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Police Logs, Sept. 26 to 30, 2017


Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Greenfield, Sept. 26

4:26 p.m. — Pierce Brothers Coffee Roasters, on Hope Street, reported receiving a call from someone who claimed to be from Eversource, saying the business owed $1,500 for its electric bill. Earlier in the day, at 4:08 p.m., Le Petit Cafe on Main Street also reported a similar issue, saying that someone who had claimed to be from Eversource said that if they don’t pay the bill in the next 45 minutes the electricity would be shut off. They had already paid the bill and told police this was a scam.

7:36 p.m. — A resident of a Davis Street home reported that jewelry and medications went missing from her bedroom in a house she shares with several other roommates. She believes someone came through the window.

9:09 p.m. — Police arrested Daniel J. Walsh, 31, of Devens Street on a warrant. Police found Walsh when they arrived to Kimball Drive, after a person reported either loud arguing or a party was going on there. Police said friends were just hanging out.

11:46 p.m. — Police arrested Bryan T. Cook, 23, of North Adams on a warrant. Police were provided information to go to the parking lot at Big Y on Mohawk Trail to find Cook.

Greenfield, Sept. 27

3:57 p.m. — Report of tractor-trailer truck stuck under railroad overpass, Montague City Road. Police assisted by PanAm, Massachusetts State Police Truck Team and Byrne Towing.

4:20 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. — Le Petit Cafe and Hattepon’s Thai Kitchen respectively report a phone scam; say they will block the phone number and notify Eversource of the scam.

6:08 p.m. — Whitney Hill Antiques reports a female customer found hiding in shop as it was about to close up. Woman told police she had lost her wallet in the store a day before and was looking for it.

6:19 p.m. — Barton Road caller said she heard voices in woods behind house saying, “Help me.” Officer walked through woods, found children playing. All denied yelling “help” or anything to that effect.

6:30 p.m. — Fire reported inside Hair N Company Salon, French King Highway. Fire was extinguished.

Orange, Sept. 27

3 p.m. — Orange Police investigated suspicious package sent to the Board of Health on East Main Street. As a precaution, Police Chief Craig Lundgren requested assistance from the State Police Bomb Squad to determine package contents. Incident turned out to be a hoax and remains under investigation.

Greenfield, Sept. 28

6:59 a.m. — Hit and run reported to parked car at Petty Plain and Deerfield Street, sometime between 3 to 5:15 a.m.

9:20 a.m. – Report of a forgery/fraud incident on Conway Street.

10:09 a.m. — Report of breaking and entering a vehicle parked at the Greenfield Swimming Area. Caller said car was entered Wednesday morning; purse, medication and $75 was missing.

3:38 p.m. — Security staff at Baystate Franklin Medical Center reported being threatened by a patient, who had checked himself into the emergency department for substance-abuse issues.

Greenfield, Sept. 29

3:26 a.m. — A large cement block from a wall was thrown through the front window of a first-floor apartment on Conway Street. The incident is under investigation.

1:19 p.m. — An accident without injuries occurred between a red 2009 Toyota Corolla and a red 2000 Mercedes Mystique near the intersection of Leyden Road and Nashs Mill Road. Both vehicles sustained major damage, leaving a significant amount of glass in the roadway. Dispatch requested the Department of Public Works assist with cleanup. One driver was cited for failure to use care in starting.

1:58 p.m. — An accident without injuries occurred near the intersection of Silver and Conway streets between a gray 2007 Toyota Yaris and a blue 2010 Hyundai Sonata. Both vehicles sustained major damage and the Toyota was towed. One driver was cited for failure to use care in starting.

7:17 p.m. — An overdose was reported on Devens Street. Engine 2 responded.

Greenfield, Sept. 30

1:12 a.m. — A traffic stop near the Rodeway Inn, located at 125 Mohawk Trail resulted in the arrest of Brian M. Holt, 47, of Springfield on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol (second offense), driving with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 or greater (second offense), failure to wear a seat belt and failure to obey a traffic sign.

7:21 a.m. — A traffic stop near the intersection of Franklin and Park streets resulted in the arrest of William A. Woods, 54, of Greenfield on charges of driving with an expired inspection sticker, driving with a suspended license (subsequent offense), and on two warrants.