Category: Police

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…

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…