Police Log Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

Major crime and incident report
Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

1:27 a.m.: incapacitated person, Washington Street, a caller reports an intoxicated male party attempted to break into her home, the responding officer reports the intoxicated man mistook the caller’s home for that of a friend of his, the officer reports he was able to contact the man’s roommates who agreed to care for him;
10:20 a.m.: assault, Orange Street, a person came to the station to report that he had been assaulted the night before by a person known only by a nickname, the responding officer reports the complainant was advised that a report would be filed which he can reference if he chooses to pursue a criminal complaint at Westfield District Court;
12:26 a.m.: school investigation, Westfield Technical Academy, 33 Smith Ave., a Westfield High School school resource officer reports he advised WTA administrators that he received information suggesting that a WTA student was selling drugs, school officials found that the boy was not in possession of contraband and contacted his father who asked that police be present when he searched the car his son uses, no contraband was found;
12:23 p.m.: animal complaint, East Mountain Road, multiple callers report three horses are loose in the roadway, the responding officer reports the horses were corralled by their owners and returned to their stables;
1:20 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Elm Street, a patrol officer reports a traffic stop, the operator’s license was found to have a been suspended, a citation was issued, the vehicle was towed and subsequently released to the owner;
4:19 p.m.: breaking and entering, Heritage Trailer Park, 868 Southampton Road, a a patrol officer reports that a resident told him that she returned from a brief trip to find that someone had entered her home while she was away, the woman told the officer that narcotics packaging was found and the furnishings had been disturbed, the woman identified a suspect, an incident report was filed to document the incident;
8:27 p.m.: weather complaint, City View Boulevard, a caller reports fallen tree branches are in the roadway, the responding officer reports he was able to move the branches and the travel lane is mostly clear, the DPW dispatcher was notified;
9:56 p.m.: fraud, Elm Street, a caller from an Elm Street liquor store reports a customer presented a fake ID, the responding officer reports the customer was identified and he spoke with him, the officer reports the man was advised of the possible consequence for using bogus identification documents to purchase alcohol and was apologetic;
10:18 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Springfield Road, a patrol officer reports a traffic stop for speeding and the operator’s license was found to be expired, a citation was issued and the vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

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