Island Energy was contacted in response to a report of a utility pole making an unusual noise near Franklin Street and Monroe Avenue at 3:36 a.m.

Police assisted a person who was walking across the Mt. Hope Bridge at 3:38 a.m. They gave the person a lift back to their place of residence.

A loose horse was reported in the area of Fox Hill Avenue and Woodlawn Avenue at 4:52 a.m. The horse evaded capture for the time being.

An injured turkey was reported on Hopeworth Avenue at 12:52 p.m.

Bristol fire-marine rescue assisted a parasailor who was in distress near Fales Road at 5:15 p.m. They utilized a drone to search for the person, who refused a trip to the hospital after being assisted.

Police dispersed people from Narrows Point at 10:32 p.m. who were having a bonfire close to the treelike.

Saturday, Feb. 11
Police searched for a person wearing all black clothing who was reportedly yelling in the area of Mt. Hope Avenue at 6:15 p.m. They didn’t locate the man.

Police issued a summons to a driver who was reportedly driving recklessly near Metacom Avenue and Chestnut Street at 7:52 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 12
A sick or injured animal, believed to be a coyote based on an officer’s observation, was seen going into the wooded area near Sherman Avenue at 11:29 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 13
Police removed an unwanted person from an address on Tupelo Street at 12:50 a.m.

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