Major crime and incident report
Friday, Sept. 18, 2020
2:06 a.m.: animal complaint, East Mountain Road, a caller reports that there are five loose horses behind her house, the responding officer reports that the horses were successfully returned to their owner’s stables;
6:06 a.m.: motor vehicle complaint, Root Road, a caller reports that a passenger vehicle has been driving by her house every day for two weeks speeding, playing loud music, and blaring their horn in the early hours of the morning, the caller reports that she followed the car to its destination but the driver refused to exit the vehicle while she was there, the responding officer reports that he spoke with the male operator and informed him of the complaints against him, the officer reports that the driver agreed to seek a different route in the mornings;
8:16 a.m.: motor vehicle incident, Hillside Road, a caller reports that he observed an accident involving a city dump truck, the responding officer reports that a tow truck was requested and he would complete a crash report;
9:55 a.m.: disturbance, Main Street, a caller from a Main Street gas station reports that a male party was digging through the trash and making a mess of the area, the caller reports that when she asked him to leave the property he became irate and began making a scene, the responding officer reports that he made contact with the male party and advised him that if he should return to the gas station he would be arrested for trespassing, the officer reports that the man left the area;
7:34 p.m.: shoplifting, East Main Street, a caller reports that he observed a few individuals shoplift from an East Main Street home improvement store, the caller reports that he followed the individuals into Holyoke, the responding officer reports that Holyoke police were notified, Holyoke police reports that their officers pulled over the suspect vehicle, the responding officer reports that he went to Holyoke to retrieve the items stolen from the store;
10:46 p.m.: disturbance, Shepard Street, a caller at a Shepard Street softball field reports that a male player slapped a female spectator, the responding officer reports that the majority of people on the scene were no cooperative and there were many open alcohol containers observed and many parties appeared to be inebriated, the officer reports that a player and a spectator had an altercation when another male spectator stepped in and was subsequently slapped by the player, the officer reports that there have been multiple such incidents at softball games at this location and that a female party approached them on the scene and said she was surprised police did not come sooner, the officer reports that peace was restored an all parties were removed from the park.