Police log Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021

Major crime and incident report

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021


12:08 a.m.: motor vehicle violations, Franklin Street, a patrol officer reports that he and a State Police Trooper have a vehicle pulled over, the officer reports that Kristen Palwan, 19, of 145 Cardinal St., Springfield for speeding, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, person under the age of 21 being in possession of alcohol, marked lanes violation;

10:01 a.m.: hit and run accident, North Road, multiple callers report that a sedan rear ended another vehicle before taking off in the direction of Southampton, dispatch reports that Southampton police were notified, dispatch reports that Easthampton police stopped a possible suspect vehicle with damage consistent with the reported accident, the responding officer reports that the vehicle that was pulled over was confirmed to be the suspect vehicle, the officer reports that Vasiliy Legkodukh, 26, of 104 Otis St., Westfield was arrested for reckless operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of personal injury;

3:20 p.m.: burglary, 126 Union Street, a caller reports that he returned home after being away for two days to find that someone had broken into his apartment and stolen items while trashing the place, the responding officer filed an incident report.


2:43 p.m.: paper exchange, Coes Hill Road, police issued a License to Carry denial;

11:43 p.m.: suspicious vehicle, College Highway, a vehicle was running in a parking lot and the driver slumped over, an officer reports the motorist was taking a break and there were no issues.

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