Police Log, May 29, 2014

Emergency Response and Crime Report
Thursday, May 29, 2014
9:28 a.m.: assist citizen, Lozier Avenue, a caller reports her elderly neighbor is locked out of her home, the responding firefighters report entry was made;
10:35 a.m.: disturbance, a caller reports a disturbance with her roommate, a second caller reports the first caller pushed her out of the house during an argument, the responding officer reports neither party wished to fully explain the situation or pursue criminal charges;
10:39 a.m.: motor vehicle violation, Southampton Road, a patrol officer reports he observed a vehicle operating without a valid inspection sticker and stopped the minivan, the operator’s license was found to have been suspended and the vehicle was towed to the police impound yard;
11:08 a.m.: larceny, West Silver Street, a caller reports a larceny from his garage, the responding officer reports the caller said that a number of power tools were stolen from his garage during a Memorial Day cookout at his home;
1:35 p.m.: fire, Shaker Road, a deputy fire chief reports he was advised of black smoke coming form a construction site, the responding fire captain reports construction debris and trash was found to be burning and workers said that they were trying to free up space in their rubbish bin, the workers were advised of the pertinent laws and regulations, the garden hose at the site was found to be inoperable and the workers used sand to extinguish the fire;
3:29 p.m.: vandalism, Joe Jachym Field, Greylock Street, a resident reports vandalism to the field, see story in the Saturday edition of The Westfield News;
5:49 p.m.: narcotics violation, Abner Gibbs School, West Silver Street, a community policing officer reports the school principal surrendered a marijuana pipe found at the school, the officer reports the pipe was accepted for destruction;
6:02 p.m.: suspicious activity, Paper Mill Road Playground, a caller reports teens are engaged in inappropriate activity near younger children, see story in the Saturday edition of The Westfield News;
6:07 p.m.: accident, East Mountain Road at Springfield Road, State Police report the load on a flatbed trailer has struck the railroad overpass, railroad officials were notified and the responding officer reports the vehicle was extricated.

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