Police Logs, Nov. 29 - Dec. 5
Orange, Nov. 29
10 a.m. — Control reports a business location on East Main would like an officer to respond due to people attempting to take radios from the cars there overnight.
1:12 p.m. — Arrested Tywan M. Dean, 34, of Cottage Street, Athol, charged with larceny over $250, operating with a revoked license, subsequence offense, and stop sign violation.
3:19 p.m. — Threat reported from West Main Street where the caller says he was having consensual sex with female, and now she is demanding money; officer responded and a report of extortion was started, under investigation.
4:40 p.m. — Employee at a bar on East River Street is requesting EMS due to a person who was intoxicated when he came to the bar, and was told to leave and went out and fell in the parking lot and is now unconscious.
9:33 p.m. — Arrested Mark Edward Drowne, 29, of New Athol Road, Orange, charged with assault and battery, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, to with the car door.
Orange, Nov. 30
9:32 p.m. — Neighborhood disturbance reported on Cheney Street; couple having an argument were told by officers to quiet down or face disturbing the peace charges.
Orange, Dec. 1
1:08 p.m. — General disturbance on East Main Street where an officer saw a man and female yelling at each other; officer intervened and peace was restored.
6:27 p.m. — Report that a vehicle drove up to a Brookside Road residence; someone yelled the name of an occupant there, and then threw trash bags on the lawn; the bag contained beer bottles; officer investigating.
Montague, Dec. 1
4:57 p.m. — Caller reports a traffic hazard in Gill, two horses and a donkey, in the road.
Montague, Dec. 2
8:05 a.m. — Caller from the F.L. Roberts gas station and store on Third Street reports finding a hypodermic needle in their restroom, and is requesting an officer for disposal.
11:28 a.m. — Walk-in seeks to file charges against a man who borrowed a generator from him last year, and is refusing to return it; officer advised him of options, including court.
11:39 a.m. — Walk-in reports striking a deer just west of the crossover heading into Montague Center; there is significant damage to his vehicle.
4:44 p.m. — Arrested Walter H. Perry, 35, of Coolidge Avenue, Turners Falls, on two default warrants.
5:32 p.m. — Larceny reported on K Street where the caller says that sometime between 7:30 last night and 5:30 this morning her truck was broken into, and a prescription for Adderol is missing.
8:22 p.m. — Officer on Third Street making arrest of Joseph Michael Auger, 21, of L Street, Turners Falls, on a warrant.
8:35 p.m. — Caller from Greenfield Road reports her 13-year-old left the house after an argument with her; officer located the youth near the golf course, and now en route back to the home, where the officer discussed the situation with those involved, and it was resolved for now.
Orange, Dec. 2
9:30 a.m. — Man came into the station with two grave markers that he found in his scrap pile; he doesn’t know how they got there; markers’ names are on them, and an officer tracked them to Forest Hill cemetery in Fitchburg; the officer will work on getting them back where they belong.
10:12 a.m. — Domestic disturbance on South Main Street; investigation led to arrest of Donald Walsh, 58, of South Main Street, Orange, charged with assault and battery, (domestic).
2:50 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on East Howe Street; after investigation the reporting person was advised of options.
6:50 p.m. — A woman on East Main Street would like an officer regarding her 13-year-old daughter acting out. Officer spoke with both people involved, and discussed the situation until peace was restored.
Sunderland, Dec. 2
3:32 p.m. — Call into the station about a possible domestic situation on Amherst Road, officer spoke with those there, and found no physical altercation took place; found to be a roommate dispute, one person left the scene; report filed.
4:48 p.m. — Report of a man and woman fighting outside building at Cliffside Apartments; over a parking space; roommate problem.
10:35 p.m. — Officer on Amherst Road for a domestic disturbance; investigation led to arrest of Ronald Jared, 33, of Amherst Road, Sunderland, charged with assault (domestic), threatening to commit a crime, to wit, murder, and malicious destruction of property over $250 value.
Greenfield, Dec. 2
12:57 p.m. — Report from Factory Hollow on Route 2 where the caller reports a dead person under the bridge there.
1:18 p.m. — Caller from Rite Aid on Main Street reports a male dressed all in dark clothing with a backpack, hooded shirt, and wearing a mask is there and they have asked him several times to leave, and he has refused; he was last seen headed toward the pharmacy; the caller stayed on the line and she reported the male headed outside, and an officer arrived at the same time; officer is now with the male, and investigating.
6:17 p.m. — Caller states there is a man filling up two-liter bottles with gasoline at the F. L. Roberts station on Main Street and putting them in plastic bags in the back of his car; plate number was taken and given to police; officer investigating.
6:19 p.m. — Caller from Standish Court reports her 12-year-old son is tearing his room apart, and she would like him taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for evaluation; officer sent, and situation resolved.
6:31 p.m. — Report of a needle on the ground on Federal Street, officer located the syringe and placed it in container for disposal.
7:04 p.m. — Caller from McDonald’s on Federal Street reports a wallet was found in the lobby, and it has a needle in it; officer investigating.
8:19 p.m. — Caller from Frederick Road reports someone dumped coffee in her mailbox; she also reported someone urinated all over her jeep.
9:01 p.m. — Caller from Washburn Avenue reports a fraud, in that someone used her credit card number out of state.
Greenfield, Dec. 3
8:16 a.m. — Report of an unwanted female on Summer Street; officer to investigate.
8:39 a.m. — Report from Frederick Road of vandalism to a moving truck; officer spoke with the reporting person who said someone smeared hand lotion on the driver’s door handle and step of the rented moving van during the night.
12:06 p.m. — Walk-in reports items missing from her home on Bernardston Road; officer spoke with her about the theft of jewelry; report filed.
12:56 p.m. — Report of a delivery truck stuck under the bridge on Bank Row; tow truck had to remove it.
4:54 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported at Hillside Park where the caller say her children saw two parties engaging in inappropriate behavior there; officer to investigate.
6:27 p.m. — Caller from the public library reports a man is out of control there, and that he kicked a computer, and knocked down other things as well; the reporting person stated that the known male became angry about the overdue fees that he had accrued; a patron physically restrained the man and removed him from the library.
6:57 p.m. — Report that Holyoke Police called to inform GPD of information they received regarding a youth who lives in Greenfield, that was seen on Facebook holding what appears to be an M-16 rifle; report taken.
7:18 p.m. — Caller from Bradford Drive reports her sister took her gold necklace, and won’t return it; officer to investigate.
8:24 p.m. — Caller states that she is a therapist and received a call form a client who was stating her father was trying to break into her house on Shelburne Road, and the reporting person is concerned about the female’s welfare; officer made contact with the female who was very upset on the phone and didn’t give much information, she stated her father attempted to get in the house a few times tonight, but he has since left and she didn’t want to give any further information.
10:41 p.m. — Fire command reports a bomb threat or attempt at Lenox Avenue, the high school; officers and state police also on the scene, walk through completed with state police and K-9s and nothing found.
10:59 p.m. — Caller from Sanderson Street states both her rear tires have been slashed. Officer to investigate.
Montague, Dec. 3
8:11 a.m. — Caller from Main Street in Montague Center reports an injured deer in her backyard.
11:45 a.m. — Caller from Turners Falls High School requesting officers to the front office for an out-of-control student; officer went and took the male to his residence on Avenue A.
11:59 a.m. — Walk-in wanting to file charges on the person who stole money from him; officer will be checking this situation.
2:21 p.m. — Employee at the Turners Falls Pizza House says a male has been jumping off the back roof of his building, and kicking his video camera; the reporting person’s employee has a description of the person; officer investigating.
2:50 p.m. — Reporting person came into the station to speak with an officer about threats and harassment by a family member who has been staying in the reporting person’s apartment but isn’t on the lease; officer gave the reporting person her options.
3:21 p.m. — Report of a domestic disturbance at Peskeompskut Park between a male and female, and the female then left the area, but dropped her cell phone, which the reporting person has; officer spoke to the male involved and the phone was identified, and given back.
3:40 p.m. — Caller from Third Street reports she discovered her credit card missing and when she called the credit card company, they told her where it had been used; caller has canceled the card, and spoke to the store where it was used, and they advised her to contact police in order to have access to the security camera; officer to investigate.
5:14 p.m. — Domestic disturbance on Fourth Street where the caller says she and her boyfriend were just kicked out of an apartment there, where the boyfriend is reportedly on the lease; she says she and the boyfriend were in a verbal altercation with his mother and a brother, and threats were made to assault the reporting person; officer spoke to all involved and the boyfriend will be staying elsewhere for the evening.
6:29 p.m. — Arrested Michael Vincent Thorpe, 53, of River Road, Deerfield, on a probation warrant.
7:09 p.m. — Caller from Grout Circle reports he and his wife were attacked by a fox in their yard, and that their dog was also attacked; he reports his wife was scratched; he killed the fox; animal control officer advised the caller to put the fox into a bag, and that his wife should go immediately to the ER, and that the dog should also be checked, and a message left for the board of health; fox to be tested for rabies.
8:06 p.m. — Caller from area of the Great Falls Discovery Center on Avenue A reports she can see a male and female at the picnic table at the back and the male was just grabbing the female by her jacket, and was yelling and screaming obscenities at her; officer contacted the couple and found no altercation, though the male was having a very animated conversation with the female; both were sent on their way.
9:08 p.m. — Caller from the F.L. Roberts gas station on Third Street requests an officer to come and remove a hypodermic needle from the ladies restroom; officer sent.
Orange, Dec. 3
10 a.m. — An employee of the cable TV company came into the station requesting an officer’s assistance while he investigates possible larceny of cable service on Nina Pierce Circle; on arrival, no one was home in either suspected locations, and he was going to speak with his supervisor to determine the next course of action.
11:30 a.m. — Caller from Wheeler Avenue reports his neighbor cut down several trees and the brush and branches from the trees haven’t been picked up; officer responded and confirmed the situation; the reporting person said his neighbor told him that he’d have it cleared up by Monday; the officer will check again on Monday.
5:06 p.m. — Report of a man lying on the sidewalk in front of an East Main Street location; officers and ambulance responded, and the homeless man was taken into protective custody.
Orange, Dec. 4
1:50 a.m. — Report from Stone Valley Road where Control says the fire department is responding for a female in cardiac arrest.
4:10 p.m. — Walk-in turned himself in on a warrant; arrested was Dakota James Sandfield, 21, of Whitney Street, Orange, on the warrant.
4:25 p.m. — Walmart has one person detained for shoplifting; officer arrested Kelly Ann Padden, 27, of East River Street, Orange. Charged with shoplifting.
Montague, Dec. 4
9:43 a.m. — Report of a man dressed in orange hunting gear fired three shots from the hill behind Doyle’s Car Wash on Montague City Road and the reporting person is concerned that the hunter is not the appropriate distance from buildings and roadway; units checked the area and the only person seen is more than the legal distance.
10 a.m. — Report of possible dryer fire on Old Sunderland Road; Montague Center Fire Department found the smoke was caused by steam hitting the cold air; no problems.
3:33 p.m. — Caller from Turner Street reports he was just in an altercation with his cousin and was “sucker punched,” by the cousin, and states he has a black eye, split lip and other injuries, but the caller refused EMS aid several times; he requested an officer meet him at the Bridge of Names; the officer spoke with both people involved; the reporting person was assisted with gathering some belongings and he left for the evening.
10:49 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported at Millers Falls Road and Henry Avenue area; officer responded and spoke to a female there who said all was fine.
Greenfield, Dec. 4
1:05 a.m. — Caller from Birch Street reports a drunk male standing outside this location yelling for help, then a second caller says he had been kidnapped from Chapman Street to this location where he has been yelling for help.
2:15 a.m. — The janitor at the Main Street laundry called and stated there is a male sleeping under one of the tables; officer located the sleeping man inside, and he admitted he wasn’t using the laundry services, and had no reason to be there other than sleeping; he was advised not to return unless utilizing their services.
9:09 a.m. — Wires down on Turners Falls Road; central maintenance is en route.
9:45 a.m. — Management at Riverside Drive reports a dead animal hanging outside an apartment there, and thought it might be a coyote; contacted the Environmental Police, and nothing criminal was found.
2:20 p.m. — Accident reported on River Street; two vehicles involved, no injuries reported; one citation issued for failure to use care in stopping, starting, turning or backing.
3:33 p.m. — Call from Country Club Road where the reporting person states her son has been threatening her, and himself; officer investigating.
4:20 p.m. — Accident reported at Federal Street and Bernardston Road; two vehicles involved; officer found witnesses that said both parties exchanged information, and left prior to officer’s arrival.
4:58 p.m. — Caller from High Street reports the house there is abandoned and was recently broken into, and he just saw a truck pull up and a male go to the back of the house; officer to investigate.
5:10 p.m. — Caller from Country Side Road who reports she gave her credit card information to a company that won’t give her an address, and she is concerned about fraud; the caller was advised of options and as of yet there is no fraudulent activity on her card.
5:15 p.m. — Fight reported on Chapman Street, where a male told an officer that a female came to his house and slapped him really hard across the face because she thinks he owes her $1,400; he was advised of his legal options.
6:36 p.m. — Caller from Laurel Street reports he is moving from this location and he discovered this afternoon that someone stole a Madonna statue from the back yard; officer investigating.
9:29 p.m. — Caller from High Street would like an officer to respond and speak with an underage female who was placed in their care, and who has been drinking, in violation of her probation; they wanted the officer in a patriarchal capacity rather than a legal one; she was informed police will not be engaging her in this capacity at this time, so the caller said they will be bringing her to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for evaluation.
Greenfield, Dec. 5
2:29 a.m. — Caller informs an officer that her nephew was involved in a fight in Greenfield earlier this evening where a baseball bat was used; the aunt was informed she could call Baystate Franklin Medical Center to see if he was there.
6:01 a.m. — Officers arrested Bennie Delbert Suggs, 32, of Springfield, on a warrant.
8:22 a.m. – Caller from Armory Street would like an officer to respond regarding some knives he found on his front lawn; officer investigating.
Montague, Dec. 5
7:56 a.m. — Caller from Griswold Street reports getting threatening and harassing messages from his ex-girlfriend; officer spoke with both, and they were advised of options.