Bristol PD: Multiple people arrested on warrants

Posted 4/12/24

Police made three arrests between April 1-8, 2024.

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Bristol PD: Multiple people arrested on warrants


Monday, April 1
Illegal dumping was reported on Buttonwood Street at 8:43 a.m.

A State Street resident called to speak with an officer about a stolen mailbox.

Christopher L. Ferreira, 38, of 300 Metacom Ave., Bristol, was arrested on Metacom Avenue at 3:31 p.m. for an active warrant. He was charged with one count of domestic violence (criminal violation of a no contact order, first offense).

Fire personnel responded to Roosevelt Drive at 4:23 p.m., where a broken toilet caused a flooding issue that also posed a risk of an electrical complication.

Jeffrey C. Leite, 38, of 29 Hopeworth Ave., Bristol, was arrested on an active warrant from the 6th District Court, and one count of domestic violence (criminal violation of a no contact order, first offense).

A caller on Bradford Street called police at 7:53 p.m. worried that a suspicious man had been following their daughter.

Tuesday, April 2
Fraud was reported on Sea Breeze Lane at 8:10 a.m.

Police responded to Wapping and Leahy Drives at 10:04 a.m. for the report of two women arguing.

Wednesday, April 3
Police received a report of animal neglect on Court Street at 5:17 p.m. but upon their review they didn’t find any such signs at the property.

Thursday, April 4
A Fairview Drive resident called police at 11:48 a.m. believing there had been possible vandalism on the street. Police learned a painting company had accidentally spilled a small amount of paint in the road and would clean it up.

Friday, April 5
Police dispersed a group of men from the roadway on Wood Street at 12:46 a.m.

Police responded to Buttonwood Street at 7:21 p.m. to help Roger Williams campus safety check on a suspicious vehicle.

Police responded to Fatima Drive at 10:05 p.m. following a report that there was a person wearing a hood at an intersection. Nobody was found in the area.

Saturday, April 6
Police dispersed a man wearing a black sweatshirt who was reportedly trying to stop vehicles traveling on Franklin Street at 12:55 a.m.

There were multiple noise complaints stemming from the area of Evelyn Drive between 1:51 and 3:03 a.m., but each time police checked, they found the area dark and quiet.

Police responded to Ferry Road near the Mt. Hope Bridge at 10:09 p.m. for the report of an open burn. They found a fire and had it extinguished.

Sunday, April 7
Gary M. Pike, Jr., 27, of 43 Thompson Ave., Apt. #2, Bristol was arrested on Narrows Road at 12:17 a.m. following a report of suspicious activity. He was charged with active warrants out of Providence and East Providence. East Providence Police later took custody of him.

Police spoke to juveniles on Harrison Street at 10:53 a.m. following a report that there were kids riding dirt bikes in the road.

Police dispersed a man who was panhandling near Hope Street and Asylum Road at 12:56 p.m.

Police received a report that a wallet had been stolen from Cumberland Farms on Metacom Avenue at 2:13 p.m.

Police responded to the Town Common near Church Street at 3:57 p.m. for the report of two men fighting in the road, but they were gone when police arrived.

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