Resident uses downtown cans for household trash

Feb. 13

Took a report on a minor traffic crash in the Maplefield's Mobil parking lot. Assisted one of the parties with an uncooperative owner refusing to provide insurance information or make restitution for damages.

Took a report from a district resident who advised of a minor crash in Shaw's Parking earlier. Her insurance agent requested she report the crash to police.

Provided a funds escort to a Main Street business making a bank deposit.

Feb. 15

Staff at Maplefield's Mobil reported a suspicious person asking questions about the business that included hours of operation and whether or not employees could access the safe. The subject and his vehicle were captured on the store surveillance camera and an effort is being made to identify the subject.


Two vehicles were ticketed and towed after being found in violation of the winter parking ban.

Inspected a child seat for a district resident.

Received a request for checks of a district residence while the family was away on a short trip.

An officer investigated a two vehicle crash in the Rite Aid parking lot. A vehicle, belonging to a Starksboro man, rolled from a parking spot in the middle of the parking and collided with another vehicle owned by another Starksboro man. The first vehicle was believed to have been parked without setting the parking brake. No court action was taken.

At the request of the Department of Corrections a meeting was held at the Bristol Municipal Building. Over a dozen victims and concerned citizens were invited to the meeting to discuss the March 8 release of a subject charged with Harassment by Electronic Means. BPD is planning a community meeting to address citizen concerns around subjects listed on the state's Sex Offender Registry and high risk criminal offenders who are released into the community.

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