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Longmeadow Police Logs: April 29-May 5, 2019

Monday, April 29

9:45 a.m.: Police received a report from a resident on Severn Street stating their vehicle was broken into overnight.

11:25 a.m.: A report of a possible breaking and entering at Glenbrook Middle School was investigated. Officers found a window was broken a short time ago and a janitor would fix it.

4:59 p.m.: Police investigated a report of suspicious males with shovels and metal detectors at the intersection of Farmington Avenue and Laurel Street. The parties were located and all was in order.

Tuesday, April 30

1:41 a.m.: A caller reported possible suspicious subjects in a driveway on Windsor Place. An officer investigated and reported no one in the area and nothing out of order.

4:22 p.m.: Police investigated a report of a suspicious note left on a car on Longmeadow Street.

6:52 p.m.: Police were dispatched to Longmeadow Street for a report of a missing 4-year-old. The mother was advised to look in place she wouldn’t normally look for her daughter and found her sleeping in another area while officers were responding.

7:10 p.m.: A caller reported a man on Lorenz Street was taking pictures of him.

7:14 p.m.: A caller reported he received a suspicious text from the former tenant of his landlord.

7:36 p.m.: Police investigated a larceny on Blueberry Hill Road. The complainant reported parts of a doll house were missing.

Wednesday, May 1

1:06 p.m.: Police received a report of a motor vehicle crash on Bliss Ct. involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The party was awake and alert with labored breathing and was transported to Baystate Medical Center.

4:47 p.m.: Police received a report of a baby locked in a vehicle with his foot caught. The caller called back to say the baby was out of the vehicle and OK.

10:36 p.m.: An officer investigated a report from a party on Converse Street stating a car alarm kept going off and the lights were flashing into her apartment. The vehicle owner came out and the officer found one of the doors was ajar, possibly causing the alarm to activate. The door was secured.

Thursday, May 2

1:51 a.m.: A caller reported a light colored two-door vehicle stopping at multiple homes. Officers reported newspapers were being delivered in the area.

2:07 a.m.: A caller reported a dark colored van driving around Barbara Lane. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle, but the description matched a local newspaper delivery.

9:11 a.m.: Police investigated a report of three vehicles, two with New York plates, parked on Homestead Boulevard for an hour. The parties were dressing in contractor attire, but the reporting party found it suspicious that they were outside and did not appear to be doing any work. An officer found all parties were from Columbia Gas checking gas mains and were properly badged.

2:15 p.m.: A party reported a company named “Osmosis” was checking telephone poles for termites on Benedict Terrace and was concerned that they were in the backyard while her daughter was home alone. An officer later saw “Osmose” work vans at a different location and reported they have been working for Con Edison and have New York commercial plates.

4:07 p.m.: A Homestead Avenue resident reported coming home to find an older male and younger female in her backyard measuring the property and they reported they were doing this street by street. The caller said it may be Columbia Gas employees and an officer observed markings in the road that might be related but was unable to locate anyone in the area.

Friday, May 3

2:29 p.m.: Police responded to a report of a minor motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Grassy Gutter Road and Williams Street.

8:53 p.m.: A caller reported someone banging on the door of their Edgewood Avenue home and running away and later throwing something at the door and running to the back parking lot of CVS. The caller reported an adult male following them. Police escorted two teens were escorted home.

9:29 p.m.: A caller reported someone banging on the door on Longmeadow Street, but didn’t see anyone when answered. An officer was unable to locate anyone.

10:21 p.m.: A caller reported teens running up and down Colton Place banging on doors. Officers were unable to locate anyone.

11:31 p.m.: Police investigated a report that a male exited a vehicle parked on Lexington Road wearing a backpack and carrying a flashlight while going around a neighbor’s residence. Officers found a man looking for a relative’s house.

Saturday, May 4

2:13 p.m.: An Academy Drive resident reported a woman in a red Hyundai Elantra with Massachusetts plates was taking pictures of her house and her neighbors’ house and drove off when they attempted to make contact with her. Police were unable to locate the party in the surrounding area.

2:45 p.m.: Police received a report of a motorist driving erratically on Williams Street. And officer performed an investigatory stop of the vehicle, but did not observe any erratic operation. The driver stated she was attempting to avoid potholes.

5:51 p.m.: Police responded to a call from a Sheffield Avenue resident unable to find their daughter in the house. Officers located the daughter in the basement.

9:12 p.m.: A caller on Hopkins Place reported hearing banging coming from behind the school and also reported seeing a flashlight. Police found school employees putting away items.

Sunday, May 5

6:32 a.m.: An Uber driver reported a suspicious white substance in the back of his vehicle after dropping off a party on Williams Street. The Fire Department responded and investigated at an officer’s request.

12:16 p.m.: Police received a report that a woman would not leave a house on Parkside Street after being asked to. The party eventually left and all was in order.