Police Log: Nov. 1-7
Orange, Nov. 1
9:29 a.m. — Reporting person says she found clothing near the boat house, and it concerns her; officer responded, and said the pillow case was full of ladies’ clothing that appeared to be simply discarded there.
6:40 p.m. — Officer requested for a shoplifter on East Main Street location; arrested was Rachel Leeann Johnson, 28, of Bayberry Court, Greenfield, charged with shoplifting, and on two warrants.
10:40 p.m. — Control advises that a business on East Main Street reports there is a male wearing a leather jacket, who is being belligerent to customers; officers responded, and arrested was Brian J. Partridge, 34, listed as homeless of Gardner, charged with disorderly conduct.
Orange, Nov. 2
2:54 p.m. — Report of a vehicle towing another vehicle with a skate board supporting the front driver’s side brake rotor from dragging on the ground; the vehicle was pulled into a parking lot and the owner will remove the vehicle in the morning.
7:07 p.m. — Unwanted person reported in the hallway of an East River Street apartment complex; he was located and was advised of the complaint and asked to leave, to which he complied.
10:15 p.m. — Control reports the fire department is responding to East Main Street for a 15-year-old male who was “jumped” and left bleeding; under investigation.
11:32 p.m. — Group of kids loitering in front of the library on East Main Street, were moved along by an officer.
11:37 p.m. — Control advised that a business on East Main Street would like an officer to remove a customer; the individual was found in the parking lot and she was advised the business manager would like her to leave, and officers remained while she did just that.
Montague, Nov. 2
3:51 p.m. — Officer spoke to male who seemed to be having some issues at the corner of Avenue A and Third Street. After speaking to the male he calmed down and advised he would be going home for the evening. Drug paraphernalia confiscated.
7:50 p.m. — Avenue A caller reports his apartment was entered to days ago and $130 in change taken. Today, discovered 25 DVDs missing.
Greenfield, Nov. 2
2:02 a.m. — Officer serving a warrant at Cumberland Farms, Federal Street. Chloe A. Pierzchala, 21, of 90 Hope St. arrested.
4:21 p.m. — Warrant arrest on Deerfield Street. William A. Woods, 50, of 19 Congress St., Apt. 410, arrested on a warrant and charged with driving with a suspended license, subsequent offense.
7:27 p.m — Chapman Street caller would like to turn himself in for outstanding warrants. Justin Shaida, 25, of 33 Riverside Drive, arrested. No new charges.
8:32 p.m. — Baystate Franklin Medical Center emergency room reporting a male subject on a Section 12, involuntary mental health commitment, just ran from the hospital. Brought in yesterday on a Section 35, alcohol or substance abuse commitment. Area search negative for patient.
Sunderland, Nov. 2
2:20 a.m. — Report of a disturbed aggressive male with knives on Amherst Road in an apartment there; report indicated he was acting erratically; the person was secured, and a Section 12 mental health evaluation process begun.
11:44 a.m. — Officer on East Plumtree Road from where a female had called crisis services several times and said she was going to burn down her home; officer found she did burn her phone, and crisis services was going to issue a Section 12, but the woman said she would go voluntarily for evaluation.
3:55 p.m. — Officer on Falls Road to take a report of allegations of stolen property from an apartment there, under investigation.
9:36 p.m. — Officer on Hadley Road with a 14-year-old male refusing to leave with his mother, who is moving the family to Orange, and the teenager was spoken with.
9:52 p.m. — Officer on Silver Lane to take a report of vandalism to two bedroom windows, under investigation.
Sunderland, Nov. 3
10:20 a.m. — Caller from Russell Street reported that about an hour ago he had a raccoon with porcupine quills around its face brush up against him, and thinks the raccoon is possibly sick or injured.
4:15 p.m. — Complaint of a motor vehicle southbound on Route 47, going slow and weaving; officer caught up with the vehicle and the operator at a residence at Cliffside Apartment, and found the operator was extremely tired.
Montague, Nov. 3
2:12 p.m. — Domestic disturbance on Fourth Street.
9:10 p.m. — Caller from Fourth Street reporting there is a man that has been harassing and threatening her, and he is currently parked in front of her building in a Toyota hatchback; officer spoke to both parties and the male reported he was invited to get some of his belongings; the female stated she hadn’t invited him; the male left to go back to work.
Greenfield, Nov. 3
8:40 a.m. — Caller reports her neighbor is standing on her porch yelling things at her. Merilyn Haskins, 56, of 22 Elm St. arrested and charged with violation of a harassment prevention order.
9:07 a.m. — Report from Colrain Street of two vehicles entered during the night, but no damage to the vehicles; one vehicle had nothing stolen and a Vermont registered vehicle had a wallet and change taken.
2:32 p.m. — Caller reports ex-husband struck pole on north side of Main Street between Wells and Conway streets this past Friday night and fled the scene. Report under investigation.
6:28 p.m. — Assault and battery, reported by caller who says a man she knows assaulted her at her home on Silver Street.
11:55 p.m. — General disturbance reported on Miles Street where the caller says a man is in the hallway, intoxicated, and screaming; officers spoke to the man and he was moved along.; he said he was just looking for a place to stay for the night.
Orange, Nov. 3
12:08 a.m. — Control called to advise that a business on East Main Street requests an officer to check on a female in a vehicle, and she is yelling and screaming inside of her vehicle; officer found it was the individual that was asked to leave earlier on a previous call.
1:53 p.m. — Control got a report of a car off the road on Chestnut Hill Road; both units responded along with Orange Fire Department; water department also requested for damage to a fence; car was towed; no injuries reported.
2:59 p.m. — Caller reports from an East Main Street business that an individual who has been trespassed from the store is back. Arrested was, Christine Ann Dumas, 55, of Chestnut Street, Athol, charged with trespassing.
7:55 p.m. — Caller from Hayden Street reported to Control that her ex-boyfriend is knocking at her door and she would like him removed; he was gone on arrival.
9 p.m. — Unwanted person reported on East Main Street from where Control got a call that a person there is intoxicated and out of control and needed to be removed.
11:21 p.m. — Theresa L. Pendleton, 28, of North Main Street, Orange, arrested on two default warrants.
Orange, Nov. 4
10:15 a.m. — Officer assisting another agency on Pleasant Street; subject has mental issues, and she was transported to Athol Memorial Hospital.
2:40 p.m. — Caller from Summer Street advising he is having problem with former friends and he is worried that they will come to his residence; he was advised to call back if they do come.
2:40 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported on Prentiss Street where the caller says a person is going door to door attempting to sell windows; officer located the subject and advised they can’t go solicit without a permit.
Greenfield, Nov. 4
8:31 a.m. — Malicious destruction of property reported at the rear of the Holy Trinity Church on Main Street where officer found a small amount of rain gutter and down spout had been pulled from the building.
12:33 p.m. — Accident reported on the Mohawk Trail where a silver vehicle went up on a brick wall, no injuries reported.
12:39 p.m. — Caller from the high school stated that she and the staff are having issues with a youth there; officer to assist.
1:02 p.m. — Caller from Colrain Road reports an accident caused property damage at his mother’s house, which is adjacent to his; a mail box was struck overnight by an unknown vehicle; officer to investigate.
7:28 p.m. — Caller from Sanderson Street side of Baystate Franklin Hospital reports a person left the ER, possibly with an IV in their subject’s arm; officer located the man and he was returned to the ER.
8:38 p.m. — Despondent person reported on Prospect Street, a combative male involved; BHA also called and is en route; the person was taken to the hospital.
8:44 p.m. — Bartender at the Victoria Bar asking for an unruly patron to be removed; officers responded.
Montague, Nov. 4
12:20 a.m. — Officer wanted on G Street where the female caller says her boyfriend had been causing problems all night, being loud, yelling and arguing with her; officer separated couple for the night.
12:24 p.m. — Officer requested for an “enraged” student out front of the Turners Falls High School, with the principal; officers responded, but the student left prior to arrival; officers checked the area, and located the student on Davis Street, and he was returned to the school; the student’s mother advised dispatch that she had instructed her son to walk out of the school; the student was transported home.
4:52 p.m. — A caller from Park Street reports he sold a bureau to a couple and now they are outside banging on his windows and doors; officer spoke with both people involved, and the money was returned; the piece of furniture was left at the house.
5:48 p.m. — Domestic disturbance on Third Street where the caller says she can hear a male and female fighting; officer spoke with both people, and found the male was upset about losing his father and transportation issues; this wasn’t directed at the female, and nothing physical; officer cleared.
Montague, Nov. 5
4:57 a.m. — Neighborhood disturbance reported on Grout Circle where a male caller says his downstairs neighbor was banging on the ceiling, the reporting person’s floor, and has awakened him; the caller says this is an on-going issue. Officer advises there are no lights on, no answer at the door, and no noise heard on approach.
9:14 a.m. — Report of a motor vehicle on fire in a driveway on Bulkley Street in close proximity to a residence, fire department responded; fire was out on arrival.
Greenfield, Nov. 6
3:37 p.m. — Caller from the Day’s Inn on Colrain Road reports his pain medications were stolen; officer to investigate.
3:59 p.m. — Caller from area of Chapman and Allen streets reports being involved in a minor accident there; officer assisted with paper exchange.
4:19 p.m. — Caller from Day’s Inn says she can hear what she believes to be a female striking a young male in a room; officers found it to be youths playing and being excited about a birthday party.
4:28 p.m. — Report of a hazard on Abbott Street where kids were said to be causing a traffic problem; officer found the children and had them remove the hazard.
5:44 p.m. — Traffic stop at Chapman and Arch streets where the vehicle was found to have a revoked registration, operator was also issued a citation for marijuana.
6:17 p.m. — Caller from area of Mohawk Trail and French King Highway says a deer was struck by a car, but due to poor cell service, dispatch was unable to get more information; officer found the deer was gone upon arrival.
6:57 p.m. — Caller from the Winslow Apartments on Wells Street complaining of getting harassing calls from the jail; officer investigating.
7:49 p.m. — Caller from the laundromat on lower Main Street says a skinny, blonde, white female, wearing a black hoodie, is in there, intoxicated, and being “bothersome,” officer found her to be doing laundry.
8:08 p.m. — Call from Montague Police for a backup for a male with a gun on Turnpike Road; officer sent.
8:29 p.m. — Caller from Hope Street requests an officer regarding his sister who was assaulted recently; officer responded.
8:40 p.m. — Despondent person reported on Bradford Drive where the caller says her mother is suicidal, scratching herself, and acting erratically; officer sent and she was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center by BHA.
10:57 p.m. — Despondent person reported on High Street who took medications that weren’t prescribed for her, and she locked herself in her room; officers found the person compliant and she was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
Montague, Nov. 6
2:48 p.m. — Accident at Third and L streets; two vehicles, no injuries reported, Turners Falls Fire Department requested for fluids spilled; extensive damage viewed by officers; two tow trucks needed for both; BHA was then requested for a neck injury.
8:03 p.m. — Report of a weapons violation on Turnpike Road, officers sent for a report of person barricaded there; investigation led to arrest of Mark M. Holland, 63, of Turnpike Road, Turners Falls, charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, threatening to commit a crime, assault (domestic), disorderly conduct, carrying a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a firearm without a license, improper storage of a large capacity firearm, possessing a large capacity firearm, and possession of a large capacity feeding device.
8:51 p.m. — Caller from Avenue A reported vandalism; someone has taken trash and thrown it against the house and into the common hallway of the house.
Orange, Nov. 6
11:14 a.m. — Fraud reported at the station by a caller who got a call from a male with a heavy accent looking for her bank account; he told her the Social Security officer was sending out new cards and needed to verify bank information; she hung up on him, and she was advised it was a scam.
3:20 p.m. — Report that kids are in the parking lot off East Main Street and refuse to move; officers sent, and found the group of about 10 had moved to property on Mechanic Street. The gathering was dispersed.
6:10 p.m. — Caller reports a male and female disturbance with screaming and someone punching something; officers discussed the situation with them and peace was restored.
6:45 p.m. — Shelburne Control reports a truck versus a house accident on Whitney Street; the operator was transported to Athol Memorial Hospital; under investigation.
Greenfield, Nov. 7
12:39 a.m. — Caller from Pray Drive reports her friend called and asked for help because her ex-boyfriend is outside her apartment throwing rocks at her windows and pounding on the door; officers responded, and found a verbal dispute between the resident and her ex, who is homeless; his belongings were returned to him, and he was advised she no longer wanted him there.