Police Logs, May 3 to 5
Greenfield, May 3
11:09 a.m. — A resident flagged down an officer to report possible fraudulent use of his food stamps.
12:21 p.m. — Responded to a minor two-car accident on Federal Street.
1:25 p.m. — Received a report of a truck stuck under the Arch Street bridge. A tow truck was able to extract the vehicle.
2:46 p.m. — Caller from Cleary Jewelers reports an intoxicated female in the store. The female was reunited with a friend who took custody.
2:53 p.m. — A Ferrante Avenue caller reported stolen money and pills.
4:54 p.m. — Report of an assault at Miles Street Hotel. Nothing to support alleged choking, all parties intoxicated.
5:25 p.m. — Pursuit, Davis Street. Attempting to stop vehicle for failing to stop. Speeds up to 80 mph, clear traffic. Vehicle turned onto Main Street, then Ames street, wrong way on School Street. Callers advise vehicle left behind Pete’s Seafood, driver on foot on railroad tracks. State Police dog tracked on the rail line, Deerfield Street, ending at sewage treatment plant. Suspect vehicle searched, suspected Class B substance found, as well as the wallet and ID of a possible suspect. Black 2008 Chevrolet Malibu towed.
5:43 p.m. — Accident with major damage to both vehicles, no injuries. Devens Street and Conway Street.
6:28 p.m. — Deerfield Street caller reporting someone appears to have thrown some potatoes at his house last night.
11:48 p.m. — Subject trespassed from Cumberland Farms for urinating on the building.
Greenfield, May 4
9:32 a.m. — Officer assistance needed on Leyden Road where a Triad officer found a woman who had fallen but was not injured; the two were able to lift her.
9:53 a.m. — Report of an overdose at the Winslow apartments on Wells Street; ambulance, police and fire department notified; found an apparent opioid overdose; taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center; signs of heroin use throughout the apartment, needles, etc.; a man located a woman just after she injected heroin, and observed her fall to the ground, and start to seize; the woman was conscious and breathing on the officer’s arrival.
10:04 a.m. — Reporting person reports a flower bed had been destroyed on Pleasant Street; officer spoke with the reporting person; unclear if a squirrel is the culprit, or if it is a human.
10:36 a.m. — Medical emergency at the YMCA where a female has anxiety with swimming and panicked during a lesson.
1:18 p.m. — Accident reported on Bank Row; minor damage, two vehicles reportedly involved.
1:29 p.m. — Caller from Harrison Avenue reported a neighbor is sitting on her porch yelling. Officers sent and found the woman had already gone inside, and wouldn’t let officers in; she was advised through the door to keep the noise down and to maintain a certain level of respect for her neighbors while outside; officer spoke with the reporting person who said the woman was swearing loudly as people were walking by; the female involved was then advised again to keep the swearing down.
2:31 p.m. — General disturbance reported on Riverside Drive where the caller says two women are yelling at each other outside; all was quiet on officer’s arrival.
2:33 p.m. — Caller from Big Y parking lots reports he struck a parked car with his vehicle; accident investigated.
2:45 p.m. — On Union Street caller reports a fight involving several people; no weapons seen; officers sent.
4:20 p.m. — Report of suspicious activity at Hillside Park off Conway Street where the caller indicates two people jumped out of the back of a white van and began walking North on Conway Street; officers located the vehicle at Conway and Main streets, and determined they were delivering phone books.
5:38 p.m. — Report of malicious destruction of property called in by a person who says he is playing softball at the middle school field, and the outfielders just relayed that a group of five teens at the former Holy Trinity School has broken a window; the group is now around back of the building; officer located broken bottle glass on the south side of the building, and determined it wasn’t as reported, as there was no breaking and entering attempt; the youths were identified, and the glass appears to be from a broken bottle.
6:30 p.m. — Hold-up panic alarm at Rite Aid on Main Street; officer responded but all was found secure.
8:31 p.m. — General disturbance report on Union Street where the reporting person states that his downstairs neighbor came up and pushed him into the doorway; officer was told the reporting person was using racial remarks while referring to neighbor and his friend, and they had a minor altercation; he said he has lived in the building for almost four years, and generally tried to avoid the reporting person due to similar frequent behavior; he was advised to contact police if there was any further incidents. Both were advised of harassment prevention orders and how to seek charges in district court.
9:58 p.m. — Larceny reported at Asian Buffet Restaurant on the Mohawk Trail; woman’s purse was stolen at some point today; officers learned it had been placed under the counter at around 10:30 this morning.
11:43 p.m. — General disturbance on Armory Street apartment building where the reporting person called and said there was an altercation occurring in his home, going from verbal to physical; the reporting person said there were three people confronting him and his wife; on further inquiry the reporting person stated that his pregnant wife had been struck by another female; officer spoke with those involved, and report it should be quiet for the rest of the night.
State Police, Shelburne Barracks, May 4
5:35 a.m. — Tiffany Himmelman, 21, of 79 Devens St., Greenfield, arrested and charged with OUI liquor, speeding at 100 mph plus, and negligent operation on Interstate 91 in Greenfield.
Montague, May 4
12:50 p.m. — Report of a limb on wires on H Street; officer found the top of the limb is touching the primary line and the bottom is touching a cable wire; contacting WMECO.
2:25 p.m. — Caller from East Chestnut Hill Road reports that the neighbor’s goats were on his property again today, on two separate occasions, and both times the reporting person chased the goats off his property and back toward the owner’s property.
5:22 p.m. — Caller reports a known female is outside on a bench yelling and screaming on Avenue A; officer advises it was quiet on arrival, and he spoke with the involved female.
Greenfield, May 5
1:45 a.m. — Suspected overdose reported on Federal Street where the reporting person stated she woke up and found her boyfriend face down in the bathroom; she states she tried to wake him up but he didn’t respond, and she doesn’t know if he is breathing; rescue unit and BHA responding along with an officer; the man was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center. Man later pronounced dead.
8:14 a.m. — Caller from Olympia Sports parking lot on the Mohawk Trail reports a vehicle was entered and cash stolen along with a blank bank check from the check book.
9:54 a.m. — Reporting person from Rite Aid lot on Main Street reports a sleeping person behind bushes in the lot; a known male was located and he stated that he was low on alcohol and having trouble walking due to detoxing and a hurt ankle; he was alert and able to move along under his own power.