Police Logs, April 26 - 27
Greenfield, April 26
8:36 p.m. — William A. Woods, 50, of 24 Avenue, apt. 3, Turners Falls, arrested on a warrant on Congress Street.
11:01 p.m. — Caller from Smitty’s Pub, 26 Chapman St., reporting that a male left the bar and punched a Mini Cooper. No damage observed to car. Bartender had never seen the man before.
Greenfield, April 27
11:48 a.m. — Larceny reported on Wells Street from where the caller says his trailer plate was stolen sometime overnight or this morning; officer investigating found the plate was removed from the trailer on 4/26/14 between noon and 9 p.m.; the trailer was parked behind the home.
1:03 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported in area of the Winslow Building on Wells Street where the reporting person overheard a person discussing a threatened shooting; under investigation.
1:20 p.m. — General disturbance reports at Congress and Prospect streets where the report indicated a possible domestic; officers spoke with all involved, found nothing physical, and a male was moved along; spoke to the female, and it was determined to be verbal only;
5:34 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported at CVS on Federal street where the reporting person stated a male and female have been in the single-person bathroom for a while, and the reporting person stated they knocked on the door trying to get the people to come out; the people were suspected to be using Class A drug at this location, and they were provided contact information for the RECOVER Project; officer located syringes and other parts of a starter kit hidden in the bathroom; both people showed signs of recent use of heroin; CVS will trespass these two people from the property; starter kits taken and to be destroyed.
7:37 p.m. — Malicious destruction of property, reported at Arch Place where the caller says she has a flat tire and damage to her vehicle; officer investigating found stickers attached to the vehicle, and one tire possibly slashed.
7:59 p.m. — Suspicious activity on Chapman Street where the reporting person states there are two young kids on the railroad tracks behind his house throwing rocks at the abandoned building in the area; officer found the two youths and spoke with them, and asked that they refrain from this activity; both assured the officer they would cease; no damage found.
8:36 p.m. — General disturbance reported at Oak Courts where state police attempted to transfer a 911 call from a female, stating there was a female outside yelling at everyone and fighting everyone; dispatch called the person back, and she said a female with dark hair and in her late 20s is physically fighting all of the neighbors; the second caller states she was jumped by three people from a specific Oak Courts address; officers spoke with all there and intoxication was present among all involved; it was a neighbor dispute/argument between two females, both of whom were advised of their options, as well as what will happen if we are to return this evening.
Greenfield, April 28
8:22 a.m. — Larceny reported on Hope Street where the caller says lawn cushions were stolen; officer attempting to contact the reporting person.
10:14 a.m. — Report of a breaking and entering into a motor vehicle at the YMCA; officer to investigate, and found medications and $60 were taken.
Montague, April 27
10:47 a.m. — Employee of Bob’s Auto Body on Avenue A reports seeing a male behind the business; caller said he spoke to the male about being on the property and he stated he was looking for returnable cans; the male left, walking towards the Greenfield Savings Bank; officer located the man and advised him to stay off of the Bob’s property.
6:02 p.m. — The reporting person and her mom came into the station to says that the reporting person is being harassed by another female via an app, called “Kick,” and the texts included one that called the other person a “whore,” and “stalker,” an officer spoke to the reporting person and confirmed no threats were exchanged, and she was advised of options.
11:12 p.m. — Female employee of Between the Uprights/Second Street Bar at Second Street and Avenue A reports a male customer, after being in the bar for two or three hours, just smashed his pint glass all over the bar; there is a small amount of damage to the bar, and glass is all over the bar; the male immediately ran out of the door, and took a left toward Second Street, he was described as a white male, wearing a red hoodie with unknown words on the back, blue jeans, and is bald, and has no facial hair; this happened about 15 minutes prior to the call; officer was in the area and has checked on the male, but unable to locate; the bartender said this man isn’t a regular.
Montague, April 28
1:03 a.m. — Male caller from Bridge Street says he can hear a disturbance on the floor above him, the third floor, and can hear glass breaking and yelling, but unknown who the involved people are; officers found a verbal argument, and one male did break a mirror, and threw something, but not at anyone; they were advised of the complaint.
6:21 a.m. — Male caller got a call from his daughter who was advising of a utility wire down in the road on Highland Street, off of South Prospect Street, in Millers Falls, but unknown what type wire; officer moved the wire angled to the side of the road, and requested Comcast be notified to have it fixed; Comcast will dispatch a tech.
8:48 a.m. — Vandalism reported at Sheffield Elementary School on Crocker Avenue; the reporting person says eight windows were broken in the rear of the building; officer found eight panes broken on the North side of the gym, and one pane of glass on the South side of the gym, and one storm window broken in the administration side of the building; the reporting person believes this may have occurred on Friday; the officer advised the damage was intentional and caused by someone throwing rocks a the windows.
Orange, April 25
9:31 a.m. — Caller from Sandrah Drive reports she got a phone call from a male, with a heavy accent, who claimed to be from the IRS, and threatened to arrests her if she didn’t pay back taxes; when she offered to meet him at the police station, he got very angry and offensive; she was advised it was a scam and to hang up right away if he calls back, and to not engage the caller at all.
5:07 p.m. — Report from Holtshire Road of a past breaking and entering; officer responded, and the report was taken.
5:48 p.m. — Caller reporting a 209A violation; investigation leads to arrest of Barbara Hunt, 54, of King Street, Orange, charged with five counts of violation of an abuse prevention order. A second person is being summoned for the same five counts.
7:11 p.m. — Caller from South Main Street at Mahar Regional School lot where the caller wanted it logged that he was teaching his son how to drive in the back parking lot and they knocked over a sign that says, “No Parking, No Pets,” and they did put the sign back up as best they could, and will speak with the school on Monday.
11:57 p.m. — Control advised the reporting person on Stone Valley Road is reporting she was pushed into a bureau by a known male, and he also choked her; she is now outside the residence; investigation leads to arrest of Erik M. Belanger Sr. 32, of Stone Valley Road, Orange, charged with assault and battery, (domestic).
Orange, April 26
2:41 p.m. — Asset Protection person reports a prior trespassed shoplifter is currently in Walmart; both units responded and female was taken into custody; arrested was Kelly Ann Padden, 27, of East River Street, Orange, charged with trespassing after notice.
3:27 p.m. — Shelburne Control took a call from a reporting person requesting an officer as she is going to approach a shoplifter at a store on East Main Street, and she thinks he might run; the person was gone on arrival of police. Under investigation.
4:25 p.m. — Control reports a call about two people fist fighting and now one has a hand injury; both units responded and found an assault and battery, had taken place; arrested was James Lawrence Sarrazin, 54, of Mechanic Street, Orange, charge with two counts of assault and battery, (domestic).
11:30 p.m. — Control advises that a business on East Main Street has a female detained for shoplifting, officer responded, and arrested was Tiffany Cyganiewicz, 25, of Phillipston, charged with larceny over $250.
Orange, April 27
2:57 a.m. — Traffic stop on Daniel Shay’s Highway, where the operator was stopped for failure to use care in stopping, starting, turning or backing. And the vehicle was also found to be unregistered and have defective brakes; the vehicle was towed and the operator will be summoned for multiple violations.
9:20 a.m. — Reporting person came to the station to report his truck was hit sometime during the night while parked on South Main Street; damage is to the left front; he was advised it would be logged and to contact his insurance company.
10:52 a.m. — Shelburne Control took a call from a reporting person regarding a male who took a picture of the inside of her car; officer responded, and spoke with the person who said he took a picture of the reporting person’s dog; no issues found.
11:15 a.m. — Officer wanted on South Main Street where the reporting person requests the officer regarding an assault; on arrival the officer was told the male spit in her face; the male said the reporting person spit in his face; situation discussed and resolved; peace was restored.
General disturbance reported on East Main Street where a male was in the store harassing a female over a financial issue; officer responded, and one subject reported he had $200 stolen from him; under investigation, and report taken.