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Sep 22

Some Recent Arrests

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 1:43 PM by Jeffrey Rudinski


On September 16 at 5:33 p.m. Officers Justin Wall and Christian Letendre were dispatched to Big Y for a reported shoplifter. Loss Prevention observed the suspect conceal over $130.00 of merchandise in a cloth bag and leave the store without attempting to pay.  Travis Wilder 32, from Springfield was arrested for the shoplift.

On September 16 at 9:37 p.m. Detective Michael Cygan and Officer Thomas Motyka responded to the 1000 block of Stony Hill Road for a single car crash. The vehicle allegedly went through a stop sign and crashed in the woods. Lisa Scungio 18, of Wilbraham will be charged with the stop sign violation and Driving to Endanger. None of the three occupants in the vehicle suffered any major injuries.

On September 17 at 3:00 a.m. Officer Brent Noyes checked the registration status of a vehicle in front of him.  The registered owner showed a revoked license status due to a previous OUI incident.  Charles Banks II 56, of Palmer was placed under arrest.

On September 18 at 10:20 a.m. Detective Cygan received information from Palmer District Court that Shakari Mahfood 19, of Wilbraham had two arrest warrants. The warrants were from previous, keeper of a disorderly house charges.  Mr. Mahfood was placed under arrest at his residence by Detective Cygan without incident.

On September 20 at 12:31 a.m. Officer David Diogo observed the vehicle in front of him operating without a rear plate light.  The vehicle was stopped on Boston Road. While checking the identification of the passenger who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, Officer Diogo found that Juan Martori 23, of Springfield had a warrant for his arrest and he was taken into custody without incident.

On September 20 at 1:38 a.m. Officer Sean Casella observed a vehicle in front of him straddling the lane.  Upon closer look he observed the vehicle to not have the appropriate registration sticker. The operator was stopped and showed signs of impairment. Ryan Gauthier 27, of Palmer was arrested for OUI Liquor and Negligent Operation.