Police Logs, July 20 to 26
Sunderland, July 20
8:40 a.m. — Report of loose llamas on Route 116 in the area of Bub’s Bar-B-Q; none were near the roadway.
2:26 p.m. — Report of an accident at Route 116 and North Main Street; 1998 Oldsmobile from Elm Street, South Deerfield, rear-ended a 2003 Dodge Neon operated by a resident of Spring Terrace in Greenfield; the South Deerfield operator was issued a written warning for failure to use care in stopping; vehicles driven from the scene.
Greenfield, July 23
2:06 a.m. — Report of a shoplifting incident at the Circle K gas station/store on Mohawk Trail; officer to investigate.
2:17 a.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on Hope Street; arrested was Jason Ruttle, 43, of Hope Street, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery, (domestic).
1:29 p.m. — Caller from Mill Street reports getting approximately 35 scam calls; she was advised not to send money to anyone she doesn’t know, and also advised the complainant on how to block incoming calls.
1:35 p.m. — Reporting person told an officer that people are drinking and smashing bottles on Miles Street at the Energy Park stage there; officer found no signs of broken glass or alcohol containers of any sort; he did stand by while many people picked up various pieces of trash, and asked that all keep the noise down.
1:43 p.m. — Despondent person reported on Main Street; she was transported to the hospital.
3:37 p.m. — Traffic stop on Chapman Street near Sandri Company offices; arrested was Shawn Michael Persico, 40, of Wells Street, Greenfield, charged with operating with revoked license, subsequent offense, and failure to wear a seat belt. Another person in the vehicle, from Turners Falls, will be summoned for illegal attaching of plates, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle, and no inspection sticker.
4:17 p.m. — Report from Adam and Eve store on Main Street that they caught a shoplifter and she is starting to get violent; officers sent, and the female was identified, and all items were returned; she will be trespassed from the store; she was escorted from the store.
5:22 p.m. — Report of a disturbance at the Allure Night Club on Fiske Avenue where the caller states there were six of seven people who started a verbal altercation with some patrons on the porch; the group was dispersed prior to officers arrival; peace was restored.
7:24 p.m. — Overdose reported at Goodies Restaurant on Federal Street where a female was found out cold on the bathroom floor with a needle and three empty bags of what appears to be heroin found on a baby changing station; the female became conscious, and was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center by MedCare.
7:27 p.m. — Caller from phone near the town hall on Court Square states he is feeling suicidal; officer and MedCare sent; the same person then stated he is now fine, and en route home; MedCare canceled.
10:59 p.m. — Accident reported at Turners Falls and Loomis roads involving the officer’s cruiser, and he requests a supervisor; investigation led to arrest of Dion W. Diaz, 24, of Second Street, Turners Falls, charged with operating under the influence of liquor, no license in possession, and failure to use care in stopping, starting, turning or backing. The defendant was charged with operating under the influence, after striking a police cruiser at the site of roadwork.
Orange, July 23
2:10 p.m. — Larceny reported on East River Street where the caller says that sometime between 9 and 11:30 a.m. his blue BMX bike was stolen; officer to investigate; report taken.
2:11 p.m. — As result of an ongoing investigation, two juveniles will be summoned to court for negligent use of fire; one of the juveniles is 14 and will be charged with two counts of negligent use of fire in town, and the second juvenile, who is 13, will be charged with one count of negligent use of fire in town.
5:15 p.m. — Officer on East Main Street following a traffic stop there and found that a passenger was placed in custody for a warrant out of Eastern Hampshire District Court; arrested was Sarah Renee Kennedy, 32, of West River Street, Orange, on the default warrant.
7:03 p.m. — Warwick police requested a canine assistance on Old Holden Road for a scene of breaking and entering.
Sunderland, July 23
6:45 a.m. — Report of a tree on wires on Falls Road, and officer closed the road until WMECO can arrive; Montague police were requested to close their end of Falls Road at the town line; WMECO arrived and cleared the tree, and adjusted the wires.
3:50 p.m. — Minor two-car accident in the parking lot at Millstone store; officer found left rear corner scratches and scrapes, and under $1,000 damage on one vehicle, and the second vehicle had right rear corner scratches and scrapes, and again under $1,000 in damages; they were both advised if they get the vehicles checked and it is over $1,000 damage, the officer will do an accident report for them.
5:49 p.m. — Report of a white inflatable boat, floating under the bridge; unknown if it is stationary, no one in it, and no diver flags in the water; officer went on top of the bridge, and found the boat and two male divers getting out of the river; they forgot their flags; they were advised to have them; if the officer had found the boat, and not them, a search would have been called in; they said they understood.
Greenfield, July 24
7 a.m. — Reporting person calling from Federal Street School found some paint on the floor of the art room; there were no signs of entry last night when there was an alarm call there, and no key holder response, and officers checked the area.
Greenfield, July 25
7:25 p.m. — Observed man driving with revoked license on Elm Street. Tito Rivera, 34, of 60A Swamp Road, Whately, arrested and charged with driving after right to operate revoked, subsequent offense.
Montague, July 25
1:55 p.m. — Swamp Road caller reports his four-wheeler stolen.
4:08 p.m. — Party reports money stolen from her purse by a known male while sitting in Peskeomskut Park .
11:59 p.m. — Female reports she was jumped by a female and two males, one named, near F.L. Roberts on Third Street. Reports the two males held her down while the female repeatedly punched her in the face and head, she also stated that the female, named, attempted to stab her but she somehow ended up with the knife. Refused ambulance.
11:59 p.m. — Abby Marie Mason, 30, homeless of Turners Falls, arrested on two default warrants.
Montague, July 26
12:10 a.m. — Report of a fight in progress on Fifth Street, caller heard someone say “she has a knife.”
1:41 a.m. — Fifth Street caller reporting he was struck with a bat. Declined to press charges and denied being injured.
8:51 a.m. — Caller reports her ex-boyfriend is at her home refusing to leave; she is having a tag sale, and he is concerned she is selling items that belong to him. Andrew McNally, 35, of 79 Second St., Apt. 3, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
7 p.m. — East Taylor Hill Road caller reports a bear with an injured paw near her house; advised to leave alone. Bear left.
9:12 p.m. — Employee at Lady Killigrew Cafe, 440 Greenfield Road, reports male they have suspected of stealing from vehicles is now in the upper parking lot checking doors. Not located. Possible suspect.