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Longmeadow Police Logs: May 6-12, 2019

Monday, May 6

2:35 a.m.: Police conducted a motor vehicle stop near Longmeadow Street and York Drive. McKenzie Marie Copeland, 22, of 134 Ely Road, Longmeadow, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence (liquor), a marked lanes violation, and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

8:18 a.m.: A three-car motor vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Bliss Road and Woolworth Street.

12:44 p.m.: An officer spoke with a person at Tabor Crossing reporting fraudulent activity on their accounts.

2:26 p.m.: Police received a report from Frank Smith Road stating a 15-year-old male sent an email threatening suicide to an ex-girlfriend’s parents. Police found a parent was with the subject and all was deemed to be in order.

3:21 p.m.: A resident reported a suspicious male approached her daughter at the playground on Maple Road. The man was reported to be white with blond and grey hair, wearing tan shorts and no shoes with a golden retriever on a leash. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the man. Police followed up with the reporting party and determined no crime occurred.

5:29 p.m.: Police responded to Anthony Road to assist Massachusetts State Police with a jumper. Massachusetts State Police took custody of the party involved.

6:46 p.m.: A motor vehicle crash occurred on Longmeadow Street.

Tuesday, May 7

7:51 a.m.: A motor vehicle crash involving a car and a deer occurred at the intersection of Converse and Dickinson streets. Officers found no obvious injuries.

8:21 a.m.: A motor vehicle crash occurred on Converse Street.

8:38 a.m.: Police investigated a report of a larceny of funds.

9:07 a.m.: Police investigated a report of a possible breaking and entering attempt on Wolf Swamp Road.

11:37 a.m.: Police received a report of suspicious activity in the woods by the fields on Wolf Swamp Road. An officer advised the reporting party that a homeless man had set up camp in Connecticut.

11:57 a.m.: A motor vehicle crash occurred on Dwight Road.

Wednesday, May 8

7:30 a.m.: A caller reported an unattended backpack at the front door of a house on Converse Street. Police found the backpack was left by a parent for a child who was walking to school.

3:24 p.m.: Police received a report that a red bicycle was stolen 10 to 15 minutes earlier on Bliss Road. The suspect was described as dark-skinned with a white T-shirt, long black pants, a pink sweatshirt and a bookbag. Springfield and East Longmeadow police were notified.

3:40 p.m.: A resident on Longmeadow Street reported their son’s bicycle was stolen sometime during the school day.

7:16 p.m.: Police received a tip after a resident saw news reports regarding fraudulent money. The information was forwarded to the Detective Bureau.

Thursday, May 9

3:21 p.m.: Police received a report from Ellington Road that two men with yellow vests and hardhats pulling a wagon were in and out of a neighbor’s backyard for a half hour. An officer reported the parties were from Osmose checking telephone poles for termites.

7:00 p.m.: A party on Maple Road requested to speak to an officer, reporting their husband took the children and doesn’t know where he took them.

9:12 p.m.: Police investigated a report of a larceny on Blueberry Hill Road involving money being taken by a male earlier in the afternoon.

Friday, May 10

4:13 a.m.: Officers conducted a search on Merriweather Drive and surrounding streets after receiving a report of a suspicious white male, approximately 18 years old, wearing a red and black coat with a green cap, knocking on the door. The reporting party stated the male appeared confused. Police were unable to locate anyone.

1:57 p.m.: A resident on Lawnwood Avenue reported a thin Hispanic male in dark clothes and a black and white baseball hat was knocking on doors in the area. An officer spoke with the party and discovered he was an unregistered solicitor.

2:56 p.m.: Police investigated a report of stolen items from a property on West Road.

3:23 p.m.: Police received a report from a party on Bliss Road that a student stated “something is going to happen after school” at that location. No other information on what might be happening was known. Officers checking the area found the child at the Longmeadow Shops who explained he was referencing a 1-on-1 basketball game.

Saturday, May 11

10:37 a.m.: A motor vehicle crash occurred near Frank Smith Road and Wolf Swamp Road. One party involved requested an ambulance and both cars were towed.

6:09 p.m.: Police received a report from the Enfield, CT, Police Department that a larceny occurred at Smoke Zone in Enfield and the suspect was traveling northbound on Route 5 into Longmeadow. Longmeadow officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

8:35 p.m.: Police received a call from an elderly female on Tanglewood Drive who reported her phone had music playing and she could not make calls. An officer responded, but the problem was fixed prior to arrival.

Sunday, May 12

1:06 a.m.: A caller reported someone ringing their doorbell on Tecumseh Drive, but no one was at the door. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.

1:54 a.m.: A caller reported someone ringing their doorbell on Tanglewood Drive, but no one was at the door. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.

1:24 p.m.: An officer responded to reports of a verbal argument on Longmeadow Street. The reporting party was unsure if it originated in Longmeadow or Enfield, CT. The officer spoke to one party involved; the other party left prior to the officer’s arrival.

1:52 p.m.: Enfield Police received a call back from a party involved in the previous incident on Longmeadow Street stating three men are at the location attempting to assault him. The parties were separated without incident.

3:06 p.m.: Police received a report from a party on Oakwood Drive stating a neighbor told them a person was at their home while they were away claiming they had rented the property on Airbnb. The homeowner was not renting the house. An officer found a vehicle on scene upon arrival and walked around the home with a neighbor. The officer reported the vehicle was an Uber and it appeared to be a scam through Airbnb.