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Police Log Monday, June 22, 2020

Major crime and incident report
Monday, June 22, 2020

WESTFIELD

8:41 a.m.: identity fraud, Yeoman Avenue, a resident reports via the on-line reporting option that she received a letter informing her that unemployment benefits have been approved for her but reports she did not apply for such benefits, see story in the Tuesday, June 2 edition of The Westfield News;
8:43 a.m.: vandalism, Sackett Street, a resident reports via the on-line reporting option that his vehicle was dented and scratched overnight, the complainant wrote that it appeared as if his car was sideswiped while parked in his driveway;
10:16 a.m.: noise complaint, Southampton Road, a caller reports loud music coming from the Westfield Intermediate School, the responding officer reports a celebration for teachers and students at the school was not particularly loud upon arrival and almost over, the officer reports he attempted to advise the complainant of the situation but she did not respond to her door;
10:44 a.m.: traffic complaint, Broad Street, an officer reports that he monitored traffic on Broad Street in response to a citizen complaint speeding vehicles, the officer reports three vehicles were stopped and two citations were issued;
1:18 p.m.: animal complaint, West Silver Street, an animal control officer reports she responded to a report of a trapped raccoon and transported a baby raccoon with an injured leg to a veterinarian in Lee;
1:45 p.m.: code enforcement, West School Street, a patrol officer reports he removed an advertising poster which had been affixed to a utility pole and discarded it;
1:46 p.m.: assist other agency, Taylor Avenue, a social services worker requests an officer to assist as he serves a person with a ‘No trespassing’ order, services rendered;
2:35 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Whitney Playground, Sackett Street, a patrol officer reports he encountered youths swimming in the river who refused to identify themselves without a parent present, the youths were sent on their ways;
4:55 p.m.: animal complaint, Morris Avenue, a caller reports her son found a juvenile duck with a clam clamped to its leg, the responding animal control officer reports she facilitated the transfer of the duck to a Holyoke wildlife rehabilitator;
5:10 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Whitney Playground, Sackett Street, a patrol officer reports he observed about 20 persons swimming in the river, the officer reports he advised the swimmers of the pertinent city ordinances and they gathered up their trash before they left the riverbank;
6:32 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Edgewood Street, a caller reports neighbors have been operating sprinklers since 6 a.m. in violation of current water use restrictions, the responding officer reports there was no response at the door but the water valve was readily accessible and he turned off the water;
6:46 p.m.: traffic complaint, Broad Street, an officer reports that he monitored traffic on Broad Street in response to a citizen complaint speeding vehicles, the officer reports four written warnings were issued;
6:48 p.m.: accident, Lockhouse Road, a caller report a 17-18 year-old male party who was not wearing a helmet crashed his dirtbike into a residence, the caller said the youth is bleeding profusely from the head and his legs appear to be severely injured, dual response dispatched, the operator was transported to Baystate Medical Center, an environmental police officer responded as did the State Police accident reconstruction team, traffic was diverted in the area, the motorcycle was transported to the police impound yard;
7:33 p.m.: assist other police department, Baystate Noble Hospital, West Silver Street, a supervisory Southwick officer requests assistance serving an emergency restraining order, the responding officer reports the order was served in hand
7:43 p.m.: motor vehicle violations, St. Paul Street, a patrol officer report the operator of a motorcycle refused to stop on Mechanic Street and was pursued to Meadow Street and Hanover Street until it stopped near St. Paul Street,  Bailey Richard Bleau, 22, of 140 Meadow St., Westfield, was arrested for two charges of failure to stop or yield and single charges of failure to stop for police, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, operation of an unregistered motor vehicle, speeding at a rate greater than reasonable and proper and a motorcycle equipment violation, the motorcycle was transported to the police impound yard;
8:55 p.m.: animal complaint, Fern Drive, a caller reports three baby raccoons are trapped in a storm drain, the responding officer reports he found an adult raccoon who appeared to be well fed and annoyed by his presence, an animal control officer was notified;
10:46 p.m.: incapacitated person, South Maple Street, a caller from a South Maple Street gas station and convenience store reports an intoxicated male party has been in and out of the store repeatedly, the caller said that although the man is not creating an issue she is concerned that he may operate a vehicle in his condition, the responding officer reports the man was found sitting in his vehicle (which was not running) who agreed that he should not drive, the man contacted a relative who came to get him;
11:58 p.m.: restraining order service, Southampton Road, an officer detailed to attempt to serve a restraining order reports the order was served and read to the recipient.

 

SOUTHWICK

8:17 a.m.: suspicious person, Granville Road, a female hiker reports a male subject “behaving oddly” while hiking, police gave him a courtesy transport;

8:23 a.m.: animal complaint, Coes Hill Road, a caller reports a woman chasing a dog, which is chasing a bear, the situation was resolved upon arrival;

1:12 p.m.: general services, American Legion, items were turned in to the police;

1:29 p.m.: report taken, Depot Street, a resident requested assistance with a restraining order;

2:09 p.m.: officer wanted, Hunters Ridge, a resident reports his daughter received unemployment and a second claim was opened;

2:38 p.m.: investigation, Sawgrass Lane, a caller believes a stolen trailer was found on Sawgrass Lane, police report it is a different trailer;

6:41 p.m.: fire on Woodside Circle, an illegal burn of debris and brush was discovered.

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