Major crime and incident report
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021
5:11 p.m.: larceny, Court Street, a male party reports that a former employee stole client information and equipment;
5:24 p.m.: animal complaint, Whitaker Road, a caller reports that she captured a dog that was running loose in the neighborhood with a collar but no tags, dispatch reports that the dog was brought to the Westfield Police Headquarters;
5:26 p.m.: weather complaint, Lockhouse Road, a caller reports that a tree fell across the roadway because of the storm, the responding officer reports that the tree was pushed off to the side to open up one lane of traffic, dispatch reports similar weather-related calls on East Mountain Road, North Elm Street, North Road, Woodsong Road, Sunnyside Road, Holland Avenue, and Yankee Circle.
1:25 a.m.: fire alarm, Ed Holcomb Road, a caller reports that their fire alarm activated, the responding firefighters report that it was likely a faulty detector.