Bristol PD: Multiple brush fires and two arrests

Posted 7/29/22

Bristol Police activity from July 18-25, 2022.

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Bristol PD: Multiple brush fires and two arrests


Monday, July 18
Bristol emergency personnel assisted in a marine rescue off Dyer Island at 11:28 a.m. involving a vessel taking on water.

Police dispersed a man who was reported as suspicious in the area of Mt. Hope Bridge at 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, July 19
Police contacted Rhode Island Energy to attend to a ruptured gas line on Shore Road at 10:44 a.m.

An accident involving a car and a motorcycle was reported at 4:58 p.m. at Hope Street and Usher Terrace. Injuries were reported.

The Bristol Fire Department helped contain a brush fire on Hope Street at 5:45 p.m.

Police spoke with people involved in a fireworks complaint on Burton Street at 8:54 p.m.

Wednesday, July 20
Police dispersed a man described as suspicious who was sitting in the gazebo on Annawamscutt Drive at 11:14 a.m.

An injured rabbit was transported from Common Fence Point to a wildlife rehab facility at 5:17 p.m.

Police investigated a fight on St. Elizabeth Street at 7:45 p.m.

Police dispersed a man who was causing a disturbance at Stop & Shop on Metacom Avenue at 7:48 p.m. He was reported as coming back in and out of the business about an hour later but was gone when police came back.

Thursday, July 21
A mulch fire was extinguished at 11:17 a.m. on Mulberry Road.

Friday, July 22
Michael Brum, 52, of Bristol, was arrested at 6:15 a.m. on Wood Street and charged with willful trespass and disorderly conduct.

A chicken was found wandering under a tree on Lower Ferry Road at 1:15 p.m. Authorities left food and water for it as they were unable to catch it.

Police took a report from Wood Street at 5:18 p.m. regarding someone “spraying liquid” on a door and yelling in a residence.

Saturday, July 23
Authorities properly disposed of animals that were found in a trash bin on Gorham Place at 9:11 a.m.

Identity theft was reported on Constitution Street at 12:24 p.m.

Jacob LaVoie, 25, of Bristol, was arrested at 10:06 p.m. on Noyes Avenue and charged with two counts of domestic violence (simple assault and/or battery, first offense, and disorderly conduct, first offense). They were arraigned and released.

Sunday, July 24
Fire personnel extinguished a small brush fire near Metacom Avenue and Narrows Road at 6:57 a.m.

Three juveniles were reportedly harassing people who asked them to move after they were smoking around young children on the Town Common at 5:21 p.m. They were gone when police arrived.

A brush fire was reported at Colt State Park at 8:37 p.m. It was extinguished shortly afterwards.

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