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Longmeadow Police Logs, June 17-23, 2019

Monday, June 17

2:07 p.m.: Police assisted the Fire Department with a party stuck in an elevator on Dwight Road. Power was out in the building and when it was restored the party was able to exit without issue.

2:41 p.m.: Police investigated a report of money missing from a backpack on Grassy Gutter Road.

3:12 p.m.: A motor vehicle accident occurred on Wolf Swamp Road.

4:02 p.m.: Police investigated a report of possible fraud on Concord Road.

5:02 p.m.: A caller on Williams Street reported giving money to a painter who did not show up to perform the work.

9:34 p.m.: Police investigated a report of fraud on Concord Road.

Tuesday, June 18

12:52 a.m.: A caller reported a loud party in the area of Laurel Street. An officer spoke with the homeowner and discovered there was no party and two children were playing in the pool.

11:55 a.m.: Police investigated a report of stolen medication on Kenmore Drive.

12:00 p.m.: A caller requested a well-being check for a coworker on Hazardville Road, stating their front door appeared kicked in and the tires were slashed on their car. Police were previously at the home and the vehicle’s window was smashed already, but officers reported the door did not appear kicked in and no tires were slashed. No one was present at the home.

12:17 p.m.: Police received a report from a party stating their vehicle was egged on Hilltop Road the week prior.

2:56 p.m.: An motor vehicle crash occurred near Longmeadow Street and Fernleaf Avenue.

3:01 p.m.: Police investigated a report of harassment on Cambridge Circle.

4:32 p.m.: Police received a report of a stolen bicycle on Longmeadow Street. The bike was a black Cannondale 10-speed.

7:55 p.m.: Police received a report of a stolen bicycle on Blueberry Hill Road.

Wednesday, June 19

7:05 a.m.: Police investigated a report of a female sleeping in a vehicle on Maple Road. Police found the woman was fine and waiting to hear from her husband.

10:06 a.m.: A party reported a male on Williams Street was making suicidal statements while locked in a room. Responding officers state the person in no way wanted to harm himself and his roommate took him to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT.

11:02 a.m.: Police received a report of a snapping turtle stuck in a window sill on Laurel Street. An officer was unable to remove the turtle and the reporting party was given the number for wildlife removal.

11:13 a.m.: Police received a BOLO from the Springfield Police Department for a green SUV, possibly an Acura MDX with a partial plate number of 2W5. The party possibly had a firearm as shell casings were found at the scene where the vehicle was last seen. The original BOLO was later canceled for that vehicle and was updated for a Nissan Maxima with a male operator who was seen putting a gun in his waistband.

1:27 p.m.: A hit and run accident was reported at Tabor Crossing. A responding officer reported both vehicles were still on the scene and a citation was issued.

2:47 p.m.: An officer found a large snapping turtle in the road near Forest Glen Road and Laurel Street. The officer and a bystander moved the turtle to the side of the road.

8:31 p.m.: Police investigated a report of fraud on Lynnwood Drive.

Thursday, June 20

8:05 p.m.: Police received a report of a heavyset 60-year-old white male who was shirtless and shoeless walking down Bliss Road. Officers checked the surrounding area and spoke with people working in the area, but were unable to locate the man.

2:12 p.m.: Police received a report for a 13-year-old girl who was home alone when the fire alarm in the home went off, the power in the home shut off and she heard someone in the house. The girl stated she was calling from outside the home. Officers found no one in the home and that power was out in the area.

6:09 p.m.: Police received a call from a 13-year-old who reported being alone and scared because someone was banging at the front door. An officer reported no one in the area and the child’s parents were on their way home.

7:58 p.m.: Police received a BOLO for a gray Honda Civic containing a possibly suicidal male.

8:46 p.m.: An officer checked on the occupants of a car tucked away from the road on West Road and reported finding parties “talking.” The car’s occupants said they would leave the area.

10:12 p.m.: A caller reported girls were inside a dumpster on Bliss Road eating doughnuts. The parents of the girls were notified and the mother of one drive the others to their homes.

Friday, June 21

12:52 a.m.: A caller reported a suspicious vehicle, described as a white sedan or crossover vehicle, in the area of Brooks Road and Cheshire Drive, adding they noticed a damaged mailbox on Brooks Road that might be related. An officer was unable to locate the vehicle and identified the mailbox. The officer followed up later that morning and found no new damage to the mailbox and determined no report needed to be filed.

9:20 a.m.: Police investigated multiple reports of fraud on Caravelle Drive.

9:22 a.m.: Police investigated a report that a party exposed himself to a female the day prior on Shaker Road.

10:59 a.m.: Police investigated a report of an unmarked black van with New Jersey plates occupied by two men in yellow vests seen walking around a yard on Briarcliff Road. The parties were contractors for Columbia Gas who were advised to register with the town. A Columbia Gas supervisor informed police the vehicle would be working around town for four to six weeks.

11:04 a.m.: A party on Converse Street reported to police they gave money to someone for the purchase of a vehicle, then opted not to buy the vehicle, but the other party never gave the money back.

11:39 a.m.: A caller on Bliss Road reported a customer’s husband made a threat toward her and the company she works for.

4:37 p.m.: A caller on Dunn Road reported children throwing rocks broke windows in two vehicles next door.

8:47 p.m.: Police investigated a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Bliss Road. The owner stated items were taken out of the vehicle while they were inside paying for gas.

Saturday, June 22

12:46 a.m.: Police investigated a report from Dunn Road of a large group of people gathers on the island and possibly shooting fireworks. Police conducted a courtesy transport of two males to the police station.

2:29 p.m.: A caller reported an audible alarm in the area of Iverness Lane and Canterbury Lane. Police were unable to locate an alarm in the area.

2:30 p.m.: A caller reported smelling marijuana in a boys bathroom on Grassy Gutter Road during a non-school event. An officer checked the area with the calling party, but no odor was detected.

6:13 p.m.: A caller on South Avenue reported two black males and a white female, all of whom appeared to be teenagers, in the neighbor’s backyard. The caller said the parties claimed they just moved into the area and were also seen in other backyards and were last seen walking north on Route 5. Officers located and spoke to the teens on Herbert Street, informing them they couldn’t go into other people’s backyards to play basketball.

7:21 p.m.: A caller reported people were pulled over on Forest Glen Road to move a snapping turtle out of the road. The turtle was moved off the road without incident.

Sunday, June 23

10:01 a.m.: A caller reported a large snapping turtle was in the road on Forest Glen Road causing a safety hazard. A party removed the turtle from the road prior to police arrival.

7:08 p.m.: A caller reported loud music from a house on Williams Street is loud and constant on the weekends. An officer advised the homeowner to turn down the music. The officer reported after he left, the music volume was elevated again and he returned to speak with the homeowner once more.