Major crime and incident report
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
1:24 a.m.: assist motorist, Elm Street at Thomas Street, a patrol officer reports a disabled automobile occupied by a medical delivery driver, the officer reports he assisted the driver call for assistance and, because the disabled vehicle was unheated, transported the driver to the station to keep warm while he waited;
4:25 a.m.: animal complaint, Root Road, a caller report a deer ran into his vehicle while he was operating on Root Road, the caller said that he did not stop but is concerned the deer may have been injured, the responding officer reports that when he arrived on Root Road he observed a deer in the roadway which fled when he approached;
9:33 a.m.: missing property, a caller reports that sheds in the yard of a Springfield Road business were removed overnight, the responding office reports the business is closed and the sheds which had been offered on consignment were apparently removed by the vendor;
4:21 p.m.: arrest, pursuant to an ongoing investigation a detective reports that the subject of an active warrant issued in 2020 by Westfield District Court was located, Andrew Anthony Croteau, 36, of 473 College Highway, Southwick, was arrested on the warrant;
5:37 p.m.: vandalism, Court Street, a caller reports vandalism to her vehicle, the responding officer reports the victim stated that the rear window of her vehicle was found to be smashed when she returned it in a parking lot, nothing was reported to have been stolen;
11:15 p.m.: suspicious person, Aviator Way, a caller reports a person appears to be attempting to enter parked vehicles, seven responding officers investigated reports of a person trying the doors of vehicles at parking lots on Southwick Road and on Aviator Way but no suspect was located.