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Police Log Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

WESTFIELD
Major crime and incident report
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

12:28 a.m.: incapacitated person, Free Street at Main Street, patrol officers report find a male party on the ground, the man was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself but friends were found who agreed to take care of him;
1:30 a.m.: trespassing, Mechanic Street, officers report a male party was seen kicking a wooden gate and, after breaking the gate, running into a yard where he broke fence boards to exit and fled into the Old Burying Ground where he was taken into custody, Cole M. Walsh, 21, of 4 Bailey Road, Wilmington, was arrested for vandalizing property and for trespass;
5:33 a.m.: accident, Court Street at Holcomb Street, a caller reports a car crashed into a tree, dual response dispatched the responding officer reports the operator was transported to Baystate Medical Center;
10:06 a.m.: larceny, Colonial Pine Acres, 50 Southampton Road, a caller reports his bicycle was stolen, the responding officer reports the victim said that he had left his locked bike behind his apartment the night before and it was gone in the morning;
10:38 a.m.: fraud, a person came to the station to report he had received a fraudulent check, the responding officer reports the complainant said that he had offered merchandise for sale on-line and had received a check in payment which he deposited before he shipped his merchandise, the man said that the check was found to be fraudulent and his account was debited, the complaint was referred to the detective bureau;
11:09 a.m.: a woman came to the station to report that a registration place was lost or stolen from her vehicle, the responding officer reports the complainant said that the plate had been on the vehicle the night before but was gone in the morning;
11:14 a.m.: larceny, Springfield Road, a caller from a Springfield Road department store requests assistance identifying two shoplifters detained in the store, the responding officer reports the two suspects were cooperative and the store employee elected to issue them a verbal warning;
2:05 p.m.: larceny, Springfield Road, a caller from a Springfield Road department store reports an attempted shoplifter led the store, the responding officer reports he was told that the identified suspect had attempted a scam but fled in an identified vehicle when she was approached by employees, store officials will mail the woman a “No trespassing’ order, see story in the Nov. 1 edition of The Westfield News;
2:56 p.m.: school violence, Railroad Avenue at Union Avenue, a patrol officer reports he observed a school bus pull over and could see an altercation inside the bus, one student exited the bus and fled, the bus driver said that she stopped because a physical altercation had erupted, boys on the bus said that the altercation had been verbal, the boy who fled was found and said that he had been teased, the school resource officer was advised of the incident and the identified participants;
3:34 p.m.: assist other agency, Noble Hospital Emergency Department, Court Street, a caller from the hospital reports a highly intoxicated patient eloped, a responding officer reports the man was found on West Silver Steel and returned to the hospital where he was treated before he was placed in protective custody;
4:33 p.m.: vandalism, Quail Hollow Drive, a caller reports vandalism to a residence, the responding officer reports a window was found to have a small hole consistent with a BB impact, an incident report was filed;
5:59 p.m.: fraud, East Bartlett Street, a resident came to the station to complain of a utility bill for more than $15,000 he received for service at a Springfield address where he said he had never lived, the complaint was referred to the detective bureau;
7:18 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, Moseley Avenue, a patrol officer reports he observed a parked vehicle his is familiar with and noticed when a person known to have a suspended licensed began to operate it, the vehicle was stopped and the operator was found to be intoxicated, Peter E. Noga, 26, of 37 Buschmann Ave., Westfield, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and negligent operation of a motor vehicle;
7:26 p.m.: officer wanted, Municipal Playground, Hubbard Street, a caller reports youths at the basketball court are “causing a ruckus”, the responding officer reports he found a group of youths had gathered under a tree and one had an alcoholic beverage in his hand, that man was found to be an adult and all the others acknowledged that there were younger than 21 years-of-age, all initially denied drinking alcohol, the officer reports further investigation identified two juveniles who were in possession of alcohol, three city ordinance violation citations were issued, the adult was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself and was placed in protective custody;
8:12 p.m.: fraud, Heritage Trailer Park, 868 Southampton Road, a caller reports he had ordered and paid for food to be delivered but neighbors diverted he delivery, the complainant said that the restaurant had replaced the food he had paid for but he would like an officer to address the issue with the neighbor who signed for the delivery, the responding officer reports the delivery person went to the wrong address and the resident there assumed that another person at her home had ordered the food so she accepted the pizza and tipped the driver before she leaving her home, the officer reports the pizza was still on the kitchen table when he followed up on the complaint;
11:03 p.m.: noise complaint, Knollwood Drive, a caller reports an excessively loud party, the responding officer reports about 50 persons were dispersed from the party;
11:34 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Washington Street, a supervisory office reports he observed a male party urinating in public, a city ordinance violation was issued;
11:50 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Washington Street, a patrol office reports he observed a female party urinating in a parking lot, a city ordinance violation was issued, the officer reports the owner of a nearby restaurant subsequently approached him to thank him for addressing the issue.

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