Category: Police

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…

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…

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…

Social Security warns of scam

The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched a joint Public Service Announcement campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. A press release from the organizations reported Social Security and the OIG continue to receive…

Emergency parking ban lifted

The Bristol Police Department announced on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 13, that the emergency parking ban has been lifted. The Department of Public Works had announced that the ban would take effect as of midnight on Tuesday, Feb. 12,…

Emergency parking ban issued

The Bristol Department of Public Works has issued an emergency parking ban. The ban will go into effect at midnight, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. According to the Bristol Police Department, “the emergency parking ban will remain in effect until further…

Police blotter for Jan. 4

Bristol police reported the following arrests: Samantha Paige Hammer, 20, of 176 Morningside Dr., Bristol, was arrested on Friday, Dec. 21, and charged with first offense possession of less than one-half ounce of a cannabis-type substance. Brendan O’Neill, 21, of…