Police Logs, Dec. 6-Dec. 11
Greenfield, Dec. 6
2:22 a.m. — Collin W. Jones, 27, of 556 Mount Hermon Statio Road, Northfield, was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, resisting arrest, possessing an open container of alcohol in a moving vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failing to stay in marked lanes, after a traffic stop.
4:18 a.m. — A Colrain Street caller reported that an unknown man has been knocking on her door for a half-hour. Subject left before police arrived.
9:33 a.m. — Report of a hit-and-run accident in a Federal Street parking lot.
10:20 a.m. — Ashley E. Erho, 24, of 40 Lilac Court, was arrested on a warrant.
10:59 a.m. — Ally L. Kerkmann, of Groton, was arrested on a warrant.
1:15 p.m. — Nancy Lee Potter, 58, was arrested on four warrants, after police responded to a report of a woman huffing dust cleaner on Federal Street.
1:42 p.m. — Alan R. Hunt Jr., 35, of 23 Union St., was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of a property damage, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and using speed greater than reasonable conditions, after police responded to a hit-and-run accident on Union Street.
2:36 p.m. — Report of a minor hit-and-run accident on the Mohawk Trail.
2:57 p.m. — Responded to a minor two-car accident on Turners Falls Road.
3:53 p.m. — Responded to an accident involving an SUV and a bicyclist on Turners Falls Road. There were no injuries.
4:13 p.m. — A Main Street caller reported that her phone was stolen during an altercation.
Montague, Dec. 6
2:37 p.m. — Eleventh Street caller reports a burglary or breaking and entering. Report taken.
Orange, Dec. 6
10:21 a.m. — Officers on East Main Street to make arrest of Deborah Anne Poole, 46, of East Main Street, Orange, on a warrant for failure to appear for arraignment.
1:35 p.m. — Vandalism reported on Brookside Road where the caller says there are locks cut off of storage trailers, and extra patrols were requested.
5:01 p.m. — Shelburne Control got a call from South Main Street from a person reporting his Toyota pickup was stolen; investigation led to arrest of Stacey Ruth Collins, 38, of Sanders Street, Athol, charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and operating with suspended license.
6:15 p.m. — Control got a call that a 31-year-old man was intoxicated and threatening suicide; the involved person currently has a knife to his throat; only one officer available, and the state police were requested to assist; the man was taken to Athol Memorial Hospital.
6:42 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on North Main Street.
Montague, Dec. 7
2:44 a.m. — Report of a fire with line down on Taylor Hill Road. Investigated.
8:06 a.m. — Report of a fire at Old Sunderland Road address. Services rendered.
3:02 p.m. — Walk-in reporting unwanted person. Robert W. Wasielewski, 53, of 74 Turnpike Road, arrested and charged with domestic assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer.
6:14 p.m. — 911-caller reports a domestic disturbance on G Street. Services rendered.
Greenfield, Dec. 7
6:24 a.m. — A Spruce Street caller reported that her son punched a hole in the wall, pushed her down and stole her vehicle.
8:38 a.m. — Deborvsha D. Wilder, 22, of 17 Forbes Court, was arrested on a warrant.
9:05 a.m. — A caller from BJ’s Wholesale Club reported that tablet computers were stolen from the business on Thursday.
11:24 a.m. — Wallet found on Main Street.
1:57 p.m. — Mill Street caller reports her ex stole $80 from her.
8:13 p.m. — Wells Street caller was in process of filling out restraining order on his ex-wife this morning, got home to find his washer/dryer, hutch, and other furniture gone. Advised caller to find a good divorce attorney and not engage in activities that could expose him to criminal liability, specifically in the area of domestic violence.
8:44 p.m. — Caller reports sedan parked dangerously on Adams Road. Vehicle from earlier BOLO out of Erving, appears to be broken down. Erving Police Department in contact with wife of subject, told her he was looking for a ride to Baystate Franklin Medical Center to check himself in for drug treatment.
Sunderland, Dec. 7
5:20 a.m. — Caller from River Road reports her ex-boyfriend broke into her apartment through the living room window; he has since fled; arrested Ronnie Venson Jr., 27 of Amherst Road, Sunderland, charged with breaking and entering a building in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony, and malicious damage or defacement of property; bail set at $500 plus the fee.
Orange, Dec. 7
12:06 a.m. — Arrested George E. Barber, 46, of Brookside Road, Orange, charged with disorderly conduct; bail set at $250, and he was transported to Franklin County House of Correction for holding.
1:05 a.m. — Report of a person stumbling in the roadway; he was found to have been drinking and was transported to a location where a sober person took custody.
4:48 p.m. — Control reports an officer is wanted on East Main Street for a shoplifter, without identification; a positive ID was made and the store will handle.
5:47 p.m. — Reporting person says a Jeep is down an embankment on Walnut Hill Road, both units responded, situation investigated, but then cleared.
Greenfield, Dec. 8
12:42 a.m. — Report of a domestic disturbance on Oak Court. Verbal argument, both advised of options; male to leave for evening.
2:43 a.m. — Caller reports boyfriend took her phone, doesn’t want to press charges but wants her phone back. Police called phone and he said he would give phone back.
3:16 a.m. — Caller reports she can hear yelling and screaming coming from Davis Street apartment. Male states he wanted to watch the new “Thor” movie on YouTube. Female wanted to watch “Percy Jackson.”
9:43 a.m. — Accident on Allen Street at Beech Street. Two cars, no injuries, one operator cited, one vehicle towed.
12:31 p.m. — Report of vandalism at Hillside Park. Caller stated it looked like part of the skating rink wall has fallen down. Officer stated he and some other people put the fence back up but the ice will need some attention. Several sections of bumpers and side guards were removed from rink, some thrown onto partly frozen rink surface.
4:20 p.m. — Washington Street caller reports his mother broke into his house the other day and would like to speak to an officer.
6:05 p.m. — Caller reports female party with a sign in front of Big Y parking lot stating she is homeless. Appears very young, requesting we check her welfare.
9:26 p.m. — Alarm sounding at the high school on Lenox Avenue side; nothing found.
Montague, Dec. 8
1:37 p.m. — Report of an assault, Power Town office building on Avenue A.
1:48 p.m. — Reporting person from Avenue A says her purse was stolen; the reporting person stated a family member was there earlier and left without saying goodbye; officer observed the suspect who later admitted wrongdoing; the purse has been recovered; summons being issued.
2:30 p.m. — Scam reported by a person and her daughter who says she was notified by phone that her grandson was in trouble in Mexico, and if she wanted to help him she needed to send money; the reporting person did so, and has money gram receipts for several thousand dollars; officer investigating.
4:25 p.m. — Domestic disturbance on Mormon Hollow Road.
4:50 p.m. — Reporting person from a different Avenue A location than earlier incident, reports her food stamp card was stolen out of her purse in her apartment sometime today, she states the only person in her apartment today was a female who came to visit her, but doesn’t recall her name.
11:26 p.m. — Male caller from Fourth Street requests an officer come to his apartment building to retrieve a hypodermic needle and spoon that was left in a common area of the building.
Orange, Dec. 8
5:45 p.m. — Control advised the reporting person states he is having an argument with his girlfriend and she smashed his computer, and an officer spoke with the individuals involved and advised them of options.
Sunderland, Dec. 8
7:22 p.m. — Officer on River Road for report of disturbance between a male and female; over relationship issues; report filed.
Orange, Dec. 9
8:41 a.m. — Accident reported on Tully Road; no injuries reported.
Sunderland, Dec. 9
4:51 p.m. — Report of a two-car accident on Route 116, North of North Silver Lane; but no injuries reported; a 26-year-old male from Sunderland was operating a 2003 Hyundai hatchback, and failed to stay in the marked lane, and collided with a 1999 Oldsmobile sedan operated by a 30-year-old male from Chesterfield; both operators signed medical refusals. The first vehicle’s operator was issued a written warning for failure to stay in the marked lane; both vehicles had to be towed.
Greenfield, Nov. 9
8:35 a.m. — Accident reports by the Greenfield Dental Associates at High Street and Madison Circle; one vehicle slid into the stop sign.
5:01 p.m. — Report from Walgreen’s on Pierce Street that they have a shoplifter detained; officer found a total of $1.47 in merchandise was involved; a trespass notice was issued, and the store will be pulling charges.
5:42 p.m. — Caller from Forbes Court reports three kids in black hoodies and black jeans were throwing snowballs at the house of a friend of the caller; last seen in the Pray Drive area; officer checked the area but unable to locate, and the reporting person said he believes they ran into an apartment.
6:46 p.m. — Arrested Mitchell Raymond Barre, 56, of Maple Street, on the court warrant.
8:05 p.m. — Officers arrested Carl Heebner, 35, of School Street, Greenfield, on the warrant.
9:40 p.m. — A 911 abandoned call came in from Riverside Drive location and officers found that a subject with autism was having difficulty going to bed, and was banging on walls and called 911 to act out; he was calmed by officers and they spoke with the mother about medication changes; peace was restored.
11:29 p.m. — Caller from Conway Street residence reports the resident in another apartment keeps stomping on the floor and making noise; officer attempted to investigate the noise, but unclear where it is coming from and all residents were advised to quiet down.
Orange, Dec. 10
11:30 a.m. — Shoplifting reported at Walmart on East Main Street where Loss Prevention has a person detained; officer sent and a summons has been requested for a 23-year-old Orange resident.
2:37 p.m. — Accident reported by Cheshire County, (N.H.) Sheriff’s Dispatch reports one of their employees slid into a guardrail on the way to work; this was on Route 78, but just a scuff on the guardrail, and doesn’t need a cruiser to respond; they were advised to have him call here if he needed us to put it on record for insurance.
3:08 p.m. — Reporting person came into the station to report he hit a fire hydrant on West River Street; report taken, fire department notified.
4:15 p.m. — Accident reported on Tully Road; a single-vehicle incident, with no injuries reported; officer and Orange Fire Department, responded; car was towed.
5:13 p.m. — Control reports a call from Triple AAA, stating there is an accident on Congress Street, with a car into a utility pole; officer responded and investigated the accident; no injury listed on log.
Greenfield, Dec. 10
7:49 a.m. — Report of a couple of open packages and a text book on the ground at Hillside Park; school books were located in a shipping box by an officer, and as it had a name and address on Conway Street, he was able to locate the owner and return the package and book to the owner.
8:21 a.m. — Unwanted person reported on Congress Street where officers found a dispute over property; the male will come back at a later time, and the reporting person is going to work; they were advised.
Montague, Dec. 10
9:11 a.m. — Caller from Taylor Hill Road calling on behalf of several of her neighbors that there has been a potentially rabid fox seen over the past couple of days wandering between several yards; animal control officer responded, and reported there were two foxes, and they were scared off.
11:33 p.m. — Caller from Madison Circle reports she is missing a leather case with many personal papers inside, a fax machine, and a VCR that were all stored under a bed; it was discovered today.
12:22 p.m. — Caller from area of the Big Y Foods reports being concerned about the welfare of a young female who is panhandling at the entrance there, and she appears to be about 14 years old; officer checked the area, gone on arrival.
12:31 p.m. — Larceny reported on Riverside Drive where the caller says her son stole her medications; officer to investigate.
2:21 p.m. — General disturbance on Quincy Street where the caller says there is a female on her porch refusing to leave; this female is a former friend of her daughter, and the two are having issues; peace was restored.
3:06 p.m. — Unwanted person reported on Juniper Court where the caller says it is a male; on officers arrival they arrested Branden Lee Stebbins 21, of Huckle Hill Road, Bernardston, on two warrants.
7:01 p.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on Elm Street where the caller says his step-son and his wife are arguing; it was all verbal and there was no physical contact; both were calm on officer’s departure.
8:22 p.m. — Fire alarm from Mill House apartments on Wells Street.
4:11 p.m. — Dispatch received a 911 call from a cell phone and on the open line, dispatcher could hear a baby in the background, but no one would respond; officers sent; cell phone was called back, and this time a female picked up, and advised her baby had her phone, but everything is fine; officer continued to check the situation.
6:50 p.m. — Caller from Wodland Drive reports that the downstairs apartment is empty in her building and she can hear banging at this time; not sure if someone is trying to break in or not; she advised the previous tenants were evicted; officer speaking with a male who used to reside there and he advised he does have access to the garage and no evidence of any breaking and entering; no footprints leading from the garage to the house, so no on was trying to break in; the man is just trying to get items from the garage.
Greenfield, Dec. 11
3:06 a.m. — Officer checking a vehicle in Staples parking area on the Mohawk Trail; found a male sleeping there, and he was moved along.
6:27 a.m. — Residential alarm came in from Arnold Lane; officers found a side door on the driveway as the location, but checked the exterior and found all secure; no footprints except those of the officers; note left, for key holder who is responding advising, of our findings and to contact the police station if any further aid is needed
7:18 a.m. — Caller from phone on Court Square says he is feeling suicidal; officers and BHA sent, and the man was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center by BHA.
8:05 a.m. — Vandalism reported on Cedar Glen Circle where the caller reports kids are taking signs down when they cross the property to get to school; officer investigating.
9:47 a.m. — Report of a wire down on Bernardston Road and Harrison Avenue; fire department notified.
10:09 a.m. — Third party report of a domestic at a Conway Street location; officer assisting and spoke with both people involved, and then aiding another agency for child removal; report issued.
10:13 a.m. — One-vehicle accident reported on Fairview Street where the vehicle struck a sign; no injuries reported; report taken.
10:23 a.m. — Forgery or fraud logged when a walk-in reports unauthorized charges to a credit account.
11:34 a.m. — Hit-and-run accident reported on Abbott Street; the damaged vehicle was parked, but accident wasn’t witnessed. Report taken.
Montague, Dec. 11
5:44 p.m. — Caller on a cell phone says he can hear a loud bell alarm, thought to be a fire alarm, coming from a Fourth Street apartment building, or the building next door; he advises no smoke and no flames, and no one seems to be evacuating; officer and Turners Falls Fire Department are en route; second 911 call from a female caretaker advising she accidentally pulled the medical alarm in her room; there is no fire alarm going off, and she has no need for medical assistance; officer and fire department on scene.