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Police Log Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020

Major crime and incident report
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020

WESTFIELD

9:00 a.m.: identity fraud, Glenwood Drive, a resident reports via the on-line reporting option that she was advised that a claim for unemployment assistance was filed in her name, the responding detective reports the woman was advised of her reporting options;
10:24 a.m.: traffic complaint, Main Street at Taylor Avenue, the Community Service Unit supervisor reports he spoke with a bicyclist who was seen riding his bike in a pedestrian crosswalk, the cyclist was advised of the pertinent law and issued a verbal warning, the officer reports similar warnings were subsequently issued to cyclists at Franklin and Washington streets, Elm and Arnold streets, Main Street at Taylor Avenue and Main and White streets;
10:32 a.m.: traffic complaint, Main Street at Taylor Avenue, the Community Service Unit supervisor reports he spoke with two pedestrians who were seen to be jaywalking, the persons were advised of the pertinent law and each was issued a verbal warning, the officer reports a similar warning was subsequently issued to a jaywalker on Broad Street;
2:22 p.m.: larceny, Meadow Street, a caller reports her black mountain bike was stolen in the past few minutes from in front of her house, the responding officer reports an incident report was filed;
3:46 p.m.: incapacitated person, Meadow Street, a caller reports a known party who appears to be intoxicated is staggering on Meadow Street, the responding office reports the man was found to be unable to care for himself and was placed in protective custody;
4:19 p.m.: disturbance, Sackett Street, a caller reports that while her daughter was walking her dogs she encountered another dog walker and an altercation ensued in which her daughter’s dog was thrown, the responding officer reports an incident report was filed;
4:43 p.m.: abandonment, Cross Street, a detective reports he was advised that tenants abandoned an apartment and left a cat behind, the landlord was notified and said that a friend will take custody of the cat until an animal control officer can respond on Monday;
5:40 p.m.: larceny, East Main Street, a caller report that while showing merchandise to two potential customers they grabbed product from a display and fled with at least four Apple watches, the responding officer reports an incident report was filed;
6:31 p.m.: suspicious persons, Casimir Street, a caller reports about 10 teenaged youths at a city parking lot are not wearing masks or maintaining a safe social distance, the responding officer reports eight youths were advised not to hang out in the parking lot and none took responsibility for the empty alcoholic beverage cans on the ground;
7:30 p.m.: animal complaint, South Broad Street, a resident came to the station to surrender a baby hawk found the ground, a raptor rehabilitator was contacted and said that he would collect the bird in the morning;
11:40 p.m.: noise complaint, Cowles Court, a caller complains that the music from a neighbor’s party is disturbing his peace, the responding officer reports the host was advised of the complaint and agreed to stop the music.

 

SOUTHWICK

5:16 a.m.: animal complaint, Bugbee Road, several kittens were found on the side of the road;

9:50 a.m.: general services, Shaggbark Drive, a resident reports returning from Florida two weeks ago to find his stolen trailer was returned;

11:16 a.m.: officer wanted, North Loomis Street, a resident reports receiving unsolicited mail from out of the country which turned out to be harmless;

12:14 p.m.: animal complaint, College Highway, an officer reports two dogs left in a 110-degree vehicle, the officer waited for the owner to come out of a store and advised the person to leave the animals home or park in the shade;

1:26 p.m.: officer wanted, College Highway, a resident reports a fraudulent employment claim was made in her name;

1:58 p.m.: boat violation, North Pond, a 12-year-old without a life vest was required to return to shore for a vest;

2:55 p.m.: concerned citizen, College Highway, a caller reports a motorist driving dangerously and passing in a “no passing” zone, police notified Suffield Police and the operator was located at home in Suffield, Conn.;

3:42 p.m.: boat violation, South Pond, a citation was issued for speeding in the channel;

4:11 p.m.: boat violation, Middle Pond, a boater was advised about safe operation and given a copy of the state boating safety book;

5:08 p.m.: officer wanted, College Highway, a party reports an issue with a refund at a pharmacy;

6:25 p.m.: boat violation, Middle Pond, a citation was issued for an unregistered, overloaded vessel;

7:57 p.m.: watercraft violation, Middle Pond, a personal watercraft was observed operating after sunset, the operator turned on a sand bar at a high rate of speed after observing police, the operator stated he was looking for his parents.

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