WESTFIELD–The city’s police department reported that three people were arrested on Saturday on several drug charges, as part of an ongoing investigation by the Westfield Police Detective Bureau.
According to Westfield Police Capt. Michael McCabe, Kayla R. Bolio, 24, Matthew T. Danish, 31, and Derek W. Webb, 25, all of Westfield, were arrested following police stopping the vehicle “based on an ongoing narcotics investigation,” which first occurred around 6:45 p.m. on April 8, according to police logs. According to police, the vehicle had allegedly fled the scene of the initial stop, and in the process had allegedly struck another police vehicle arriving to the scene.
Police also reported that the vehicle that was allegedly used by the three was previously reported stolen.
According to McCabe, the police vehicle that was struck was an unmarked police vehicle with its lights activated. Police reported that the vehicle that Bolio, Danish and Webb were allegedly in had reportedly left the scene, traveling on Meadow Street. There was another vehicle stopped in the roadway according to police, and the vehicle that allegedly left the scene drove around that vehicle, and in the process struck the right side of the unmarked police vehicle that was in the opposite travel lane.
Police arrested the three and charged each with the following: Bolio was charged with possession of class B drug, possession to distribute class A drug, use of motor vehicle without authority, distribute class A drug, distribute class B drug, obstruction of justice, possession of additional class B drug, conspiracy to violate drug law Chicopee, conspiracy to violate drug law Westfield, possession to distribute class B drug; for Danish, possession of class B drug, fail to stop for police, marked lanes violation, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, conspiracy to violate drug law Chicopee, conspiracy to violate drug law Westfield and possession of class A drug; for Webb, use of motor vehicle without authority, possession to distribute class A drug, distribute class A drug, distribute class B drug, conspiracy to violate drug law, possession to distribute class B drug. Webb also had two warrants for his arrest.