Police logs, March 21 to 22
Greenfield, March 21
2:14 p.m. — Darnell L. Turner, 40, of 82 Deerfield St., was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery after police responded to a disturbance on Devens Street.
2:46 p.m. — Responded to a two-car accident on the Mohawk Trail.
2:56 p.m. — Responded to a minor two-car accident at Grove and Conway streets.
3:09 p.m. — Report of illegal dumping at Davis and Emily streets. No identifying information was found in the garbage bag, which was full of adult diapers.
3:15 p.m. — A Wells Street caller reported suspicious activity. She said she saw a male walk to a chimney, pull open a door and put something inside. Later, two young males came up from the railroad tracks, and took something out of the door before leaving. All parties were gone on arrival.
3:44 p.m. — A Conway Street caller reported that someone broke into the attic space, left drugs and clothing in the area, and relieved themselves.
4:31 p.m. — A walk-in to the station reported fraudulent use of a debit card.
6:53 p.m. — A Radio Shack employee reported a stolen video game console. A summons will be issued for Jhims Grand-Pierre, 32, of Turners Falls, for a charge of shoplifting.
6:58 p.m. — Report of a domestic disturbance on Phillips Street.
7:11 p.m. — A Stop and Shop employee reported that one customer stole another customer’s wallet. A summons will be issued for Jodi Gromaski, 33, of Turners Falls, on a charge of larceny under $250.
8:22 p.m. — Officers monitored the Winslow building for suspicious activity.
10:40 p.m. — A caller reported that he was “jumped” by several people on Riverside Drive. He did not want medical attention or police assistance.
11:33 p.m. — Report of people smoking marijuana in a Conway Street alley. All were gone on arrival.
11:34 p.m. — Responded to a two-car accident, without injury, on the Mohawk Trail.
Montague, March 21
5:17 p.m. — Millers Falls Road, Turners Falls, caller reports his apartment was entered and items are missing. No signs of forced entry.
Greenfield, March 22
1:44 a.m. — Report of an unwanted person at CVS. Employees said he had been caught stealing there before, and was now giving clerks a hard time.
3:07 a.m. — A Crescent Street caller reported that she was beat up and stabbed in the hand by a male. It was determined that no stabbing took place. While there, police developed information regarding theft of parking meters, and two meters were later recovered from a nearby dumpster. Arrested was Chad James, 35, of 26 Crescent St., apartment 3, on charges of domestic assault and battery, malicious destruction of property, two counts of breaking into a depository, two counts of larceny over $250, and one count of larceny under $250.
6 a.m. — An anonymous caller reported that lights outside his residence were torn down, by a man possibly driving a black SUV.
Montague, March 22
11:11 a.m. — Car vs. bobcat on Montague City Road, Turners Falls. Occupants are not injured but the bobcat is badly injured. Environmental Police Officer has the bobcat.
2:31 p.m. — Loud noise disturbance on Avenue A where the reporting person says a known female is outside in front of a building there and as there are people passing by, she is trying to bum cigarettes from them; officer located the woman who was outside smoking, and she was advised of the complaint.
3:49 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on Turners Falls Road where the caller says a fight just occurred between what she believes is a boyfriend and girlfriend; they were seen throwing things at each other; caller is complaining this is getting to be a regular occurrence; officer spoke with two females in the apartment.
5:43 p.m. — Caller from Fourth Street reports an unwanted male in her apartment, stating it is her son, and he has been very erratic most of the day, and said he has been detoxing; dispatcher could hear an argument while on the line; dispatcher encouraged the caller to, if possible, go to another room, or outside, to avoid more conflict until officers arrive; caller says nothing physical has happened and no weapons involved; officer is transporting the male to Greenfield Gardens; the argument was verbal only and people are separating for the evening.
8:12 p.m. — Caller from Fourth Street requests assistance with a bat in her apartment; the caller was given several suggestions in how to get the bat out, but the reporting person requested an officer respond and assist; officers were able to assist in getting the bat out.
Orange, March 22
12:06 a.m. — Shelburne Control got a call from a reporting person who believes the operator of an older model white Toyota was traveling East on East Main Street may be operating under the influence of alcohol; the vehicle was located parked in the middle of South Main Street; the operator was given a verbal warning for texting while driving; after field sobriety test she was determined not to be impaired.
2:03 a.m. — Control advises they got a call from a female reporting her boyfriend is out of control on West Main Street, and is waiving a knife around; after investigation it was learned he threatened himself with the knife; he was transported to Athol Memorial Hospital by Orange Fire Department Ambulance for evaluation; a child welfare complaint was filed as children were present at the time.
8:40 a.m. — Control got a call from a reporting person who said her ex-boyfriend claims he still has property in her apartment on East River Street and he is threatening to trash the reporting person’s car if he doesn’t get it back; she told an officer the ex-boyfriend has nothing in her apartment; he was advised of court options when he called back to say he still has items there.
10:50 a.m. — Domestic violence reported from East River Street where a subject who came into the station says she was assaulted last night; investigation led to arrest of Timothy A. Mallet, 44, of Athol Road, Orange, charged with assault and battery on a person 60 or over or disabled, with injury, (domestic), assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a door, plus assault, and intimidating a witness.
4:05 p.m. — Officer flagged down on New Athol Road by a female who says she just witnessed a male beating his dog in front of a store; found to be over the line in Athol; officer remained until Athol Police arrived.
9:31 p.m. — Officer attempted a traffic stop on West River Street, and the operator failed to stop; the vehicle was subsequently parked in a driveway on Chase Street, and arrested was John Henry Daneault, 36, of Chase Street, Orange, charged with operating under the influence of liquor, third offense, operating with suspended license, failure to stop for police, and possession of Class B drug, to wit, Suboxone.