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Feb 05

Some Recent Arrests

Posted on February 5, 2015 at 11:33 AM by Jeffrey Rudinski


On January 22 at 7:30 p.m. a woman came to the station and reported credit card fraud and a larceny. Her Home Depot credit card was stolen and used three different times to purchase $50.00 gift cards.  Detective Michael Cygan followed up on the case, retrieving video coverage of the woman responsible at the Wilbraham Home Depot self service checkout. Emily Deblok 23, of East Longmeadow will be charged with several Larceny, Forgery and Uttering counts.



On January 31 at 12:28 a.m. Officer Sean Casella ran a record check on a passing motor vehicle and the result showed an active arrest warrant for the registered owner. Laura Lacrosse 41, of East Longmeadow was arrested for the Larceny warrant without incident.


On January 31 at 3:09 a.m. Officer Sean Casella observed a vehicle on Three Rivers Road failing to stay within its marked lane. Subsequent roadside investigation led to Officer Casella having probable cause that the operator was driving under the influence of alcohol. Nelli Ivasko 23 of Wilbraham was placed under arrest for the OUI Liquor as well as the Negligent Operation.  She was issued a civil violation for the marked lanes violation.



On January 31 at 11:50 a.m. Officer Thomas Korzec responded to Big Y for a reported shoplift that had previously occurred. Video presented by Loss Prevention showed that Bryan Kneeland 31, of East Hampton, Connecticut was responsible for stealing over $60 worth of Red Bull. An arrest warrant was applied for.



On February 1 at 8:30 p.m. Officer David Diogo ran a record check on a license plate on a vehicle at Boston and Stony Hill Rd. The plate came back with an expired status.  Officer Diogo attempted to stop the vehicle on Boston Road just prior to the Springfield line.  The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle, a black Toyota Avalon fled into Springfield before the pursuit terminated on Worcester St. Donald Mendenhall 18, of Indian Orchard was arrested for Failing to Stop for Police, Operating on a Suspended License, Driving to Endanger, Attaching Plates and Operating without Insurance.