Police Log Sunday, July 12, 2020

Major crime and incident report
Sunday, July 12, 2020


12:13 a.m.: parking complaint, Orange Street at Kellogg Street, a patrol officer reports a vehicle was seen to be parked completely blocking the sidewalk, a citation was issued;
12:35 a.m.: well being check, a patrol officer reports a person was seen sleeping in a parked vehicle, the officer reports the man said the he was taking nap during a break at his job, the officer noted that the vehicle’s registration had been revoked for lack of insurance and the man said that he would get a ride home when his shift ended and leave the car in the parking lot until he contact his insurance company;
1:15 a.m.: suspicious person, Southwick Road, a patrol officer reports he saw a male party running through back yards and stopped him due to recent breaks in the area, the officer reports the person was found to be 14-years-old and his father was notified, father and son were advised of the possible repercussions of the boy’s actions;
1:35 a.m.: suspicious persons, Southwick Road, a patrol officer reports he encountered two male parties sitting at a Southwick Read strip mall with luggage, the officer reports the two men said that they were waiting to go to the airport to return to Puerto Rico because they had been laid off at their seasonal tobacco field jobs and thus were no longer eligible for farm housing, the men were provided courtesy transports to a motel
5:49 a.m.: motor vehicle violation, Elm Street, a patrol officer reports a/ traffic stop revealed that a vehicle’s registration was expired, a citation was issued and the vehicle was towed to the police impound yard;
9:51 a.m.: assist resident, Woodland Avenue, a caller requests an officer to stand by as she collects property, the responding officer reports the woman gathered her belongings without incident;
12:01 p.m.: assist resident, Mechanic Street, a woman came to the station to request that an officer stand by as she collects property from a residence she is barred from by a protective order, the responding officer reports the woman gathered her belongings without incident;
2:10 p.m.: fire, General Shepard Apartments, Thomas Street, an activated medical pendant indicates a kitchen fire, the responding firefighters report heavy smoke was ventilated and one person was transported to Baystate Noble Hospital;
8:18 p.m.: fireworks, Gold Street, multiple callers reports a resident is discharging large fireworks, the responding officer reports no fireworks were seen or heard.



11:58 a.m.: traffic concern, Matthews Road, a resident reports she was chasing a young boy on a bike who appeared to be lost and would not stop, the child was heading north on the bike trail, the responding officer found the child, who met up with his father who was also on the trail;

2:20 p.m.: fire, Jeffrey circle, a resident reports a neighbor burning items in a barrel;

6:20 p.m.: fire, College Highway, a caller reports possible smoke coming from the roof of a building, Southwick Fire Department reports a homeowner grilling and no issues;

6:41 p.m.: gathering violation, Point Grove Road, a caller reports there is no social distancing at a restaurant, police report no violation;

9:51 p.m.: animal complaint, Harvest Lane, a resident was bitten by his dog;

10:27 p.m.: recreational vehicle violation, Feeding Hills Road, a caller reports dirtbikes on the street, police were unable to locate the vehicles.

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