Police investigate reports of drone flying near homes in Westfield


The Westfield Police Department is investigating reports of a drone seen flying near homes on Morris Street. 

Western Mass News confirmed the ongoing investigation with police Saturday morning. 

Lieutenant Pitoniak says it started around June 25th in the Morris St. area.  The last one that was reported to them was on July 5th.

No description of the drone was immediately available. However, neighbors told police they had seen it around their homes.  

“When the officer was out with the reporting party, a couple of neighbors came up as well and said they had seen it; the drone around their house too.  3 or 4 people approached the officer…,” explained Lt. Pitoniak.

One of the residents allegedly told police they saw the drone flying near their daughter’s bedroom window.

At this time authorities have not identified a suspect, but the investigation continues.

Lt. Pitoniak

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