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Bristol Police Make Arrests in Rockwell Park Brawl

Jonmeshia White

BRISTOL — On April 17th a large fight broke out at Rockwell Park that quickly went viral on social media.

As a result of an investigation the Bristol Police Department was able to obtain four arrest warrants, issue three juvenile summons and issue one infraction.

Danielle Benoit

The investigation found the fight occurred because of a dispute between Jonmeshia White and Benoit Danielle’s two juvenile daughters.

White had accused the juveniles of harassing her mother, who was also in the park.

Benoit had gone to the park after learning her daughters were involved in a dispute with White.

While at the park a physical altercation began between White, Benoit and Benoit’s two daughters.

At one point the juvenile male, Pinto and DeVito joined in the fight.

Jonmeshia White, age 27 of 217 Park Street, Bristol was charged with Breach of Peace 2nd Degree.

White was released on a $1,000.00 non-surety bond with a Bristol GA 17 court date of May 22, 2017.

Danielle Benoit age 42 of 166 Greene Street, Bristol was charged with Risk of Injury to A Minor and Breach of Peace 2nd Degree.

Benoit was released on a $1,000.00 non-surety bond with a Bristol GA 17 court date of May 22, 2017.

The Bristol Police also anticipates warrants will be served to Destiney DeVito, age 19 of 80 Barlow Street, Bristol for Breach of Peace 2nd Degree.

Police also anticipate a warrant for Alessandra Pinto, age 18 of 226 East Main Street, Bristol for Breach of Peace 2nd Degree.

An infraction was issued for Tyler Bourgoin, age 18 of 16 Page Avenue, Bristol. Bourgoin was charged with City of Bristol ordinance violation 16-2(c) (2) prohibited behavior in parks.

Juvenile arrests included one 17 year old male, one 17 year old female and a 15 year old female.

The Bristol Police is publicly thanking those in the community who came forward and assisted with identifying suspects and witnesses in the video that was posted on social media.

The following video contains offensive language.

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