Major crime and incident report
Friday, April 9, 2021
5:22 a.m.: animal complaint, Cycle Street, a caller reports that a cat may be trapped in a bush, the caller reports that the cat has been in the bush meowing all night but it hisses at her whenever she tries to get close, dispatch reports that a message was left for animal control to handle the situation when they are available;
7:49 a.m.: accident, Mechanic Street, a caller reports that they were involved in a two motor vehicle accident, the responding officer reports that one vehicle was traveling south on Mechanic Street while pulling a trailer when they hit a bump and their trailer disconnected from their vehicle and struck the second vehicle that was traveling north, the responding officer reports that one tow truck was requested to remove one of the vehicles from the scene;
9:10 a.m.: animal complaint, Apremont Way, a caller reports that somebody posted a Craigslist listing for a free bobcat, the responding Animal Control Officer reports that she spoke with Massachusetts Environmental Police who would be following up with an investigation into the listing;
11:11 a.m.: burglary/breaking and entering, Union Street, a caller reports that she is receiving alarm activations for her apartment and apartment maintenance checked and found on of her doors open, the responding officer reports that the Detective Bureau arrived to process the scene;
11:45 a.m.: accident, East Main Street, a caller reports that a female party fell out of her vehicle which then ran over her leg and struck another vehicle, the responding ambulance reports that one person was transported to Baystate Noble Hospital;
2:34 p.m.: accident, Union Street, a patrol officer reports a three motor vehicle accident, the officer reports that one tow truck was requested to remove one vehicle from the scene, the officer did not report any injuries on the scene;
4:56 p.m.: animal complaint, St. Paul Street, a caller reports that a loose pit bull tried to attack his dog, the responding officer reports that he was able to get the dog into his cruiser and bring it back to its owner, who claimed that the upstairs neighbors had somehow let his dog out;
5:35 p.m.: warrant service, Clark Street, a police detective reports that they will be conducting a warrant service, a detective reports that Shakye Gaskins, 27, of 11 Clark St., Westfield was placed under arrest of distribution of a Class D drug, two counts of possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card, possession of a large capacity firearm, possession of a firearm without a firearms identification card, possession of a Class C drug with intent to distribution, possession of a large capacity feeding device, and possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute;
5:58 p.m.: well being check, Franklin Street, a caller reports that her significant other is under the influence and is being verbally aggressive with her on the phone, the responding officer reports that Andrew Heise, 25, of 126 Western Street, Worcester was placed under arrest for an active warrant;
10:45 p.m.: disturbance, South Maple Street, a caller at a South Maple Street gas station reports that a male party got out of his vehicle and began assaulting another customer, the responding officer reports that an ambulance was requested to evaluate the assaulted party, the responding ambulance reports that one person refused medical attention.
11:46 a.m.: officer wanted, Sheep Pasture Road, an ebay gift card scam was reported with a $600 loss;
8:08 p.m.: officer wanted, College Highway, an anonymous caller reports an unlicensed operator will be picking up his girlfriend from work at a pizza restaurant and has an unregistered vehicle and is a known drug dealer, at 8:14 p.m. another caller reports a vehicle fitting the description of the truck passed him driving erratically and sideswiped him, smashing his side mirror.