Police Logs: March 11-12
Greenfield, March 11
9:27 a.m. — Shoplifting reported at Bootleggers, on the Mohawk Trail where an employees reports Nike sneakers, size 101/2, were taken and suspect is a white male, skinny blond/brown hair, has “Dillon” tattooed on his neck, and is wearing a navy jacket; officers located him in a 2001 Chevy Cavalier, and investigation led to arrest of Bradley Edward Trombley, 38, of Allen Street, Greenfield, charged with shoplifting, and operating with revoked license, subsequence offense.
11:18 a.m. — Caller from Conway Street reports finding a briefcase filled with CDs under a tree in his backyard; officer sent, services rendered.
12:15 p.m. — Report of a disturbance on West Street where the caller says he is arguing with his former roommate while attempting to get his property; officers sent, and discussed the situation.
1:23 p.m. — Despondent person reported on Harrison Avenue, and a Section 12 process was received for the subject there, and the involved person was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
3:39 p.m. — Caller from Homestead Avenue states there is a white pickup truck with a camper on the back that says “US Beef” on the side, with two males in it going door to door, trying to sell steaks; officer located them and advised the subjects to obtain proper permits thorough town hall, in order to continue solicitations.
4:33 p.m. — General disturbance at Armory Street apartments where the reporting person states the neighbors across the street are harassing her and her children and trying to pick a fight; officer confirmed the reporting person and her children are safe inside their apartment at this time; officer then spoke with all involved and they were advised of harassment prevention orders, but counseled them to first try to talk out the problem as adults; this situation appears to be fueled by an embellished comment by a 14-year-old daughter.
4:43 p.m. — Reporting person states that there are skateboarders riding on property on Olive Street; officer spoke with the youths and told them of prohibited skateboarding areas; they were moved along without incident.
5:29 p.m. — Report of a violation of town/city ordinances on Main Street where the officers found two males who were drinking in public, and then fled into nearby businesses; they had open containers of alcohol, and they were advised about it, and the alcohol was discarded.
5:58 p.m. — Accident reported at Federal and Osgood streets from where the reporting person states her vehicle was struck while she was parked in the area, and someone left a note with a contact name and number on her vehicle; officer located the second vehicle; report issued.
6:58 p.m. — Caller from Elm Street reports her children found a needle next to her wood pile; officer located the syringe, and placed it in a sharps container.
7:02 p.m. — Report of an intoxicated man in front of Walgreens on Federal Street; officer advises he located the male who fell down three times as the officer was pulling into the parking lot; officer attempted to contact the man’s wife to find him a ride, but the wife said she can’t give him a ride, and advised he can’t come home in this condition; she provided a name and number of a friend who might be willing to assist. The subject has high level of intoxication and can’t take care of himself, and no one was able to take custody, so the man was then placed into protective custody.
7:08 p.m. — Report of a minor accident at Federal and Main streets; operator of one vehicle was cited for failure to use care in stopping, and for defective equipment; report issued.
10:20 p.m. — Unwanted person reported at Clinical and Support Options on High Street where the female was released, but is refusing to leave; her mother is also there with her; officers responded, and they were able to get her to agree to leave on her own accord, and she left with her mother.
11:50 Caller from Barton and Country Club roads reports she struck a deer, the caller is not injured, but the deer appears to be still alive; officers sent, and the doe was found to be dead on arrival; no damage to the truck, and no need for an accident report.
11:55 p.m. — General disturbance reported on Maple Street where the caller is complaining about heavy bass vibrating her apartment from either apartment 2 or 3; officer spoke to the male involved and he was asked to turn down the TV, nothing further needed.
Greenfield, March 12
12:13 a.m. — Caller from Deerfield Street reports someone assaulted him, but denied the need for an ambulance; he sounded extremely intoxicated and could barely answer questions, but did say he was safe; he stated he didn’t know who assaulted him; officer found the male and he stated someone was in his locked room, when he was sleeping, and hit him in the head; the subject was determined to have mental health issues, and officer will make efforts to locate family to discuss these issues with them.
1:21 a.m. — Caller from Cumberland Farms on Federal Street reports a customer came in and threatened the reporting person, but nothing physical happened; officer spoke with both people and determined it to be a misunderstanding by both sides, nothing further needed.
1:31 a.m. — Caller from the Winslow building on Wells Street states that someone just punched him in the face, and he is bleeding from the nose, but he doesn’t know the person who punched him; call was transferred to BHA.
1:39 a.m. — Breaking and entering attempt reported at Wendy’s on Federal Street where the reporting person says someone just smashed the front door by punching it, but it was a vague description; white male wearing a white shirt, with a brown hoodie over it; he was located on Pleasant Street and agreed to go back to Wendy’s for a show up ID, and was identified as the person an employee saw breaking the door window; he will be summoned to court for malicious destruction of property.
9:16 a.m. — Accident on Federal Street near the Hess Station, officer assisted with information exchange for the two vehicles; an operator of a Toyota Highlander misjudged the distance while passing a white van and scraped his bumper/rear panel; no injuries reported,
10:58 a.m. — Management of the car wash on High Street reports a female inside the car wash in January popped her trunk lid by accident; she then panicked and backed her car into the closed automatic polycarbonite bay door, causing $1,243.62 in damage; the female stated she would pay the entire amount of the damage by March 1; the owner of the car wash contacted the female after the promised payback date, and she told him, “I’m not paying for the door. Do what you gotta do.” Report issued.
11:04 a.m. — Caller requests assistance with an earlier incident regarding fraud; the caller says she had a written agreement for some money she loaned to a friend, but she hasn’t yet been repaid from last year; she was advised this was a civil matter and she should contact her attorney to file a small claims case.
11:11 a.m. — Officers requested for aid with a patient at Baystate Franklin Medical Center and officers assisted with restraining a violent patient in the East Spoke, without incident.
11:18 a.m. — Report of larceny from an employee; money and debit card taken from an unattended wallet at Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
11:25 a.m. — Hit-and-run in the Cumberland Farms store area on Federal street where the reporting person says while he was inside, a red Dodge pick-up backed out and hit his vehicle; officer will review the surveillance tape.
12:27 p.m. — Report of a hazardous condition on the Route 2 bypass; officer located and removed some sort of appliance cover from westbound lane.
2:03 p.m. — Tree limb reported down on Mountain Road; the responding officer found it had already been removed by a passing motorist; a tree was also reported down on Crescent Street by another motorist, and officer located this one and removed it.
2:50 p.m. — Accident at Loomis and Turners Falls roads, two vehicles involved, minor damage, and one operator was issued a town by-law citation for following too closely.
2:55 p.m. — Caller from Main Street apartment states her friend just called and says she had the caller’s cell phone and address book and won’t give it back; officer made a call to the other female, and later picked up the reporting person’s phone on Elm Street and returned it to her.
5:52 p.m. — Report of a medical emergency on Arch Place where officers responded to an abandoned 911 call, and located a person having a seizure; fire department and BHA were notified, and BHA is handling, with officers assisting.
6:58 p.m. — Caller reports that he lost his wallet while in Big Y Foods on the Mohawk Trail, or in the parking lot there, between 4 and 5 p.m. this evening; and as he was calling around to cancel all the credit cards Discover card staff told him that since he lost it, more than $200 has been charged at various stores in town; investigation led to arrest of Roberto Garcia, 37, of a Mohawk Trail apartment in Greenfield, charged with larceny under $250, larceny of a credit card, and improper use of a credit card over $250,
7:03 p.m. — Caller from Bernardston Road reports his 13-year-old daughter is receiving inappropriate texts and messages through an app called “Kick”; the reporting person states he texted the party back, asking them to stop, and the pictures and messages have started to come more frequently; he was advised of options, and told to remove the app from the phone.
7:23 p.m. — Caller from Riverside Drive called 911 stating the father of her child is outside banging on her door, screaming, slandering her name, and insisting that he has belongings there; she says she doesn’t want him there and he doesn’t live there; the male also called, stating he wanted help retrieving his property, specifically his turtle and his cell phone; they were both given court options, and he was advised to stay away from the Riverside Road location to avoid continued escalation; he was then transported to his sister’s house.
9:14 p.m. — Caller from Country Club Road reports her 15-year-old daughter is fighting with a 19-year-old brother, who also resides there. The daughter was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for mental health evaluation.