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Police log: Oct. 11-Oct. 16

Montague, Oct. 11

2:56 p.m. — Three-car accident on Turnpike Road and Montague City Road. No injuries. One driver issued a written warning for driving without license in possession.

8:33 p.m. — Caller reports that while her 4-year-old son was with his father his bike was stolen, reportedly from the Powertown property at the corner of Fifth Street and Avenue A. Small toddler bike, red, with training wheels.

Orange, Oct. 12

4 a.m. — Caller from Prospect Street reports an unwanted male who is refusing to leave; on arrival of an officer the situation was discussed and the reporting person’s sister transported him to his home.

3:33 p.m. — Control got a report from Prospect Street of a possible domestic disturbance; officers learned the noise that was heard was a woman stabbing cardboard boxes with her swords; she stated she practices with swords.

4:45 p.m. — Control says a reporting person states she just witnessed a 16-year-old male beat up a 10-year-old male at Butterfield Park; officers spoke with parents of both youths and it was determined that they were wrestling.

5:26 p.m. — Control got a call from a person who stated that her son called her and said he was on Wheeler Avenue, and there were three, 100-pound pigs in the road; officer checked the area, and had no contact with any people, or pigs.

State Police, Oct. 12
Athol Barracks

9:20 p.m. — Traffic stop, Ford Avenue and Lake Street, Athol. Matthew Donacki, 23, of New Hampshire, possibly residing in Athol. Charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, possession of an open container of alcohol in a vehicle, failure to stop for stop sign, defective equipment, improper use of a vehicle and negligent operation.

Montague, Oct. 12

4:03 a.m. — Dunton Street caller reports her boyfriend just left in her vehicle, highly intoxicated and making suicidal statements. Subject transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for Section 12 involuntary mental health hold.

3:45 p.m. — Resident reports strong odor of natural gas in Fourth Street apartment building. Advised to evacuate and wait outside for Turners Falls Fire Department. Fire requesting Berkshire Gas respond.

Greenfield, Oct. 12

5:10 p.m. — Adams Road caller reports elderly male pulled into the driveway in a gray truck. He is confused and doesn’t know where he is. Baystate Health Ambulance contacted. Two pistols being held for safekeeping.

5:50 p.m. — Unattended death on Conway Street address. No unusual circumstances.

6:29 p.m. — Caller from Taylor’s Tavern, Main Street, stated that an individual was making threats about harming himself and others and reports the man has a firearm. Found the man and determined he was just upset and would go home and cool off. Checked vehicle and person for weapons. Nothing found.

6:52 p.m. — Hope Street caller reports receiving a call from an unknown party stating her son stole some marijuana and they are going to go after him if he does not pay for it.

7:40 p.m. — Caller reports a domestic disturbance occurring at Riverside Drive address; the children ran over to her house crying. Officers sent. BHA requested. No arrest, subject transported to hospital on Section 12 involuntary mental health hold.

Orange, Oct. 13

12:55 a.m. — Caller from Wheeler Avenue says her boyfriend assaulted her and left the area; the situation is under investigation.

9:49 a.m. — Control got a call form Cheney Street that loud music coming from an apartment there is so loud the walls are shaking; on officer’s arrival, all was quiet, but the first floor tenant did say she had turned the music up while vacuuming.

Greenfield, Oct. 13

9:06 a.m. — Caller reports his wife hit a deer on Bernardston Road near the town line this morning on the way to work.

10:04 a.m. — Lampblack Road caller reports several mailboxes damaged overnight, struck by a vehicle.

11:03 a.m. — Patrick A. Boyer, 27, of 11 Westwood Road, arrested on a warrant.

2:24 p.m. — Caller reports his bicycle was just stolen from Main Street.

3:39 p.m. — Devens Street caller stated his girlfriend just came to his home, smashed his window and ran. No injuries. Summons to follow.

Montague, Oct. 13

12:07 a.m. — Suspicious vehicle in Unity Park parking lot. Parties were out taking a walk, advised park is closed this time of night.

12:11 p.m. — Report of people shooting on posted property, Green Pond Road. Gone on arrival.

5:19 p.m. — Report of a restraining order violation via Facebook comment. Subject summoned to court on a charge of violation of a restraining order.

5:43 p.m. — Fourth Street caller reporting a domestic disturbance. Ryan D. Booth, 23, of 90 Fourth St., Apt. 1, arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery and two counts of malicious destruction of property worth more than $250.

Orange, Oct. 14

7:20 a.m. — Larceny reported on R.W.Moore Avenue where the caller says 22 wooden skids were stolen; officer investigating.

2:42 p.m. — Shelburne Control reports an open door alarm on East Main Street; officers sent, and located the owner inside and doing some cleaning.

9:20 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported on East Main Street where the caller told Control that someone just knocked on her door acting strangely, and advised an officer that the disheveled woman who knocked on the door was demanding that the reporting person answer it; after a brief conversation with the woman, the reporting person demanded that she leave the property; area was checked for the woman, with negative contact.

Sunderland, Oct. 14

5:28 p.m. — Officer responding to Hubbard Hill Road for a reported BBQ grill on fire, close to a residence; home owner believes the propane tank is going to explode; Sunderland Fire Department also responded and once on scene the fire was determined to be extinguished. Greenfield, Oct. 14

11:14 a.m. — Accident at the Mohawk Trail rotary that state police were handling.

1:43 p.m. — Caller from Aster Court reports a known neighbor stole three $20 bills; the suspect’s mother was advised to have the male involved return the money, and if it wasn’t done, charges will be filed.

1:58 p.m. — Possible hit-and-run found at the High Rise on Congress Street; damage to the rear passenger’s side of the vehicle with possible green paint transfer; officer investigating determined accident didn’t happen there.

2:13 p.m. — Alarm at the high school, showing a south window area; nothing found, but officers searched the interior.

3:18 p.m. — Larceny reported from Pierce Street where the caller states some items were taken from her home sometime between last night and this morning, as someone took her ATM card and track phone; officer determined no breaking and entering involved.

3:49 p.m. — Breaking and entering reported from Aster Court where the caller says numerous items including an X-box, jewelry, TVs and laptops.

4:34 p.m. — Caller reports a loose pit bull in Hillside Park chased the caller and her dog; officer found no loose dogs at the park, but animal control officer was notified.

5:43 p.m. — Caller from area of Applebee’s stated a vehicle rolled over from the Quality Inn into the area of Applebee’s and there was a baby in the vehicle and it struck a pole; the parents grabbed the infant and ran into a building with no apparent injuries; officer found vehicle emergency brake released, and it slowly rolled to a pole.

7:45 p.m. — Store security at CVS is reporting a shoplifting, but they were unable to identify the shoplifter.

Montague, Oct. 14

10:46 a.m. — Caller from Millers Falls Road reports his motor vehicle and his mother’s vehicle were entered overnight.

11:20 a.m. — Accident with property damage reported on Mormon Hollow Road from where a call reported an overturned tractor trailer belonging to Whitney Trucking; no injuries; the tractor was upright, but the trailer overturned.

3:15 p.m. — Caller from Montague City Road reports his vehicle, which was parked behind his house on O Street, was entered sometime last night; the vehicle was ransacked.

3:24 p.m. — Hit-and-run accident at Eleventh Street and Montague City Road where the reporting person says he was just struck by a white van while crossing the sidewalk on his bike.

4:20 p.m. — Caller from area of Cemetery Road reports someone dumped a load of tires on the side of Cemetery Road.

4:44 p.m. — Caller from Federal Street reports the theft of scrap metal and a $60 garden cart from her home yesterday.

5:09 p.m. — Report from Hillside Road from a person who just heard gunshots that sounded very close to her home, and would like an officer to check it out; officer checked the area and nothing found.

5:34 p.m. — Caller from Avenue A by the Powertown office where the reporting person requests help, as two big dogs just tore up a small dog on the avenue; several other calls came in advising of this attack; officer checking the area found several witness who reported this as a terrible accident, the two large dogs on leashes when the small dog, a miniature Yorkie, ran up to them, unleashed.

6:57 p.m. — Caller from Avenue A states a vehicle drove up and parked on the Fifth Street side of her building, and a male exited and came up her stairs and is banging on her window; the caller says she doesn’t know who it is or why they are there; officer found it all quiet on arrival; the caller was advised to call again if he returns.

7:08 p.m. — Report of a man in the Dumpster on Avenue A; officer checking and advised him to stay out of the Dumpster; he was removing metal; unknown if there was any permission.

Montague, Oct. 15

4:41 a.m. — Breaking and entering or burglary reported on Fourth Street where the caller says that someone was just in his apartment; he advised no damage could be seen; officers investigating, but unable to locate anyone in the area.

7:11 a.m. — Caller reports one of DPW employees responded to an illegal dumping on Ripley Road and removed several bags of trash; they were able to locate a piece of mail with the attached name on it; officer checking the residence, but no one home; officer will follow up later.

7:38 a.m. — Caller from East Chestnut Hill Road calling to request contact with the owner of several loose goats that are in her yard eating her bushes; she said she would contact him herself, but he doesn’t have a phone; officer spoke to the owner of the goats who will see what he can do and speak to the reporting person about possible damages.

8:17 a.m. — Caller from Dell Street would like it on record that his wallet was stolen on Sunday night from his car.

Greenfield, Oct. 15

10:55 a.m. — Caller from Bootlegger’s about possible shoplifting.

11:32 a.m. — Caller form the area of the rotary reports a tractor-trailer is attempting to back up around it; gone on arrival of police.

1:06 p.m. — Caller from area of Hillside Park reports a possible domestic disturbance there; officer responded and found two people who admitted to arguing.

2:27 p.m. — Caller from Mackin Avenue reports her neighbor blew leaves in her face and he is now yelling at workers who are putting up a fence;officer spoke with him and advised him of his actions, and determined there may be possible mental health issues involved.

3:23 p.m. — Traffic accident reported on Beacon Street where the road was closed as a pole was snapped, when the Baystate Franklin Hospital blood mobile RV was leaving the hospital at Beacon and North, and another vehicle cut it off, and the operator had to swerve the RV away to avoid the second vehicle, struck the pole, and it was snapped by the impact, but no injuries reported; there was damage to the front of the blood mobile; there were three transformers on the pole, unknown extent of damage to wires; no injuries reported; WMECO advised; power now being shut off in the general area and they are working on the problem.

4:06 p.m. — Report of a disturbance at Elm and Oak Courts where the caller says a male and female are arguing; the couple is pushing a baby carriage and the male is kicking recycling bins as they are walking toward Main Street; officer found it was verbal only and the male was advised of his actions.

4:14 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on Riverside Drive; investigation led to arrest of Joel Rodriguez, 31, of Riverside Drive, Greenfield, charged with malicious damage to a motor vehicle, and assault and battery on a police officer.

4:30 p.m. — Caller from Bouker Street reports he was assaulted by, and his property damaged by, his child’s mother; officer to investigate.

4:47 p.m. — Caller from Wells Street at landscaping business where the reporting person says his box truck window was broken by kids throwing rocks from the railroad tracks.

5:19 p.m. — General disturbance reported on Colorado Avenue where a tenant/landlord and Sheriff’s department issue had developed; officer restored peace there, for now.

5:22 p.m. — Accident at the rotary, involving two cars, no injuries reported, and no smoke or fluids; officer investigating.

6:30 p.m. — Caller from Harris Court reports her neighbor intentionally broke a window in her home with a football; officer determined this is an on-going dispute.

7:34 p.m. — Officer checking Hillside Park; no one there.

9:50 p.m. — General disturbance reported on High Street near the hospital where the caller is reporting a white male in a gray sweatshirt came outside and started to yell and threaten her. Officers are now walking a Section 12 person over to the Baystate Franklin Hospital at this time, and the ER was alerted.

Greenfield, Oct. 16

6:36 a.m. — Aluminum case with body fat analysis equipment stolen from King’s Gym; led to arrest of Bradley Edward Trombley, 38, of Allen Street, Greenfield, charged with larceny over $250, and possession of a class E drug.

9:01 a.m. — Larceny reported on Hope Street where meter number 8 and the post were gone; officer to investigate.

10:34 a.m. — Accident with injury reported at Main and Conway streets.

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