Major crime and incident report
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
1:22 a.m.: suspicious, Lindbergh Boulevard, a patrol officer reports that a resident’s garage door is open and he saw an individual run across the street and into a neighbor’s backyard, the responding officer reports that the homeowner said that her garage was closed when she got home earlier but that her vehicle may have been unlocked and the person could have used the garage door button in her vehicle, the officer reports that nothing appeared to be missing from the garage and an area search turned up negative;
8:57 a.m.: animal complaint, Lozier Avenue, a caller reports that she has a stray orange and white cat in a carrier after it had been in her yard, the responding animal control officer reports that she retrieved the cat and brought him to the Westfield Regional Animal Shelter;
10:58 a.m.: notification, George Street, police detectives report that they will be attempting to serve a male resident with a letter from the Police Chief informing him that his license to carry and firearms would be seized, the responding officer reports that the male party initially refused to turn over the LTC and firearms and he subsequently locked all of his doors and windows, the officer reports that a state police negotiator was contacted who advised that police should back away from the residence to de-escalate the situation, the officer reports that the male party finally came to the window and tossed his LTC out for officers to take, the officers report that there is no known status on what weapons the male party still has in his possession, the detectives filed an incident report;
12:36 p.m.: motor vehicle breaking and entering, Union Street, a caller reports that multiple vehicles on his business’ property were broken into and the catalytic converters were stolen, the responding officer filed an incident report;
6:48 p.m. accident, Notre Dame Street, multiple callers report a multi vehicle accident with possible injuries, dispatch reports a dual response of police and fire trucks responded to the scene, the responding officer reports that two tow trucks were requested to remove the vehicles from the scene, the responding ambulance reports that all parties refused medical attention.