Category: Police

Police blotter for the Jan. 3 edition

The Bristol Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Saturday, Dec. 21 to Thursday, Dec. 26: Jacob Andrew Herrington, 34, of Bristol, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 21, and charged with one count of interfering with an officer,…

Toy drive benefits Salvation Army

JAMILA YOUNG STAFF WRITER The Bristol Police Department has been collecting new, unwrapped toys this year for their annual toy drive. They’ve received toys from different organizations, and Bristol residents. The toys collected will go to the Bristol Salvation Army…

State police report 458 accidents, 2 fatalities over the Christmas holiday

Connecticut State Police were out in force during the Christmas holiday. Troopers responded to several distress calls, including a pair of fatal motor vehicle accidents. From Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. through Christmas night on Dec. 25, Connecticut State…

Police blotter for the Dec. 20 edition

The Bristol Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Dec. 9 to Sunday, Dec. 15: Joshua Guadarrama-avile, 26, of 166 Edgewood St., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 9, and charged with one count of 2nd degree…

State police report 593 accidents, 2 fatalities over Thanksgiving weekend

Connecticut State Police were out in force during the Thanksgiving weekend, responding to several distress calls, including two fatal motor vehicle accidents, one of which took place on Route 72 in Plainville. On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 28, it…

Police blotter for the Oct. 11 edition

The Bristol Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Sept. 30 to Saturday, Oct. 5: Kaniya Jenae Burney, 21, of 24 Troutbrook Rd., Bristol, was arrested on Monday, Sept. 30, and charged with one count of failure…

Police awards distributed

An award ceremony was held Sept. 17 to honor the members of the Bristol Police Department officers and Police Explorers. Members of the department’s Central Region Emergency Response Team received a letter of commendation for placing first overall in the…

13 stores caught selling liquor to minors

Thirteen stores in Bristol were caught selling liquor to minors during an operation targeting illegal sales. As part of a grant secured by the Best-4-Bristol Coalition, members of the Bristol Police Department Detective and Patrol Divisions, along with the Connecticut…

State police announce 50 DUI arrests, no fatalities over July 4 weekend

Connecticut State Troopers announced a sharp reduction in violations and no fatalities over the July 4 weekend despite an increase in arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol. Over the holiday weekend, state police were patrolling highways and roads…

Police conducting DWI checkpoint

Bristol Police Department announced that they will be conducting a DWI (driving while intoxicated) checkpoint on Route 229, on Friday, May 24. “This is part of a federal grant to help reduce incidences of DWI crashes and fatalities in the…

Farmington Avenue closure

Bristol Police Department announced that Farmington Ave., (Route 6) will be closed from Mix Street to Camp Street due to the investigation of an accident. “It is anticipated that the road will be closed for the next several hours,” according…

Police respond to armed robbery

Bristol Police responded to a call of an armed robbery at K&S Liquors, 191 Park Street, on Monday, April 22. No injuries were reported during the incident. BPD reported that just before 3:30 p.m., “the perpetrator entered the store and…

Woman injured in hit-and-run accident

At 11:04 p.m. on Saturday, Bristol officers responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a struck pedestrian. Police said a 34-year-old female was struck at the intersection of West Washington Street and King Street. The vehicle that…