Police log, August 30, 2013

Emergency Response and Crime Report
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
6:59 a.m.: disturbance, Otis Street, a resident came to the station to complain that she was assaulted by her boyfriend, the responding officer reports the woman was visibly upset and crying, the woman said that her boyfriend woke up enraged and an altercation became physical when he pushed her down as she attempted to get up, the woman said that the man sat on her and made it difficult for her to breath, the woman said she was able to escape when the man was distracted by the arrival of a family member, the officer reports the suspect was not found at his home and a warrant application was filed;
8:27 a.m.: larceny, Kittredge Drive, a caller reports his adult daughter entered his residence overnight and stole property, the responding officer reports the man said that his daughter does not live in his home but has keys and he believes it was she who entered overnight and stole an iPad, a laptop computer, a cellphone and $100 in cash;
10:28 a.m.: motor vehicle violation, North Elm Street, a patrol officer requests a tow truck for a vehicle found to have been operated by a person with a suspended license, the vehicle was towed to the police impound yard;
11:44 a.m.: found property, East Main Street at Mainline Drive, a detail officer reports a Connecticut registration plate was surrendered to him while he was working the detail, the responding officer reports a message was left for the owner of the vehicle and the plate was held for safekeeping at the station;
12:29 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Hillside Road, a patrol officer reports he was advised that a resident is keeping chickens, the officer report the resident said that she is keeping the six birds temporarily while a family member repairs her coop in Southwick, the director of animal control operations reports that he advised the resident that she would be subject to a citation and fine for each chicken if they are not removed within a week;
1:18 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Elm Street, a patrol officer reports a traffic stop, the vehicle was found to be unregistered and the operator renewed her registration online before proceeding;
3:49 p.m.: investigation, Tina Lane at Ridge Trail Road, a caller reports a possible grenade in the grass and she can hear a ticking noise, before the responding officer arrived the caller said that the device is a spent firework, the officer reports the plastic smoke grenade was taken for proper disposal;
4:37 p.m.: illegal dumping, Mainline Drive, a patrol officer reports he discovered that a variety of automotive parts had been discarded at the end of the roadway;
5:09 p.m.: disturbance, Henry’s Trailer Park, 868 Southampton Road, a resident came to the station to complain that during an argument her live-in boyfriend spat on her, the responding officer reports he spoke with the suspect who said that any spitting was unintentional while he was yelling at the woman, the officer reports there were no signs of spittle found on the woman or her vehicle, the woman was advised of her protective order options, no charges were filed;
6:18 p.m.: disturbance, Russellville Road, a caller reports that there are signs that the home of a recently deceased person has been entered and he suspects that a family member who has been served a “No trespassing” is responsible, the responding officer reports the caller asks for no immediate action but wants the incident documented;
6:50 p.m.: larceny, Meadow Street, a resident came to the station to complain that a male party snatched cash from his hand and fled, the responding officer reports the complainant said that he had been counting $80 in cash while walking across a store’s parking lot when a male party grabbed the money from his hands and fled, the victim said that he gave chase but lost the man on the dike, the man said that he recognized the man who he believes was a friend of his brother’s more than a decade ago but declined to make a formal statement;
7:58 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Southampton Road, a caller reports an erratic operator, an officer reports he encountered the suspect vehicle, the vehicle was stopped after observation of operation and the operator was found to be intoxicated, Courtney Rego, 21, of 1 Latting Lane, Warner, N.H., was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation;
9:46 p.m.: disturbance, Bush Street, a caller reports a possible domestic disturbance, the responding officer reports he arrived to find a woman outside the residence who said that her roommate had struck her with a door, the male resident said that he was upset when he came home because the residence smelled like urine, woman said that she attempted to feel to her basement residence but the man stopped her in the doorway and repeatedly closed the door so that it struck her and then threw some of her furnishings outside, Joseph W. Busby, 55, of 11 Bush St., was arrested for assault and battery in a domestic relationship, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property value less than $250.

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