Bristol Police made one arrest and investigated multiple reports of theft between Nov. 20-27, 2023.
Monday, Nov. 20
An electrical line went down on Poppasquash Road at 11:21 a.m., causing a brush fire. Rhode Island Energy was contacted.
Police received a report of needles in the rock bed at the rear of a building on Metacom Avenue at 11:56 a.m.
Police received a report that both license plates had been stolen from a vehicle on State Street around 5:06 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 21
A resident called police on a man supposedly trespassing on private property along Metacom Avenue at 8:02 a.m. It turned out to likely be a hunter going to legal hunting territory.
Wednesday, Nov. 22
Kasey Botelho, 23, of 86 Chester St., Tiverton, was arrested on a warrant on Metacom Avenue at 2:28 p.m. They were charged with one count of domestic violence (vandalism, first offense).
A dog reportedly bit another dog on Minturn Farm Road at 3:15 p.m.
A caller reported to have been assaulted at Aidan’s Pub at 10:47 p.m., and was waiting in the parking lot for police to arrive.
Police dispersed suspicious people from the Thames St. boat ramp at Independence Park at 11:42 p.m. and from Aidan’s Pub at 11:52 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 23
Police looked for ATVs operating in the road on Sherman Avenue at 12:25 p.m. There was no one in the area when they arrived.
Police looked for reported hunting activity in Colt State Park at 5:50 p.m. but found no one there.
Friday, Nov. 24
Police investigated a report of four slashed tires on a work truck on Broadcommon Road at 7:20 a.m.
Police assisted with a civil dispute between a dump truck operator and home owner on Franklin Street after the truck allegedly caused damage to a fence at 8:34 a.m.
Police were called to Highland Road at 9:23 a.m. after someone called to complain about the noise made by landscapers with leaf blowers.
Police and a rescue were called to Metacom Avenue at 10:07 a.m. following the report of an argument.
Fraud was reported on Everett Street at 12:57 p.m.
A Reid Street resident reported a pair of diamond earrings may have been stolen at 6:01 p.m.
The theft of jewelry was reported on Westwood Road at 6:58 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 25
Police went to Roosevelt Drive for the report of injured wildlife at 7:56 a.m., but couldn’t gain access to the yard since no one was home.
Police looked for a panhandler reportedly stopping cars and asking for money around Asylum Road and Hope Street at 4:02 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26
A manager at Stop & Shop on Metacom Avenue was reportedly threatened by a customer at 2:55 p.m. and they wished to obtain a no trespass order.