Police log, Jan. 27, 2018


Major crime and incident report

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018

1:24 a.m.: Assault, Elm Street. Police received a report of a patron at an establishment, who “may have came with some type of pocket knife or sharp object on his persons” and that a bouncer that was reportedly searching the person had allegedly received a “minor cut to” their hand. Following this, the patron was allegedly “kicked out” of the bar and reported that they were allegedly assaulted by the bouncer. One person was reportedly transported to Baystate Noble Hospital via Westfield Fire ambulance and personnel. Police reported that charges were pending.

11:57 a.m.: Larceny, East Main Street. Police received a report from a business of clothing recycling bins that were allegedly stolen from the parking lot. The bins were reportedly 700 pounds each, according to police. It is under investigation.

3:34 p.m.: Vandalism motor vehicle, Elm Street. Police received a report of an arrow that had reportedly been shot in the air and then landed on and broke a windshield of a vehicle. It is under investigation.

9:31 p.m.: Traffic or motor vehicle complaint and arrest, Elm Street. Police received a report of a bottle that was reportedly thrown at a car from another vehicle. Police reported that the bottle was allegedly a nip bottle. According to police, this incident stemmed from an alleged “road rage” incident. Police arrested Kalpit S. Patel, 27, of Westfield, and charged him with operating under influence of liquor and negligent operation of motor vehicle.

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