Bristol Police: One man sent to ACI after being arrested on warrants

Posted 7/24/20

The fireworks calls are dying down, but there were plenty of complaints about noise and late-night "parties" outside in Bristol from July 13 to 20.

Monday, July 13

The animal control officer …

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Bristol Police: One man sent to ACI after being arrested on warrants


The fireworks calls are dying down, but there were plenty of complaints about noise and late-night "parties" outside in Bristol from July 13 to 20.

Monday, July 13

The animal control officer ordered a dog to be quarantined for 10 days following a dog bite on Sandy Lane at about 3 p.m.

Tuesday, July 14

The owners were contacted to help corral loose horses on Leyland Court at 7 a.m.

A woman called police after witnessing a kitten crawl from a car window at 1 p.m., before the vehicle left the area. The kitten was later reunited with the owner.

A Wilcox Street resident reported a break-in at 3:25 p.m.

An animal control officer brought an injured rabbit from Dixon Avenue to a wildlife rehabilitation clinic in Portsmouth.

An officer spoke to someone who was hitting golf balls on some of the athletic fields at Mt. Hope High School at 5:14 p.m.

Someone reported fireworks in the area of High and Burton streets at 9:15 p.m.

Wednesday, July 15

A patrolman dispersed people from Paull Park on Sherry Avenue at 12:29 a.m.

When officers went to serve a warrant at the corner of State and Hope streets, the male suspect ran away on foot. Officers eventually caught up to him and arrested Dylan J. Mello, 18, of 12 Harrison St., Bristol. He was served with two District Court warrants and later transported to the ACI.

Thursday, July 16

After receiving a complaint about a loud party, officers spoke to a group of people outside of a Hope Street residence at 3:25 a.m. and advised them to move inside and quiet down.

Someone reported an open container violation at Union Street Beach at 9:33 a.m.

A woman from Brookwood Road reported a drone hovering over her yard while she was outside at 3:14 p.m. Officers checked but could not find the drone pilot.

Brett D. Kunzmann, 36, of 69 Court St., Apt. 2, Bristol, was arrested and charged with a District Court warrant.

Friday, July 17

Someone complained of a loud group of people on Court Street at 12:25 a.m. They were gone when an officer arrived.

An officer spoke to a loud group of people on Sunnyside Avenue at 1:02 a.m.

At 10 a.m., a resident reported to police that the first-responder flag at Independence Park had been tampered with (see separate story).

Someone reported an intoxicated man lying in the road along Siegel Street at 12:02 p.m. Officers responded but the man was gone.

A High Street resident reported a bird bath stolen.

Police received a fireworks complaint from the area of State and Center streets at 10:02 p.m.

Saturday, July 18

An officer spoke to a resident on Basswood Drive after a neighbor complained of loud music at 12:42 a.m.

A caller reported loud music and screaming coming from a residence on Melrose Drive at 4:23 a.m.

An officer dispersed people from a private dock on Griswold Avenue at 11 a.m.

A resident on Mt. Hope Avenue reported a package stolen or missing.

An officer responded to Low Lane at 10:39 a.m. after receiving a complaint that a neighbor’s air conditioning unit was too loud. The officer spoke to the complainant but did not hear any evidence of loud noise.

After a parent called police to have their son removed from the home, officers arrested Thomas Martel, 30, of 16 Birchwood Drive, Bristol. He was charged with domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone, arraigned at the station and released.

A neighbor called police at 10:55 p.m. after seeing a woman lying in the grass behind her home on Mulberry Road. A responding officer found no problems. The woman said she was new to the residence and was outside star-gazing.

Sunday, July 19

A resident reported an abandoned bicycle on Lawn Street at 12:06 p.m.

A resident reported to police that a neighbor on Riverview Avenue had more than 15 people gathered in their backyard at 3:12 p.m. A patrolman responded and found a family gathering with no violations.

A resident complained about people grilling on the beachfront in the area of Surf Drive and Beach Road at 3:38 p.m. An officer responded but did not find the offending parties.

At 3:58 p.m., police received a second complaint about a gathering in a shared backyard along Riverview Avenue. An officer reported about 12 people in the yard and no problems.

A caller reported fireworks in the area of Slocum Street at 9:45 p.m.

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