Police Log Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020

Major crime and incident report
Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020


1:12 a.m.: motor vehicle violation, Elm Street at Orange Street, a patrol officer reports a traffic stop for speeding and expired plates revealed the operator’s license to be suspended, a civil citation was issued, the vehicle was towed to the police impound yard;
3:13 a.m.: motor vehicle violation, Rider Road, a patrol officer reports a speeding vehicle did not immediately stop when he attempted to pull it over and when it did a male party immediately exited and claimed not to have been operating the car, the man’s license was found to be suspended, Daniel Sergey Adzhigirey, 27, of 109 Silver St., Agawam, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and for speeding at a rate exceeding the posted limit, the owner of the car came to the scene to take custody of it;
4:32 a.m.: recovered motor vehicle, Springfield, a Springfield officer called to report the recovery of a vehicle recently stolen form a Ridgecrest Drive address;
8:43 a.m.: accident, Holland Avenue, a caller reports her husband was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle, dual response dispatched, the cyclist was transported to Baystate Medical Center;
11:33 a.m.: motor vehicle violation, Washington Street, a patrol officer reports a traffic stop for a motorist who failed to stop for a pedestrian in a cross walk, a verbal warning was issued, the officer subsequently reported a second such incident on Washington Street and another on High Street;
12:59 p.m: recreational vehicle complaint, Sgt. T.M. Dion Way, a patrol officer reports he encounter a truck loaded with recreational vehicles, the officer reports he advised the operator that he was trespassing and the man was apologetic and cooperative, the operator was asked to advise like minded friends and acquaintances that the area is closed to recreational vehicles, the officer also reports that he observed existing damage to a warning post on the pipeline which was reported to a Tennessee Gas Pipeline representative;
2:43 p.m.: burning complaint, Kristen Lane, a caller complains that a resident is burning and creating unwelcome odor and smoke, the responding firefighters report the resident was advised of the complaint and extinguished his small fire;
3:01 p.m.: officer wanted, Montgomery Road, a caller reports more than 50 guests at an apparent wedding are not wearing masks, the responding officer reports fewer that 50 persons were at the wedding and some who were not eating were seen to be unmasked, the officer reports the host was cooperative, said that he had secured prior approval for the event from city officials and agreed to remind his guests to wear masks when not eating or drinking;
3:49 p.m.: found property, Smith Avenue, a resident came to the station to surrender money found on Smith Avenue, the responding officer reports the money was stored for safe keeping;
5:53 p.m.: fireworks, Powdermill Village, 126 Union St., a caller reports youths have been detonating fireworks in the apartment complex for the past hour, the responding officer reports no youths with fireworks were found;
7:52 p.m.: city ordinance violation, Dartmouth Street, a caller reports youths have jumped a fence to play basketball on a court posted as closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the responding officer reports the youths were advised they were trespassing and left the area;
8:11 p.m.: burning complaint, Washington Street, multiple callers report a large bonfire, the responding deputy fire chief reports the homeowner extinguished the unauthorized fire;
9:07 p.m.: fireworks, Bowdoin Street, a caller reports a group of youths have been setting off fireworks in the area, the responding officer reports no youths with fireworks were found;
10:43 p.m.: disturbance, Ridgeview Terrace, a caller reports a large party with noise and fireworks, the responding officer report one person was provided a courtesy transport to a Pontoosic Road address and an incident report was filed.



6:33 a.m.: general service, Powder Mill Road, water was discovered coming from a pump at Whalley Park, the keyholder was notified;

8:20 a.m.: animal complaint, Coyote Glen Road, a resident reports her dog was attacked by a neighborhood dog that runs loose, the animal control officer contacted the involved parties;

10:26 a.m.: officer wanted, College Highway, an employee at an auto parts store contacted police about counterfeit bills found in his night deposit;

5:10 p.m.: scam, South Longyard Road, a caller reports receiving a call from someone claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearinghouse asking her to secure $210 on a gift card;

6:19 p.m.: watercraft violation, Middle Pond, an operator was warned about speeding in a wake zone;

7:25 p.m.: check area, Beach Road, three subjects were leaving Town Beach.

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