Bristol Police made five arrests and assisted residents with various concerns between May 8-15, 2023.
Monday, May 8
Police assisted a man who had become stuck inside a vestibule on Hope Street at 7:49 a.m.
A stolen license plate was reported on Roosevelt Drive at 9:37 a.m.
A vehicular accident at Gooding Avenue and Hope Street resulted in two being sent to the hospital at 12:11 p.m.
Jody Marshall, 52, of Bristol, turned themselves over to police at 4:47 p.m. on a warrant. They were charged with simple assault and/or battery and were released shortly afterwards.
Kasey Botelho, 22, of Bristol, was arrested after turning themselves in at 5:00 p.m. They were charged with three counts of domestic violence (simple assault and/or battery, and two counts of disorderly conduct, all first offenses). They were arraigned and released.
Collin Sparhawk, 23, of North Kingstown, was arrested on a superior court warrant at 11:37 p.m. near State and Hope Streets. He was transported to the ACI.
Tuesday, May 9
A George Street resident complained that trucks had been blowing their horns when passing their home at 5:50 a.m.
The animal control officer reported being bitten by a squirrel when rendering assistance to the animal, which had apparently been injured on Hope Street at 8:41 a.m.
Fraud was reported on Mulberry Road at 11:36 a.m.
A rescue was requested for an intoxicated male on Metacom Avenue at 7:11 p.m.
A Bourne Street resident reported at 7:47 p.m. that their children had said a neighbor pointed a gun at them earlier in the day.
Wednesday, May 10
A report of a past larceny was logged from Coggeshall Farm at 9:08 a.m.
Police dispersed a man who reportedly was making inappropriate comments to female customers of the Cumberland Farms on Metacom Avenue at 11:01 a.m.
Samuel Smith, 29, of Madison, Conn., was arrested on a superior court warrant at 12:53 p.m.
Thursday, May 11
A vehicle reportedly struck a gate on Hope Street earlier in the day.
A caller on Bradford Street reported at 2:23 p.m. that their mother had been assaulted by another female, who left the area in an unknown direction.
Police dispersed a man who had entered the police department’s restricted parking lot at 2:32 p.m.
Friday, May 12
Taylor Hill, 34, of Bristol, was arrested following a disturbance on Wood Street at 12:16 a.m. He was charged with a superior court warrant and was transported to the ACI.
A caller reported there was a sealed package of syringes left on the side of the road on Michael Andrade Way at 11:00 a.m. Police removed the hazard.
A loud gathering of RWU students were advised of a noise complaint on Lincoln Avenue at 5:18 p.m.
Bristol fire personnel extinguished a dumpster fire on Broadcommon Road at 5:59 p.m.
Saturday, May 13
Police dispersed and issued a no trespass order to an unruly patron of the Kinsmen Tavern at 12:37 a.m.
Police spoke with the parents of juveniles who were jumping off the Herreshoff Marina Dock on Hope Street at 5:15 p.m.
A fireworks complaint was logged on St. Anna Avenue at 8:58 p.m. but police didn’t find anything in the area.
Sunday, May 14
Police spoke with two motorcyclists near Siegel Street and Mt. Hope Avenue at 1:37 a.m. who were reportedly driving recklessly.
Police dispersed several people and vehicles from Lower Ferry Road at 4:49 p.m.
Rhode Island Energy was contacted at 8:45 p.m. following an odor of natural gas coming from the area of Metacom and Mt. Hope Avenues.