Bristol Police: DUI and many complaints about noisy neighbors

Posted 7/30/21

The college kids aren't around, yet Bristol residents are still calling their police department somewhat regularly to complain about folks being loud. Following are excerpts from the Bristol Police …

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Bristol Police: DUI and many complaints about noisy neighbors

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The college kids aren't around, yet Bristol residents are still calling their police department somewhat regularly to complain about folks being loud. Following are excerpts from the Bristol Police incident log of July 19 to 25.

Monday, July 19

Officers were called to Catherine Street for a neighbor dispute that turned out to be a civil matter.

A Roma Street resident reported trash and recycling bins missing.

An officer spoke to a man and woman who were talking loudly outside of a Siegel Street home after someone complained about their noise at 10:01 p.m. They agreed to move inside for the night.

Tuesday, July 20

An officer responded to Burton Street after a caller said they did not know why their neighbor was knocking on the door at 5:30 a.m.

A sick woodchuck was euthanized on Terrace Drive at 3:18 p.m.

Someone reported fireworks on St. Elizabeth Street at 5 p.m.

An officer dispersed people after someone complained of loud music from a car at Independence Park on Thames Street at 8:58 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21

An officer spoke to someone on Lincoln Avenue about loud music at 1:22 a.m.

A caller told police their son’s crew card was stolen from a bag on the Town Common and charged were made on it.

An officer spoke to a man who was soliciting door to door on Opechee Drive without a permit at 4:44 p.m.

A resident reported people riding dirt bikes in the roadway on Viking Drive at 8:32 p.m.

Someone reported their sneakers stolen on Wood Street at 9:37 p.m.

Someone called police to complain that a tow company was repossessing their vehicle but not allowing them into the vehicle to retrieve personal items at 10:21 p.m. on Peck Avenue. An officer arrived to try to help resolve the situation.

A resident called police at 11:30 p.m. to complain about a man outside yelling. He was gone when an officer arrived.

Thursday, July 22

A Center Street resident called police because someone was ringing her doorbell at 12:31 a.m. It turned out to be a misunderstanding. It was a food delivery driver using the doorbell for the wrong apartment.

A caller from Siegel Street told police she could hear a man cry out for help, along with a dog barking for help, at 9:11 a.m. An officer responded and requested rescue to assist.

Officers rendered assistance on Beach Road, where there was a neighbor dispute at 11:40 a.m.

An officer spoke to someone about shooting off fireworks on Franklin Street at 6:48 p.m.

Friday, July 23

After finding a group of people fishing along Lower Ferry Road at 12:06 a.m., an officer dispersed another group of people who were hanging around the parking lot.

An officer dispersed a group of people from the parking lot at the corner of Thames and John streets at 1:48 a.m.

Officers dispersed a group of people in three vehicles who had stopped and were outside in the park area along Hopeworth Avenue at 2:22 a.m.

After being stopped along Hope Street at 2:50 a.m., Manuel T. Braga, 29, of 217 State St., Apt. 2, Bristol, was charged with driving under the influence, .15 or greater.

A Fried Avenue caller reported larceny.

A large group of people who were fishing were dispersed from an area under the Mt. Hope Bridge at 6:38 a.m.

An officer responded to Thames Waterside Bar and Grill after someone complained of loud music at 11:05 p.m.

Saturday, July 24

Staff from a camp taking place at Roger Williams University helped dispersed a group of people who were under the Mt. Hope Bridge on Lower Ferry Road at 12:12 a.m.

A caller reported a fight along Thames Street at 1:06 a.m. An officer responded looking for three men but they were gone.

An officer spoke to Monterey Road residents after a complaint about loud music at 1:53 a.m.

A Fried Avenue resident complained about hearing a popping noise all day. It turned out to be an air cannon at Usher Farm.

An officer spoke to a Kickemuit Avenue resident about a barking dog at 1:08 p.m.

An officer spoke to Harrison Street residents after police received a complaint about loud music at 2:23 p.m. It turned out to be a child’s birthday party. Officers were called back for another complaint about the music at 3 p.m. and determined the noise was not excessive.

Someone complained of loud music on Primrose Drive at 6:30 p.m.

Someone complained about a man yelling in the area of Prospect Street at 11:16 p.m.

An officer spoke to people in the area of Mt. Hope and DeWolf avenues after a complaint of loud music at 11:29 p.m.

A patrolman advised Sherry Avenue residents of a complaint about their loud music at 11:46 p.m.

Sunday, July 25

An officer spoke to residents near the intersection of E and Richmond streets about their loud music at 1:21 a.m.

After police received a noise complaint at 11:52 p.m., they found a Reid Street resident using a power washer.

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