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3 charged in Turners restaurant robbery

Thursday, September 3, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Three Franklin County residents have been charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault and battery following an incident last month at Cece’s Chinese Restaurant. Police allege that Turners Falls resident Abby Mason, 31, of 77 Second Street, Turners Falls; her 30-year-old brother Justin Mason, of 5 West High Street, Erving; and her boyfriend Chi Matthews, 32, of Forbes Court, Greenfield, stole $1,200 and beat the restaurant owner’s … 0

Pittsfield man guilty in 2012 UMass rape

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — A Hampshire Superior Court jury on Wednesday found Adam T. Liccardi guilty on three of the four charges filed against him in connection with the 2012 rape of an 18-year-old student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Liccardi, 21, of Pittsfield, hung his head as the jury foreman announced the guilty … 0

District Court Logs, Aug. 27-31

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 27, Judge Michael Ripps Christopher C. Heath, 44, of Pawtucket, R.I. Charge of operating with suspended license, in Greenfield by state police, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for unregistered motor vehicle. Charge of number plate violation to conceal identification; dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Robert N. Harte, 45, of North Adams. Admitted to … 0

Police Log, August 31-Sept. 1

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 31 1:52 p.m. — Disturbance at Federal Street and Woodleigh Avenue, where officer learned that the female had found out her boyfriend had two other girlfriends, and she was upset; all were advised, and peace was restored. 1:56 p.m. — Caller requests an officer respond to … 0

District Court Logs, July 28-Aug. 27

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Greenfield, July 28, Judge Laurie MacLeod Rafael M. Rivera, 25, of Chicopee. Pleaded guilty to possession of a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, subsequent offense, placed on probation until 7/27/17, must have no drugs or alcohol, subject to screens/tests, must have substance abuse evaluation and take any … 0

Traffic stop leads to heroin arrest

Monday, August 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Warwick man faces a drug possession charge after he was arrested on multiple warrants early Monday morning. Justin Mason, 30, of 39 Pine St. in Warwick was arrested and charged with possession of a Class A drug after police stopped the vehicle he was traveling … 0

Police Logs, August 28-31

Monday, August 31, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 28 2:18 p.m. — James F. Lincoln, 50, of Greenfield, address unknown, arrested on a warrant in the area of Energy Park. 4:47 p.m. — Section 12 mandatory mental health evaluation. Door breached at Winslow Apartments. Maintenance contacted. 10:49 p.m. — Wallet found on bus turned … 0

District Court Logs: Aug. 26-28

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 26, Judge Michael Ripps Lindsey B. Wade, 31, Pleaded innocent to five charges of forgery of a check, one charge of uttering a false check, and one of larceny over $250 by a single scheme, released on personal recognizance, continued to 10/28/15 for pretrial conference. Must … 0

UMass football player Da’Sean Downey to be arraigned in October in connection with altercation that injured 2 students

Friday, August 28, 2015

AMHERST — A linebacker for the University of Massachusetts football team will be arraigned in October on assault charges stemming from an altercation at a Hadley house party earlier this year that left one victim temporarily unconscious and … 0

District Log, Aug. 14 to 27, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Orange, Aug. 14, Judge Paul Smyth Adam J. Lindo, 21, of Parmenter Street, Athol. Found responsible for operating with suspended license, filed with defendant’s consent, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil complaint. Mark E. Anderson, 25, of Pine Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny … 0

Police Log, Aug. 26, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Montague, Aug. 26 10:30 a.m. — Caller reports her daughter stole several items from her storage unit in Greenfield, she was given the number of the Greenfield Police. 3:13 p.m. — Caller from area of Turners Falls Road and James Avenue reports a lot of smoke coming from … 0

Police Log, Aug 25 to 26, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 25 11:38 a.m. — Accident reported at Ninety Nine Restaurant, where the officer found one vehicle turned right on red, striking an SUV going through a green light; no injuries reported, no tows and information was exchanged. 1:52 p.m. — Erratic operation of a vehicle coming … 0

UMass rape suspect’s lawyer maintains sex was consensual

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — In his opening statement in Hampshire Superior Court Tuesday, defense attorney Alfred P. Chamberland said a woman was raped in her dorm room at the University of Massachusetts on Oct. 13, 2012 — but Chamberland said his client, Adam T. Liccardi, was not the rapist. “It … 0