Major crime and incident report
Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
12:11 a.m.: Accident, North West Road and Bates Road. Police received a a report of a vehicle that was involved in a one-vehicle accident. Police reported that the vehicle had rolled over after going up an embankment and striking a small tree. The driver was transported to Baystate Noble Hospital via Westfield Fire ambulance and personnel.
1:54 a.m.: Motor vehicle violation and arrest, Southampton Road and Servistar Industrial Way. Police reported that they stopped a vehicle that was reportedly speeding. After the stop, police reported that the vehicle also had license plates that allegedly did not match the vehicle, and the driver also had a warrant out for their arrest. Police arrested Michael Rosario, 24, of Springfield, on the warrant and also charged him with operating motor vehicle with license suspended, subsequent offense, and speeding in violation of special regulation.
9:44 a.m.: Accident, Elm Street. Police reported that a police vehicle had reportedly backed into another vehicle in a parking lot. No injuries were reported and no tow trucks were requested.
9:47 a.m.: Accident, Main Street and Mechanic Street. Police received a report of a two-vehicle accident. One tow truck was requested but no injuries were reported.
2:16 p.m.: Vandalism motor vehicle, Union Street. Police received a report of a vehicle that was allegedly damaged by having emblems pried off the vehicle.
6:39 p.m.: Motor vehicle violation and arrest, Bates Road. Police were pursuing a vehicle heading toward Russell after it was reportedly in violation of the speed limit. Police reported the vehicle allegedly drove for about 1.5 miles before it pulled over. Police arrested the operator, Chase J. Ladue, 25, of Westhampton, and charge him with negligent operation of motor vehicle, fail to stop for police and speeding.