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Police Logs, May 26-30, 2018


Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Greenfield, May 26

8:13 a.m. — The Salvation Army Thrift Store on Hope Street was reportedly broken into, with forced entry through the front door and the office. Nothing of value was reported as taken.

4:04 p.m. — Three lockers were broken into and items were taken at the YMCA on Main Street.

4:15 p.m. — Items from a shed and a garage were reported stolen from a Lunt Drive property.

9:44 p.m. — A woman reported her husband was assaulted at the Camp Kee-Wanee grounds, the site of where the Wormtown festival was going on. He was taken to the hospital.

Greenfield, May 27

1:01 a.m. — A male was assaulted by six to seven people near Taylor’s Tavern on Main Street. He was found on the ground after getting kicked by the group. He was taken to the hospital. The male reportedly told police, while at the hospital, he was not interested in pressing charges, even if his injuries were more serious than initially thought. The fight may have began inside the bar.

2:33 p.m. — A welfare check near CVS on Federal Street required MedCare’s assistance to take a male, who was reportedly “trippy from festival” and was “ready to stop tripping.”

8:19 p.m. — A male reportedly assaulted another male in the parking lot of Taco Bell on Route 2, near the rotary. The male’s windshield of his vehicle was smashed in.

9:29 p.m. — A suspicious male, who acts “creepy” toward a group of friends, staring at them by Poet’s Seat Tower, was reported. Police advised the caller to stay away from the area or to call the police the next time it happens.

Greenfield, May 28

1:11 a.m. — A woman reported her boyfriend was assaulted by at least three males outside of Taylor’s Tavern on Main Street. Deerfield Police was advised because a vehicle with the suspects reportedly drove toward the town. The male assaulted went to the hospital for evaluation of his injuries.

Montague, May 28

7:04 a.m. — A K Street caller reported the back window of his vehicle was smashed out.

12:28 p.m. — Michael Simmons, 27, of Massachusetts was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, following a report of a male arguing with a woman and her apparent boyfriend around Fourth Street.

Greenfield, May 29

10:04 a.m. — James Bethea, 60, of Hope Street was arrested on a warrant following a report of a city ordinance violation on Main Street.

6:20 p.m. — A family was moved along from swimming in the area of the Eunice Williams Covered Bridge on grounds of trespassing. The caller reporting expressed concern over the people ruining the natural land.

7:28 p.m. — A report of a road-rage incident where a person in one of the vehicle’s waved a machete at him.

9:49 p.m. — A cashier at Calls Corner Store on Conway Street — who reportedly felt threatened by the husband of an employee after the male was flexing and hitting the countertop, enticing him to come outside and fight him — struck a male with a baseball bat. The male was attended by MedCare for an injury to his arm. The cashier will be issued a summons to court for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Greenfield, May 30

1:05 a.m. — A report of a suspicious vehicle near the Greenfield Skating Rink, by the high school. Police found friends hanging out, eating pizza and flying drones.

4:29 a.m. — A welfare check of a person reportedly sleeping on the side of the courthouse, on Hope Street, found a male who decided to stay there because the charger for his ankle monitor was damaged and so he was waiting for court to open in order to not get in trouble.

5:07 a.m. — A report of a dead fox near a piece of cardboard in Highland Park led police to find instead a muskrat and an “alarming amount of live rabbits. All appears well.”

6:04 a.m. — The Textile Company on Power Square was reported broken into overnight. Police believe someone went through an unsecured side window but later smashed door glass to enter the main area of the building. Spare change from an open cash register was taken. There are no suspects.