Major crime and incident report
Friday, March 30, 2018
4:19 p.m.: animal complaint, Westfield Animal Shelter, an animal control officer reports a woman brought a domestic shorthaired “dilute tortie” cat to the shelter which she said had been loose in the George Street area;
7:55 p.m.: recreational vehicle complaint Rail Trail, Shaker Road, a patrol officer reports he observed ATVs operating on the rail trail but his attempts to intercept them were unsuccessful;
8:36 p.m.: accident, Russell Road at Highland View Street, a caller reports a pedestrian accident, the caller described the vehicle which she said struck the pedestrian and left the scene, the victim was reported to be conscious and breathing but seemed to be intoxicated, dual response dispatched, the victim was transported to Baystate Medical Center;
10:07 p.m.: fire, North West Road, a caller reports a fire with flames 5-8 feet high, the caller reportedly could not tell if the fire was attended, the responding firefighters report a resident had a large bonfire which he extinguished after he was advised of the pertinent regulations.