Police Logs, April 4-7
Greenfield, April 4
4:09 p.m. — A caller reported used syringes on Conway Street. They were located and properly disposed of.
4:58 p.m. — A caller reported property damage to a Carpenter Lane building. Officers discovered a soffit and three layers of shingles had been removed.
6:04 p.m. — A Big Y employee reported an unwanted person, who was yelling and causing a scene, and possibly intoxicated. He was trespassed from the store.
9:49 p.m. — A Grove Street caller reported that her child’s father assaulted her in front of their children. It was found to be verbal in nature, and parties were advised of their options.
9:49 p.m. — A taxi driver reported that he dropped some Northfield Mount Hermon School students off at a local restaurant, and when he returned to pick them up, they had beer. He refused to give them a ride back. An officer located the students, made them dump their beer out and confiscated a fake ID. Their parents were then contacted.
Orange, April 4
8:04 a.m. — Resident of Nina Pierce Circle called to complain about the dead calf in the field behind her building; she was advised the department had spoken with the property owner and there wasn’t anything more the police department could do as it wasn’t a criminal matter; she was advised to contact the board of health.
8:15 a.m. — Control called advising they got a call from a reporting person requesting an officer in regards to a female trying to push him into the passing train; she has since left the area; on officer’s arrival, an investigation was made, and a summons is being sought for assault and battery.
9:10 a.m. — Orange District Court security requested assistance with a person who arrived with a dangerous weapon; officer investigating.
10:14 a.m. — Report of a one-car accident on West Orange Road, with airbag deployment; officer sent; duty wrecker requested.
10:49 a.m. — Numerous calls into dispatch regarding two men fighting on the front lawn of a house on East Main Street; another call reports a woman with a hammer is hitting one of the men; all cruisers sent, investigation leads to arrest of Lori Ann Sutherland, 37, of East Main Street, Orange, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a claw hammer, and attempt to commit a crime, to wit, murder.
2:26 p.m. — Caller from Camp Road reports another camp broken into, officer investigating.
8:10 p.m. — Caller from East River Street reports someone keeps knocking on her door; on arrival the reporting person was advised to keep the door locked and call if problems persist.
Montague, April 4
2:17 p.m. — Second Street caller requesting an officer to dispose of a hypodermic needle in the garden of his apartment building.
2:41 p.m. — Caller from Powertown Apartments reports to apartment manager that a female acquaintance has stolen a bottle of OxyContin and $80 cash from his apartment.
8:17 p.m. — West Main Street, Millers Falls, caller reports a train has been parked nearby since yesterday and running for some time. Pan Am dispatch confirmed the length of time the train has been there and stated they were “trying” to get a crew out to move the train.
9:07 p.m. — Mark E. Kuklewicz, 36, of 26 Lake Pleasant Road, Lake Pleasant, arrested on a default warrant.
Montague, April 5
3:02 a.m. — Church Street, Millers Falls, caller reporting train parked nearby and idling for some time. Called Pan Am.
9:37 p.m. — Brush fire reported behind Sirum Equipment Co., 310 Federal St. Officer reporting the size is approximately 30 yards across.
Greenfield, April 5
3:15 a.m. — A caller reported a vehicle parked on Bernardston Road with its lights on. An officer responded, and found a man sleeping inside. He said he had just gotten out of work and was too tired to drive home. His girlfriend picked him up, and the car was parked in a better location.
9:19 a.m. — A caller reported a juvenile shooting at squirrels with a BB gun on Oak Courts. The child was gone on arrival.
10:53 a.m. — Responded to Bouker Street residence, where the tenant said the neighbor threatened to harm his wife because of damage to his vehicle.
12:01 p.m. — Responded to the same Bouker Street residence, were the caller reported that the neighbor was preventing him from leaving, by sitting in a lawn chair behind his vehicle. Officers were able to convince the man to move.
12:34 p.m. — Responded to Colrain Street, for a report of a domestic disturbance between a male and female. It was determined that the female was scaring the male with a caterpillar.
12:47 p.m. — A caller reported a man walking up and down the street, laughing to himself, with his pants continually falling down. The man was located, and said he was waiting for a ride home from his mom.
1:30 p.m. — Assisted state police, who requested a female officer to search a suspect for possible Class A drug possession on the Mohawk Trail.
1:36 p.m. — Responded to Bouker Street, where the caller reported that his neighbor was again blocking his vehicle, and had been photographing him. Both parties were advised of their court options.
4:59 p.m. — Traffic stop, Interstate 91. Operator issued a criminal citation for revoked license and speeding. Car towed.
6:28 p.m. — Report of a despondent person, Forbes Court. Transported by ambulance to hospital, Section 12 mental health evaluation.
10:43 p.m. — Caller from the Quality Inn, 125 Mohawk Road, reports there was somebody in a room who wasn’t supposed to be there. The involved person left, but a needle was found left behind. Removed syringe from room.
Orange, April 5
7:20 p.m. — Control took a report of a chimney fire at a house across from the restaurant on East Main Street; both units responded and made sure pets were out of the house; Orange Fire Department, arrived and took over command.
8:15 p.m. — Harassment reported by walk-in who states she is being harassed by two known people via text and Facebook; officer spoke with those people and they claim they are being harassed by the reporting person; all were advised not to contact each other again.
Montague, April 6
6:39 a.m. — Franklin Street, Millers Falls, caller reporting stolen vehicle. Alert issued. Holyoke police called to report vehicle found at Route 5 and Ingleside. Rear seats, glove box and parts of dashboard missing. Left front damage, possible undercarriage damage, pedals jammed. Keys still in the vehicle.
1:57 p.m. — Caller from Turners Falls Road, Montague Center, reports brush fire 50 to 100 feet from her residence.
3:24 p.m. — Federal Street, Montague Center, caller reporting out of control brush fire. Montague Center Fire Department and the owner have the fire under control.
6:39 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, East Main Street, Millers Falls. Male yelling about pills. Nothing physical.
6:46 p.m. — Domestic disturbance, G Street, Turners Falls. Verbal only.
Greenfield, April 6
11:51 a.m. — Charlene Manor staff member called to request a welfare check of a subject who called a cab and went home; the man was contacted, insisted he was fine, and didn’t want any further assistance.
12:16 p.m. — Elm Street caller reports buying a frog and putting it on the porch of a neighbor she has been having problems with, hoping the neighbor would forgive her. The neighbor brought the frog over to the caller’s house and told her to stay off her property.
1:55 p.m. — Traffic stop with arrest, Madison Circle. Observed vehicle operating erratically on High Street with a flat tire. Vehicle turned onto Madison Circle, driver exited and tried to walk away. Eric James Richardson, 30, of Goshen, arrested and charged with OUI liquor, possessing an open container of alcohol in a vehicle, negligent operation, marked lanes violation.
3:02 p.m. — Conway Street caller reports a needle on her lawn. The needle was secured.
4:02 p.m. — Sean Miller, 39, of Goshen, arrested on a warrant.
5:59 p.m. — Report of a two-vehicle accident at Cumberland Farms Store and gas station on Federal Street; minor damage, but no injuries reported; information exchanged.
6:59 p.m. — Officer requested about the caller’s 13-year-old daughter refusing to come home; officer located the female on Davis Street, gave her transport home, and spoke with the mother to advise her of options.
7:30 p.m. — Caller from a phone in the area of Court Square near the town hall offices says he is feeling suicidal; officer responded, along with BHA, and the patient was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
10:19 p.m. — Caller reports hearing what sounded like two gunshots coming from the area of the Hess gas station on Federal Street; officers responded but were unable to locate the cause of the noise.
11:46 p.m. — Officer checking a vehicle at the rest area part way up the Mohawk Trail and found a homeless person sleeping in the vehicle there; the officer was then diverted to another call.
11: 46 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported on Riverside Drive where the caller says she can hear what sounded like someone at her front door and heard the door handle being jiggled; officer checked the house, and found no one there.
Montague, April 6
10:53 a.m. — Caller from Prospect Street reports a hit-and-run; vehicle struck her side mirror.
1:52 p.m. — Caller from Fourth Street reports a mini bike is being ridden up and down the street; officer checked the area, but unable to locate.
1:57 p.m. — Brush fire reported on Turners Falls Road.
3:24 p.m. — Caller from Federal Street reports brush fire at the end of the driveway there and behind the old Montague Inn.
4:23 p.m. — Neighborhood disturbance on Central Street where the caller would like officers to speak to the people in an apartment who are being loud and disrespectful; officer responded and advised the four people there about the complaint.
4:42 p.m. — Caller from area of Sheffield School says that there is possible drug use by some kids behind the school and on the play structure; allegedly they have been hassling kids who want to play there; officers sent and spoke with those at the structure and no drugs were observed; those there all stated they haven’t been hassling younger kids, and nothing out of the ordinary was seen; names will be added later.
6:39 p.m. — Report of domestic problem on East Main Street where the reporting person says two residents there have been yelling and screaming at each other while walking between their apartment and Millers Pub, but nothing physical was seen; the male was yelling about pills; one officer spoke to the two people involved and they confirmed they were having an argument; they were advised to keep it down.
6:46 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on G Street where the reporting person was yelling, “I’m trying to leave my apartment and my husband won’t let me go.” The reporting person was gone on officer’s arrival, and they spoke with the husband and his mother, who said they had no idea why the wife was upset and wanted to leave, they said it was verbal only.
8:37 p.m. — Control advises they have toned out the Montague Center Fire Department for a possible chimney fire on Federal Street.
Greenfield, April 7
12:28 a.m. — Officers on Riddell Street to serve a warrant; arrested Derek Ryan LeCompte, 23, of Riddell Street, Greenfield, on the warrant, and a charge of resisting arrest.
9:07 a.m. — Larceny reported at the National Guard Armory on Hope Street where copper downspouts were taken; report filed, under investigation.
10:37 a.m. — Officer made a traffic stop on Main Street after seeing a male, known to have two active warrants, sitting in a vehicle; arrested was Michael Andrew White, 27, of Davis Street, Greenfield, on two warrants.
Montague, April 7
6:35 a.m. — Unwanted person reported on Central Street where the caller requests ex-boyfriend daughter leave; he had left prior to officer’s arrival.