Police Log March 7-10
Greenfield, March 7
1:05 p.m. — Mediated a parking dispute on Deerfield Street.
1:25 p.m. — A Walnut Street caller reported possible debit card fraud.
2:05 p.m. — Responded to a report of a drunken person on Hope Street. The male said he drank a half-gallon of whiskey. He also said he fell two days prior and had a “gaping hole” in his head. The officer observed a dried-up head wound, and transported him to the hospital.
3:55 p.m. — A walk-in reported that her purse was stolen from the courthouse yesterday.
5:33 p.m. — An officer responded to Arch Street to speak with youths reportedly jumping out into the roadway.
5:50 p.m. — Responded to Main Street, where a caller reported that a man was standing in the hall with a bag full of money for 15 minutes. He was gone on arrival.
9:04 p.m. — Joshua Benson, 31, of Colrain will be summoned to court on charges of assault and battery and malicious damage to a motor vehicle, after police responded to Chapman Street, where an Antonio’s Pizza delivery driver reported that he was beaten up.
9:40 p.m. — Responded to Maple Street for a disturbance. The woman involved said she had been “freaking out” and the involved male was trying to calm her down when she slipped and fell.
Orange, March 7
8:21 a.m. — Report of an accident with a vehicle and a child in the parking lot of Fisher Hill School on Dexter Street; the guardian refused ambulance transport for the child; report taken.
8:30 a.m. — Officer assisting state parole officers with the arrest of a subject wanted for parole violations; he was located hiding in the attic of a School Street residence, and taken into custody by the parole officers without incident.
10:58 a.m. — Burglar alarm sounding off on Winter Street, where officers found an open front door; the home was searched but nothing found and it appeared the door was opened by the wind.; no key holder listed.
11:30 a.m. — Manager of Cumberland Farms store on East Main Street reports four bundles of wood stolen this morning; report taken.
1:30 p.m. — Homeowner from Memory Lane wants to file a report that his home was egged last night; report taken.
3:02 p.m. — Manager of a store on East Main Street reports a larceny, investigation started.
8:33 p.m. — Caller from East Main Street reports she has a shoplifter detained; arrested was Tyler James Pecor, 20, of East River Street, Orange, charged with shoplifting.
9:19 p.m. — Reporting person says she was walking her two dogs in the alley between two stores when she saw another man, who frequents the package store there, walking his dog; her two dogs overpowered her causing her to fall backwards; the male called her a bitch and told her he would kill her dogs; she didn’t want police response, just wanted the incident logged.
Orange, March 8
8:50 a.m. — Report of a past larceny on East Main Street, under investigation.
1:35 p.m. — Caller reports she had her phone worked on at a store and says the associate may have been trying to access her bank account; the reporting person is working with the bank and at this time there is no loss.
3:26 p.m. — Reporting person came into the station to report a car backed into her car on East River Street; the other car took off, and the reporting person didn’t get any information; there was no damage, and she just wanted this logged.
4:07 p.m. — Unwanted person reported on Hayden Street where the caller requested an officer for an unwanted female; on arrival an attempt was made to have a sober person take responsibility for her, but with negative results; she was subsequently placed into protective custody.
6:44 p.m. — Shelburne Control got a report of a group of people on bikes going in and out of traffic on West Main Street; officer responded and spoke with them and advised them to knock it off.
6:45 p.m. — Caller from Walnut Hill Road reports items stolen from his home, but no items listed in the log; under investigation.
Greenfield, March 8
12:16 a.m. — Sebret Sanchez, 21, of Greenfield, will be summoned to court on charges of driving with a suspended license and littering, after a traffic stop.
1:23 a.m. — Responded to Wells and Grove streets, where a caller reported that her dog was “barking like crazy” at something outside. Officers checked the area and did not find anyone, though they did detect the odor of a skunk.
11:19 a.m. — Responded to a minor accident on Main Street.
3:29 p.m. — Responded to Country Club Road for a report of threats made. The caller said a male in a pickup pulled up to his house and threatened to fight him because of an “almost accident” that occurred Wednesday.
5:33 p.m. — Report of a change purse stolen from locked Franklin Street apartment. Officer located property on the interior stairwell, all items accounted for.
7 p.m. — Girl placed under Section 12 involuntary mental health evaluation.
7:10 p.m. — Report of a highly intoxicated woman, possibly suicidal. Spoke with involved female, who spoke clearly and appropriately, said felt safe and declined assistance.
7:14 p.m. — Caller struck a cat on Laurel Street. Cat ran away.
Greenfield, March 9
10:57 a.m. — Officer was handed a license plate found in a snow bank near Antonio’s Pizza on Main Street.
11:10 a.m. — Caller from Homestead Avenue reports a rabid raccoon in the backyard; animal control officer notified.
11:57 a.m. — Caller from Miner Street reports a woodchuck in her basement; animal control officer was advised.
2:37 p.m. — Officer stopping a motor vehicle at Main and Solon streets for failure to stop for a pedestrian in the crosswalk; the operator was issued a warning citation for the same.
3:18 p.m. — Report of an accident involving two vehicles at the rotary; officer found it to be a minor accident; no injuries reported, and information exchanged.
5:55 p.m.— Despondent person reported on Pray Drive where the caller says her sister is out of control; officer located the female and then spoke with mom and the daughter, and it was determined as a medical issue; the daughter was put on medications three weeks ago by Crisis Services, and since then is having problem with anger issues; the 12-year-old was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center under a Section 12 mental health protection process.
7:14 p.m. — Traffic stop on Federal Street by Sandri Stop Smart led to arrest of Tyler David Julius, 19, of Leyden Road, Greenfield, on a warrant, and a summons was issued to him for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
7:52 p.m. — Two-vehicle accident reported in area of Olympia Sports on the Mohawk Trail; minor damage, officer assisted with exchange of information.
10:44 p.m. — Despondent person reported on Chapman Street and states he is highly intoxicated and would like to go to Crisis Services; the male went voluntarily to Baystate Franklin Medical Center to speak with Crisis Service as he was feeling suicidal.
Montague, March 9
12:33 p.m. — Walk-in wants to talk with an officer regarding harassing phone calls from a restricted number; officer made contact with the reporting person and advised her of options.
3:18 p.m. — Caller from area of Unity Park where the caller says about 10 minutes ago the reporting person saw a male in a vehicle that appeared to be watching the kids at the park a little too closely; the reporting person got closer to his vehicle to get the plate, and he took off at a high rate of speed.
7:12 p.m. — Walk-in requests an officer regarding her neighbor who has been causing a disturbance when riding his snowmobile; officer spoke with her about options and officer will follow up.
7:16 p.m. — Caller from Millers Falls says that about 10 minutes ago he saw a poster for a missing person, Rebecca Streeter; he then passed by the Millers Pub, and saw a female through the window and believes it was Streeter, but no clothing description; and only saw her from the neck up. Officer checking and found there were only two females inside the bar and only female that resembled the missing person was the bartender.
9:11 p.m. — Officer requested to check a Dell Street location for a Dodge Ram that the motorist reported to Control was swerving and then struck a stone wall on Route 2, and that something fell into the road, and the vehicle continued driving. Officer checked the residence and no vehicle there.
Orange, March 9
12 a.m. — An unknown female caller on her cell phone reports she was attacked by two females, but she wouldn’t give her location and refused to give her name, and then hung up; officer contacted a bartender on East River Street who said they removed her, as she was causing trouble at the bar; and the bartender stated she left and they had no further problems; her information identified her residence and officers checked there but got no response and the manager there said she has just come home prior to officers arrival, and stated she was going into her apartment and didn’t want to speak with police; he stated she appeared fine; attempts to then raise her at her apartment but she wouldn’t answer the door, the manager said he would call us if there were any problems later.
1:34 a.m. — Report of an accident involving a pedestrian on Mechanic Street who was hit by a blue Ford Taurus; both units responded and the subject was transported by Orange Ambulance to Athol Memorial Hospital.
3:20 p.m. — Report of an unwanted female in the store on East Main Street who was trespassed from the store last year; officer responded and arrested Jennifer Lee Welavert, 45, of Riverbend Street, Athol, charged with trespassing.
9:39 p.m. — Control reports a check of the welfare of a person at Daniel Shays Highway, location due to texts and Facebook messages where he claims he wants to die; officer responded and the man was depressed over family, school, life issues, and did admit he texted that he wanted to die; he was advised of Crisis Services at the Athol Memorial Hospital and he said he did wish to talk with them. Orange Fire Department, Ambulance requested for transport.
Greenfield, March 10
2:45 a.m. — Caller from Baystate Franklin Medical Center requesting assistance with an intoxicated male; staff requested a protective custody evaluation; the subject didn’t meet the requirements for protective custody, but officers were able to calm him down, and advised the staff to contact us again if he becomes violent.
9:49 a.m. — Request that police check on the welfare of a person on Davis Street; the subject was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for evaluation.
Orange, March 10
12:05 a.m. — Officer on patrol found a vehicle parked and running in the lot of a business on West River Street, found to be the operator was taking a nap.
12:35 a.m. — Officer on patrol heard an audible alarm coming from a business on South Main Street and indicated a boiler room problem; maintenance was contacted and responded to fix the problem.