Bristol Police: Purse snatching, loud parties and golf balls over the bike path

Posted 9/17/21

Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests while responding to the usual array of calls from residents about disturbances, noise or other odd situations.

Monday, Sept. 6

Police were …

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Bristol Police: Purse snatching, loud parties and golf balls over the bike path

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Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests while responding to the usual array of calls from residents about disturbances, noise or other odd situations.

Monday, Sept. 6

Police were called to Wood Street at 5:21 p.m. for a reported larceny of sneakers. Officers got a description of the male in question but could not immediately locate him.

At 5:30 p.m., an off-duty Middletown officer reported seeing a man wanted on a warren out of that town at the corner of Hope and State streets. Bristol officers responded and Charles Walmsly, 47, of Newport, was handed over to Middletown on that warrant.

Someone complained about loud noise on Vantage Point Road at 10:48 p.m. Officers checked the area and did not find any noise problems.

Tuesday, Sept. 7

Someone alerted police to an assault taking place on Charles Street at 3:34 p.m. Officers responded and arrested David A. Pacheco, 29, of 48 Charles St., Apt. 1, Bristol. He was charged with domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct. He was held at the station, arraigned by a justice of the peace and brought to the ACI.

Wednesday, Sept. 8

Someone reported a sick raccoon on Tower Street at 10:08 a.m.

A caller reported a man acting suspiciously on Melrose Drive at 7:28 p.m. The man was reportedly looking into windows and walking around houses, before getting into a white van and leaving.

An officer spoke to a group of people on Doran Avenue after a complaint about loud music at 10:06 p.m. The group was singing karoake.

An officer dispersed people from Lower Ferry Road at 11:47 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 9

A resident on Primrose Drive reported a blue Toyota traveling up and down the road playing loud music at 1:45 a.m. An officer responded but it was gone.

Someone complained about loud noise in the area of Thames and Church streets at 4:52 a.m. An officer spoke to those responsible.

A Magnolia Street resident requested to speak to an officer regarding identity theft.

An officer gave a dog owner a warning about letting the canine run free at the Town Beach complex at 11:20 a.m.

A North Lane resident called police at 5:59 p.m. to say that her husband arrived home intoxicated and refused to leave. Police responded and the man was ultimately transported to Newport Hospital.

Friday, Sept. 10

Someone reported a possibly sick raccoon on Verdi Lane at 7:30 a.m.

An Anthony Avenue resident called police after finding an arrow on their property.

An officer spoke to someone about a noise complaint on Siegel Street at 9:58 p.m.

Officers responded to Sweeney Lane after police received a complaint about a loud party at 10:11 p.m. They found six people around an outdoor fire.

Officers responded to the scene of a large party on Thompson Avenue at 10:58 p.m. They requested a Roger Williams University shuttle to the scene but were told the university did not have a shuttle at that time.

Someone complained of noise in the area of Wood and State streets at 11:40 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 11

There was a noise complaint from Linden Street at 12:22 a.m.

An officer spoke to a group of people outside being loud along Mt. Hope Avenue at 1:06 a.m.

An officer spoke to someone who was hitting golf balls from their own Hope Street property over the bike path at 7:03 p.m.

An officer spoke to those having a loud gathering on DeWolf Avenue at 9:33 p.m. It turned out to be a birthday party.

An officer spoke to a group about loud music on Garfield Avenue at 10:21 p.m.

An officer was called to Collins Street at 10:50 p.m. to assist a skunk with a can stuck on its head. A patrolwoman removed the can from the skunk’s head.

An officer spoke to women who were reportedly yelling in the area of Rock Street and Shaws Lane at 11:32 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 12

After being called to a domestic disturbance on River Street at 5:57 a.m., officers arrested Marc A. Cabral, 32, of 3 Highview Ave., Bristol. He was charged with domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct, arraigned at the station by a justice of the peace and released.

A passing motorist reported seeing two men standing on the outside edge of the Mt. Hope Bridge at 3:34 p.m.

At 4:26 p.m., a woman walked into the station to report that a man had stolen her purse while she was walking in the area of Hope and Washington streets.

An officer spoke to those involved after multiple complaints about excessive noise from a landscaping business on Bay View Avenue at 8:12 and 8:28 p.m.

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