Bristol Police: Weekend brings an increase in noisy neighbor complaints

Posted 9/10/21

Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests from Aug. 31 to Sept.  6, but the majority of action involved Bristol residents complaining about noise from their neighbors.

Tuesday, Aug. …

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Bristol Police: Weekend brings an increase in noisy neighbor complaints

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Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests from Aug. 31 to Sept.  6, but the majority of action involved Bristol residents complaining about noise from their neighbors.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

David A. Pacheco, 29, of 48 Charles St., Apt. 1, Bristol, was taken into custody on a Superior Court warrant at the intersection of High and Court streets at 6:18 p.m. He was held at the station and then brought to the men’s intake facility.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Michael T. Hoffman, 50, of 316 State St., Bristol, turned himself in at the station at 6:47 p.m. to be charged with disorderly conduct.

At 7:28 p.m., Michael A. Gdula Jr., 38, of 116 DeWolf Ave., Apt. 2, Bristol, was taken into custody and charged with a warrant for disorderly conduct.

A Roosevelt Drive resident complained about a neighbor using heavy equipment at 7:56 p.m. When an officer visited, they agreed to wrap things up for the night.

A Franca Drive resident called to report being in a verbal argument with her husband at 8:47 p.m. A patrolman responded but there was no further incident.

Thursday, Sept. 2

A caller from King Philip Avenue complained that a neighbor had a generated running next to his bedroom window at 5:56 a.m.

At 8:08 p.m., someone reported children playing basketball after sunset at Sowams Park on Sweeney Lane.

Someone complained that people outside of Aidan’s Pub were being loud at 11:12 p.m. An officer checked the scene and spoke with the manager and found everything was in compliance.

Someone reported a man dragging a woman along the East Bay Bike Path at 11:52 p.m. Officers checked throughout the area but did not find anything suspicious.

Friday, Sept. 3

A small group was dispersed from the area of Hope and Franklin streets at 1:06 a.m.

A Scott Lane resident called at 8:57 a.m. because he had a bird in his house.

At 8:19 p.m., someone again complained about kids playing basketball after sunset at Sowams Park on Sweeney Lane.

Someone reported a large gathering and loud noise from a River Street location at 9:55 p.m. When officers arrived, there was no noise.

Officers were called to Court Street at 11:26 p.m. for a report of loud music and people in the street. Those not living at that address were dispersed for the night.

Saturday, Sept. 4

An officer dispersed people from Veterans Park along Wood Street at 12:14 a.m.

At 12:17 a.m., a small group of people on a porch along Woodlawn Avenue were advised to bring things inside for the night.

An officer spoke to residents on Bay View Avenue after a complaint about noise at 12:52 a.m.

An officer spoke to residents on State Street after a complaint about noise at 5:19 a.m.

At 1:16 p.m., a Terrace Drive resident reported that her neighbor’s dog defecated on her porch. An officer tried contacting the neighbor but there was no answer.

Someone reported dirt bikes riding up and down Verdi Lane at 1:50 p.m.

At 3 p.m., a caller reported that a man had pulled a weapon on him at a Colt Park campsite and then left in a blue Honda. DEM was notified and police issued a broadcast to be on the lookout for the suspect.

Police were notified of two men arguing over fireworks in the area of Constitution and Wood streets at 7:39 p.m.

Someone reported fireworks in the area of Hope Street and Fales Road at 8:24 p.m.

A group of six to nine colleges students were allegedly walking southbound on Metacom Avenue at 8:50 p.m. Police contacted the university to send a shuttle but there was none available at that time.

Someone reported fireworks in the area of Constitution and Wood streets at 9:48 p.m.

An officer spoke to a large gathering of people on DeWolf Avenue after a noise complaint at 10:31 p.m.

Someone complained about a large group of people being loud on State Street at 10:43 p.m. They were gone when officers arrived.

Sunday, Sept. 5

Officers visited a Cottage Street residence after a noise complaint at 3:19 a.m.

Officers were called to the area of Mt. Hope Avenue and First Street after a noise complaint at 10:58 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 6

At 1:11 a.m., an officer spoke to a small group of people who agreed to bring things inside for the night on Constitution Street.

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