Major crime and incident report
Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019
1:19 a.m.: disturbance, Elm Street, a patrol officer reports he was flagged down by a woman who said her car had just been stolen, the officer reports that there had been a disturbance a short time earlier between numerous Westfield State University students and an alumni and the woman had left her car running when she stopped and attempted to intervene in a fight, while she was distracted another person drove her car away but it was subsequently recovered on Arnold Street and the owner declined to pursue criminal charges against the person known to her who had taken it without authority, in other activity at the same venue a woman who was assaulted by a drunken friend declined to pursue charges and a male party who was beset by three unidentified men was transported to Baystate Noble Hospital where three stitches were used to repair a cut lip;
12:02 p.m.: assist resident, Belmont Avenue, an officer detailed to stand by while the subject of a restraining order collects property reports that the transfer was effected without incident;
6:44 p.m.: animal complaint, Sackett Street, a caller reports taking custody of two stray dogs, the responding officer reports a white dog and a multi-colored dog were transported to the station, an animal control officer was notified;
7:48 p.m.: trespassing, Grandmothers Garden, Smith Avenue, a caller reports youths with skateboards and bicycles are in the garden, the responding officer reports he found no youths in the garden but did find a stuffed polar bear floating the pond with four construction barrels.