Police Log Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

Major crime and incident report
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

2:00 a.m.: assist other police department, Westfield Police Department, 15 Washington St., Westfield State University Police request the use of a cell for a prisoner, the responding officer reports the prisoner was held without incident;
9:39 a.m.: school investigation, Westfield Middle School 30 W. Silver St., a school resource officer reports he became aware of a fight between two pupils, the incident was referred to school authorities;
10:54 a.m.: assist citizen, Monroe Street, a caller requests an officer to stand by as a person collects his belongings from the caller’s home, the responding officer reports the transfer was without incident;
11:55 a.m.: larceny, Mechanic Street, a resident came to the station to report the theft of electronic equipment, the responding officer reports the complainant said that after a program at the Old Burying Ground he left equipment in place overnight and found ground lights and a fog machine missing when he packed up the gear the next day, the officer noted that the gate to the cemetery had been locked;
1:55 p.m.: counterfeiting, Broad Street, a caller from a Broad Street bank reports two counterfeit $100 bills were found in a restaurant’s deposit, the case was referred to the detective bureau;
6:01 p.m.: motor vehicle violation, North Elm Street, a patrol officer reports that he stopped a vehicle which was missing a front tire, the officer reports that he advised the operator it was unsafe to continue operating the vehicle and he pulled into an automotive repair facility where he arranged to have the problem rectified, the officer provided the operator a courtesy transport to an Arnold Street address;
6:25 p.m.: animal complaint, Taylor Avenue, caller report an injured rabbit is dying on her lawn, the responding officer reports that an animal control officer was consulted and advised that since the animal is ambulatory it should be released to fend for itself, the officer reports the rabbit was released and moved into a wooded area;
8:02 p.m.: well being check, Russell Road, a caller reports a couple wearing dark clothing walking on Russell Road are stumbling and may be intoxicated, the responding officer reports a routine check revealed the man to be the subject of an active warrant, Christopher C. Wallace, 34, of 425 N. Main St., Leeds, was arrested on the warrant and also charged with possession of a counterfeit note when a counterfeit $100 bill was found during the booking process, the officer noted that the woman was behaving oddly and appeared to be attempting to hide or discard something, Olivia M. Johnston, 26, of 12 Princeton Ave., Easthampton was found to be in possession of cocaine and was arrested for possession of a Class B drug;
8:40 p.m.: weather complaint, North Road at Russellville Road, a caller reports a hanging tree limb appears to be in danger of falling and is a hazard to motorists, the DPW was notified and the officer reports the tree was moved out of the roadway.

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