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Police Logs, Oct. 17 to Nov. 3, 2017


Thursday, November 09, 2017
Greenfield, Oct. 17

7:45 p.m. — Jeremiah N. McLenithan Sr., 38, of Leyden was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 or greater, marked lanes violation and impeded operation of a motor vehicle. He was stopped by police around the intersection of Allen and Wells street.

Greenfield, Oct. 19

4:20 p.m. — Police picked up a hypodermic needle found on Wells Street.

Montague, Oct. 19

6:53 a.m. — A person near Chestnut Hill Loop reported hearing gunshots in the area, which police identified as from pheasant hunting season.

Greenfield, Oct. 22

11:59 a.m. — A driveway side window in the basement was kicked in at a residence on Washington Street. Blankets, cigarette butts and food were found in an upstairs room.

Greenfield, Oct. 23

4:10 p.m. — Mark C. Horta, 55, of Homestead Avenue was arrested and charged with operating after license or the right to operate was revoked and for possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was stopped on Deerfield Street.

10:24 p.m. — Police arrested Timothy J. Deblase, 37, of Congress Street on charges of operating under the influence of liquor with a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08 or greater, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation. He was stopped around the intersection of Silver and High streets.

Montague, Oct. 23

6:45 a.m. — Caller reports hitting a deer off Millers Falls Road and Coolidge Avenue. Deer left but vehicle damaged.

12:34 p.m. — Federal Street caller reports neighbor’s chickens are in her yard again. Ongoing issue. Animal control officer called.

Greenfield, Oct. 24

8:30 a.m. — McCarthy Funeral Home, on Bank Row, is requesting additional police patrols of the property, particularly in the late evening and overnight, because of an increase lately in “vandalism, littering, and general vagrancy.” People are accessing the porch and leaving trash behind, asking out cigarettes on the building and are defecating in the area.

1:29 p.m. — Police found several hypodermic needles, empty baggies, bedding and several burnt cigarettes inside a Wells Street building, after responding to a report of trespassing. The owner of the property requested additional police checks and will be changing the locks.

Montague, Oct. 24

4:51 p.m. — Report of woman wandering in and out of Third Street apartment building, entering others’ apartments. Police transported woman to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

Montague, Oct. 25

1:18 a.m. — Ian Lang, 21, of Fourth Street in Turners Falls was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace. Police were called into an Avenue A apartment after Lang was reported to having set off the smoke alarms in the building and then spraying a fire extinguisher.

11:48 a.m. — Hatchery Road, man seeks medical assistance after disturbance in vehicle caused him to slam on his brakes, resulting in his 41-year-old son hitting his head on windshield. Ambulance called.

6:45 p.m. — Caller reports a slashed tire on his girlfriend’s parked car at Elks Avenue. Says this is the third slashed tire in three days. Report taken.

7:45 p.m. — Two-car accident on Millers Falls Road, caller reports one party is complaining of leg pain. Ambulance and Fire Department sent. Patient refused treatment.

Greenfield, Oct. 26

10:22 a.m. — Caller reports a truck ran their vehicle off the road on Maple Street and gives license plate. The driver of that truck reports man inside a silver pickup truck with New Hampshire plates yelled at him and pointed a handgun out the window at him. Police locate pickup and search vehicle. No gun found; checked all areas of the truck.

Greenfield, Oct. 26

2:23 p.m. — Police arrested Oscar M. Ramirez, 29, of Greenfield on a warrant. He was stopped on Maple Street.

8:30 p.m. — Police arrested Jeanne F. Charles, 55, of Leeds on charges of operating under the influence of liquor with a Blood Alcohol Content level of 0.08 or greater, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violations. Police stopped Charles on the highway, near the Wisdom Way overpass.

Greenfield, Oct. 27

6:31 p.m. — A bicyclist was hit by a Jeep Liberty near the intersection of Federal and Pond streets. The person was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

6:52 p.m. — Police arrested Charles J. Cummings, 41, of the streets of Greenfield, on a warrant, locating him at the intersection of Federal and Pond streets.

7:28 p.m. — A reported group of 15 to 20 people, mostly underage, around Heather Court had a verbal argument in a parking lot, some carrying bats. Police assisted and helped to take one person involved to Princeton Terrace.

Greenfield, Oct. 29

11:21 p.m. — A vehicle struck a utility pole near 230 Chapman St. There were no injuries, but a large crack was reported in the pole.

Greenfield, Oct. 30

2:03 a.m. — A black Honda Civic hit a deer near Aster Court, leaving significant damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle.

4:56 a.m. — A tree came down, blocking the roadway on Scout Road. The Greenfield Fire Department removed the tree and the Department of Public Works was called in to finish the cleanup.

7 a.m. — A large tree came down blocking access to several residences on Barton Heights, near Upper Barton Road. The Department of Public Works was advised.

Greenfield, Oct. 31

3:54 p.m. — A resident at Fort Square found a “pipe bomb” on a gaming chair on her front porch. The Fire Department took it and the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad confirmed it was a male shift auto tech device.

7:13 p.m. — A person parked and went into 99 Restaurant on Colrain Road and about 45 minutes later came out to see his window smashed and several power tools taken.

8:53 p.m. — Vipulkumar R. Patel, 42, of Blackstone, Va., was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of drugs and liquor, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, failure to use care when starting, stopping, backing or turning a vehicle and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Patel’s arrest followed a two-vehicle crash under the bridge at Bank Row, sending one to the hospital.

Greenfield, Nov. 1

7:41 a.m. — A bicyclist was hit by a blue Ford Focus on Federal Street, between Dunkin’ Donuts and Adams Donuts. The person on the bike had minor injuries.

Greenfield, Nov. 2

8:18 a.m. — Police arrested Zana Andiasha D. Carter, 23, of Heather Court on a warrant.

Greenfield, Nov. 3

12:42 a.m. — Police arrested two and sent one of them to the hospital following a fight at Taylor’s Tavern on Main Street. Barbara E. Drew-Rivera, 47, of Phillips Street was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault and battery. Katherine Kennedy, 29, of Davis Street was arrested on a warrant. Kennedy was taken to the hospital after being pepper sprayed.

8:56 a.m. — An officer investigated a shoplifting incident at New Inkwell News on Federal Street.

Greenfield, Nov. 4

8:35 a.m. — A runner was bitten by a leashed dog as she ran by it near Greenfield Savings Bank on Main Street. The woman sustained a minor left leg injury.