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Police logs, Aug. 16 to 21, 2017


Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Greenfield, Aug. 16

2:15 p.m. — Report of parked vehicle broken into on Montague City Road, sometime during the night. A cup full of coins is missing.

9:47 p.m. — Andreas Hinterleitner of Greenfield, 27, arrested on Main Street and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, having no inspection sticker, improper operation, and child endangerment by driving while under the influence of drugs.

Montague, Aug. 16

3:15 p.m. — A caller reported that around 11 a.m. on Aug. 15, a male was standing at the intersection of Avenue A and Third Street, holding a sign with a swastika on it. The caller said this person was trying to recruit people for the white supremacy rally to take place in Boston. He was reported to be yelling, “If you agree with white supremacy, honk your horn.” A woman was standing at the same intersection with a sign on this day, but the caller could not tell what the sign said.

Greenfield, Aug. 17

8:31 a.m. — Montague Police got a call reporting suspicious package, a 12-by-2-inch metal box sitting in the middle of General Pierce Bridge. Greenfield and Montague police, Greenfield and Turners Falls fire departments responded. Box turned out to be new electrical box for lights. No issues.

10:59 a.m. — Leader Home Center reports getting several bad checks over the weekend.

12:14 p.m. — Report of unlocked vehicle broken into during the night. Nothing missing but coins.

4:05 p.m. — Police arrested Jeffery L. Taylor, 22, of Union Street on charges of possession of a Class A drug, driving with a suspended license and a number plate violation. Taylor was stopped by police at Stop and Shop gas station on Bernardston Road.

7:56 p.m. — Police arrested Tyler Rubeck, 27, of G Street on a default warrant.

Greenfield, Aug. 18

11:24 a.m. — A caller at Athens Pizza, 25 Main St., reported her wallet may have been stolen from her unlocked car while she was working at the pizza shop Thursday night from 4 to 10 p.m. She stated the wallet is made of floral fabric and contained $80 in cash, a Greenfield Savings Bank card, a health insurance card and pay stubs.

5:18 p.m. — A caller at Stop & Stop, 89 French King Highway, reported losing her black leather purse that had been in one of the carts outside. She said the purse contained a black wallet, a pinkish-red cellular flip phone and a rosary.

8:21 p.m. — A traffic stop near Athens Pizza, located at 25 Main St., involving a 2011 Nissan Rogue, resulted in the arrest of Edward Eugene Owens-Thomas, 32, of Springfield. Owens-Thomas had a warrant for his arrest and is also being charged with possession of a Class E drug.

10:10 p.m. — MedCare administered four doses of Narcan to an overdose patient on Federal Street before transporting him to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

Greenfield, Aug. 19

12:14 a.m. — A traffic stop near the intersection of Main Street and Bank Row involving a gray 2007 Honda Civic resulted in the arrest of Gregory Dame, 44, of Holyoke. Dame was charged with his third offense for driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding and negligent operation of a vehicle.

5:09 a.m. — An accident without injuries occurred near 60 Riddell St. involving a black 2003 Nissan Pathfinder and a black 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. One driver swerved to miss an animal in the road and hit a parked vehicle with no one inside.

9:52 a.m. — A Huffy mountain bicycle was found in the woods behind Adams Direct Mail Services, located at 99 Elm St.

10:06 a.m. — A Bernardston Road caller reported a truck pulled down cable lines from Emerson Farm to Stoneleigh-Burnham School, though there were no road hazards.

12:48 p.m. — An accident without injuries occurred between a brown 2007 Toyota Camry and a black 2012 Chevrolet Malibu near the intersection of Allen and Conway streets.

Greenfield, Aug. 20

3:17 a.m. — One man was arrested and a female was issued a summons following a call by the male from Elm Terrace telling police that his girlfriend was breaking up with him, hitting him with her cane and trashing his place. Police arrested Randall E. Parrott, 50, of Elm Terrace on a warrant. The woman was issued a summons on assault and battery of a family or household member. 

4:48 a.m. — At the Greenfield Town Common, police were given several needles that were found.

6:39 p.m. — An employee at Victory House on Conway Street said she was punched in the face. She was brought to the hospital. Police assisted with “unruly youth.”

Montague, Aug. 21

10:27 a.m. — A bear came out of the woods near Old Greenfield Road and South Ferry Road, in front of a woman walking her dogs, and proceeded to cross the road and into the woods. The dogs barked at the bear, but without apparently disturbing the bear.