Police Log, February 7, 2014

Emergency Response and Crime Report
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
12:19 a.m.: larceny, Southwick Road, a caller reports her boyfriend’s wallet was stolen from a gas station, the responding officer reports the victim said that he had left his wallet atop his vehicle while fueling and forgot to take it back when he drove away, the man said that when he realized his mistake he returned but the clerk said that nobody had turned it in, a search of the area for the wallet was not successful;
11:08 a.m.: assist other agency, Belmont Road, officers were detailed to attempt to locate a person ordered to complete a detoxification program by the Westfield District Court, the officer located the person and transported him to the court;
12:37 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Franklin Street at Washington Street, a traffic enforcement officer reports a traffic stop, the vehicle’s registration was found to be expired and it was towed to the police impound yard;
12:41 p.m.: assist citizen, Lockhouse Road, a person requested an escort to collect personal property from an address where he is no longer welcome, services rendered;
1:46 p.m.: violation of a protective order, Hillside Road, a resident came to the station to report she believes a family member who is the defendant of a protective order has violated the ‘No contact’ clause of the order by sending her text messages, the responding officer reports he called the Arizona number the text messages were sent from and spoke with a male party who identified himself as the suspect the victim had suggested, said that he had sent the text messages to the woman and acknowledged that he knew the terms of the protective order, the officer reports that he applied for a warrant;
2:28 p.m.: arrest, Evergreen Manor, 919 Southampton Road, an officer reports that while dealing with a person the day before he found that she had provided a false name and was the subject of two outstanding warrants under her real name, after multiple attempts the officer reports he observed the woman looking out of her window when he arrived at the apartment complex but there was no immediate answer at her door, the woman eventually responded, Chelsea Lee Casanova, 24, of 9191 Southampton Road, was arrested on two warrants issued by Holyoke District Court in 2013;
3:40 p.m.: liquor law violation, Franklin Street, a caller from a Franklin Street liquor store reports a customer who presented identification which appears to be bogus insists that it is valid, the responding officer reports Brian Kokoska, 19, of 4 Laurelwood Lane, Medway, was arrested for being a person younger than the legal drinking age attempting to procure alcohol and for possession of a counterfeit driver’s license;
5:01 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Elm Street, a patrol officer reports a routine check of the registration of a vehicle seen operating on Holyoke Road revealed that the plates had been issued to a different vehicle, the vehicle was stopped and the operator’s license was found to have been revoked as a habitual traffic offender, Jamel J. Bannister, 34, of 20 Taft St., Springfield, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a license revoked as a habitual traffic offender, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without a valid inspection sticker and a number plate violation to conceal identification;
5:25 p.m.: unwanted guest, a caller reports that an intoxicated guest refuses to leave, the responding officer reports the resident said that he had been enjoying an amicable visit with his guest until they returned to his home where the woman began to upbraid him regarding the cleanliness of his residence, the officer reports the woman displayed the classic symptoms of alcohol intoxication and nobody was found who would care for her, the woman was placed in protective custody;
5:31 p.m.: officer wanted, Westfield Middle School South, West Silver Street, a detail officer reports he was approached by a person who said that his son’s smartphone was stolen at school, the youth said that his phone was stolen from his locker during gym class and he later learned that a classmate had offered a phone which appears to be his for sale on a social networking website, the officer spoke with the suspect who adamantly denied stealing the phone or offering it for sale despite being presented with the website posting, the officer reports he will continue the investigation on Monday during his regular duties as a school resource officer
6:59 p.m.: animal complaint, King Street, a caller reports locating a small long-haired brown dog, a responding animal control officer reports the dog was transported to the municipal animal shelter;
10:25 p.m.: fraud, an out-of-state caller reports an online account was compromised and fraudulently purchased merchandise is expected to be delivered to a city address, the case was referred to the financial crimes unit of the Detective Bureau.

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