Police Logs, Dec. 16-20
Sunderland, Dec. 16
7:05 p.m. — Officer calling a woman who reported her Nook tablet was stolen from her apartment sometime at the end of November, and she found charges were made using the tablet between Dec. 5-15, totaling $60; she will bring in paper work on Tuesday for the report.
Montague, Dec. 16
2:54 p.m. — Accident on Turner Street where caller says a single car drove through a fence; no apparent smoke or fluids or injuries; one vehicle had to be towed; operator cited for speed greater than reasonable for conditions.
2:47 p.m. — Accident reported on Sandy Lane; two vehicles involved, no injuries reported, information exchanged, and one operator was cited for failure to use care in turning.
3:10 p.m. — Caller reports she has two checks that were stolen from her and written out to someone else and subsequently cashed; officer gave her advice.
7:59 p.m. — Caller from Fifth Street stating he was at a Fifth Street address and says that two males reportedly held him down and took $90 from him; investigation led to arrest of Cote Thibault, 24, of Fifth Street, Turners Falls, on a warrant.
Orange, Dec. 16
7:15 a.m. — Caller from Congress Street complaining that there is an unshoveled walk on the street; but the officer found no violation of the town bylaw at this time, as it hasn’t been 24 hours since the snow ended.
10:41 a.m. — Accident on East River Street; two vehicles involved in the parking lot there; one vehicle backed into the right rear door of another vehicle; information exchanged.
2:30 p.m. — Control reports an open 911 line with a possible argument between a mother and a daughter; officers responded, and one subject was taken to Athol Memorial Hospital.
Orange, Dec. 17
2:56 a.m. — General disturbance reported from Hayden Street about yelling from a neighbor’s house for about an hour; officers spoke with both of the people involved, and determined it was an argument between a mother and her daughter; peace was restored.
1:50 p.m. — Shelburne Control reports a 911 call from East River Street, and on call back a person stated everything was now fine, and no need for a response; officers did respond, however, and found it to be an argument between a couple there; both were spoken to and advised nothing physical had taken place.
5:07 p.m. — Callers from Prospect Street and Pine Hill Road both report vehicles can’t make it up the hill on those roads.
8:45 p.m. — Shelburne Control reports state police in Northampton got a 911 call regarding a disturbance on East River Street here; both units responded and found it to be a verbal argument between a man and woman regarding his allegedly cheating on her.
Montague, Dec. 17
4:32 a.m. — Domestic disturbance reported on East Main Street; found to be all verbal; they were advised to be quiet for the rest of the night.
9:06 a.m. — Report of a vehicle stuck in snow, off the road that leads to Cranberry Pond.
10:14 a.m. — Larceny reported from Wentworth Congregate Housing on J Street; the caller says someone stole the cover to her air conditioning unit, and the reporting person observed a cover that looks identical to hers on her neighbor’s air conditioner; officer to investigate.
11:02 a.m. — Officer took a report from the St. Stanislaus Society on K Street regarding checks that were written by a member and who cancelled the checks before they were cashed; officer investigating.
1:54 p.m. — Officers arrested Logan Ty Remick, 31, of Turners Falls Road, Turners Falls, on two default warrants. Bail was set at $175 on the warrant out of Northampton and $1,000 on the warrant out of Greenfield.
3:56 p.m. — Caller from Avenue A states there is a male at her neighbor’s door banging on the door and attempting to get in; subject left prior to police arrival, and unable to locate him.
4:18 p.m. — Caller from Park Street stated that he was out snowblowing and he admitted he was putting some snow into the road, and as he was clearing, a DPW plow came by, and, he believed, intentionally threw snow onto him and his neighbor; officer spoke to the reporting person and then spoke to a DPW official who stated there were similar issues with that person this morning; the reporting person was advised to contact the DPW.
Greenfield, Dec. 17
9:23 a.m. — Walk-in reports a package was left on her windshield, and she knows who it came from; she didn’t open it and would like his advances to stop; she was advised of harassment prevention order options; the package was returned to the man’s residence with a note attached on Greenfield Police Department letterhead.
10:39 a.m. — Trespass order on the French King Highway was reported to have been violated when snow was plowed from neighbor’s drive and damaged a section of a fence.
11:40 a.m. — Report of an accident at Deerfield and Washington streets; two cars involved; no injuries reported.
11:44 a.m. — Single vehicle accident reported by Friendly’s on the Mohawk Trail; no injuries reported; state police were on the scene, and a tow truck was contacted.
12:30 p.m. — Greenfield Star Transitional Home on Conway Street has an out-of-control child, and has him in a restraint on the floor; officers and BHA sent, and officers were able to get him calmed down, and to leave peacefully with the BHA staff; he was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
1:07 p.m. — Argument between a mother and a 15-year-old daughter on Juniper Court; officer found it to be over house rules; and he spoke with those involved as well as the step-father; it was verbal only about the rules that were broken; all were advised.
1:45 p.m. — Domestic disturbance on Sanderson Street; call was transferred from Northampton; male reported the domestic, and then the female called and stated, “he smashed a window and threw the baby down.” She thinks he went out the front door to stash his gun. Investigation led to arrest of arrest of Jonathan Joon French, 32, of Sanderson Street, Greenfield, charged with assault and battery, (domestic), possession of a firearm without a license, improper storage of a large capacity firearm, two charges of possession of a large capacity feeding device, one charge of possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number, one charge of receiving a stolen firearm of over $250 value, one of possession of ammunition without a permit, and one of intimidating a witness.
3:19 p.m. — Caller from Cleveland Street reports she got a call from someone stating her son was arrested in Orange this morning and that she needed to get gift cards in the amount of $4,000 from CVS to bail him out; the reporting person called Orange and they have no record of her son being arrested; fraud report filed.
6:42 p.m. — Domestic disturbance on River Street where the reporting person’s 14-year-old daughter walked away from home after arguing with mother; found to be a verbal dispute concerning on-going issues; officers located the daughter.
8:48 p.m. — Caller from Grove Street states she cut a hole in her fence to make her walk to work easier; she advised the neighbor doesn’t like it; she was advised of options for the future.
11:21 p.m. — Report of a robbery at Circle K gas station on the Mohawk Trail .
Montague, Dec. 18
12:38 a.m. — While listening to the radio, dispatcher heard DPW radio state there is a large horse in the road in downtown Lake Pleasant; officer was advised, but a few minutes after that, the DPW stated a car hit the horse; officer checking to see if the animal is deceased; BHA en route, and officer then advised the horse is up and walking around, but has some injuries; officer then requested dispatch contact the railroad about the horse now on the tracks; officer then reported the horse is now deceased, and they will try to get a loader to move the horse away from the tracks; it was learned the horse belonged to a family on Lake Pleasant Road.
2:18 a.m. — Caller from G Street reports a fight involving the downstairs neighbor and her boyfriend; officer arrested Robert I. Waller, 30, of G Street, Turners Falls charged with assault and battery, (domestic) assault and battery, disorderly conduct, and disturbing the peace.
7:42 a.m. — Detail officer reports a motorist approached him to say he struck a guardrail on Route 47; the reporting person’s vehicle sustained damage, but he said the guardrail was not damaged; he had to go on to work at Judd Wire; officer to follow up.
9:26 a.m. — Motor vehicle stop on Davis Street, and the operator was found to have a revoked license and was taken into custody; officer reports there is a strong odor of marijuana in the vehicle; arrested Walter H. Perry, 35, of Coolidge Avenue, Turners Falls, charged with operating with revoked license, subsequence offense, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, subsequence offense.
3:47 p.m. — Caller from Randall Wood Drive says his neighbors CO2 detector is telling them to vacate the premises; Turners Falls Fire Department and officer were advised; and services rendered.
3:58 p.m. — Caller from Avenue A reports he was in a minor accident in front of Ed’s Barber Shop, no injuries; officer investigating.
5:18 p.m. — Woman called to say she was in an accident at 4 p.m. when she was driving down Church Street and slid into Federal Street, and struck the rear side of a truck; she said they exchanged information, and she has notified her insurance company who requested it be reported to police, and to advise of the slippery conditions there. Officer was advised.
5:20 p.m. — Reporting person reports being involved in a two-vehicle accident on Third Street at the F.L. Roberts station; no injuries reported, officer to investigate.
11:19 p.m. — Officer assisting another agency with a warrant issued by the department that monitors the Sobrietor equipment around the state; the listed person is required to use one nightly, but the equipment has partially failed and unable to be re-tested to confirm intoxication. Arrested was Mark M. Holland, 63, of Turnpike Road, Turners Falls, on the default warrant.
Orange, Dec. 18
5:20 p.m. — Control reports a two-car accident with unknown injuries at South Main Street location; both units responded and found both operators were uninjured; under investigation.
6:54 p.m. — Caller from West River Street reports she was just rear-ended and has a minor injury. Orange Fire Department was requested to respond and officer to investigate.
Greenfield, Dec. 18
12:03 a.m. — Officers arrested the man they found near the Charlene Manor Nursing Home on Colrain Road; arrested was Damien Devon Johnson, 25, of Federal Street, Greenfield, charged with operating a motor vehicle after the right to operate was revoked, possession of Class B drug with intent to distribute, possession of Class B drug, possession of a Class C drug, two charges of assault and battery on a police officer, and one charge of seatbelt violation. Vehicle was towed.
1:56 a.m. — Accident reported by/near the Arbors on Meridian Street; two vehicles involved; accident had minor damage, and was due to road condition; the operator of one vehicle was transported to the hospital due to a past history of concussion; report taken, no vehicles towed.
10:02 p.m. — Assault reported at the courthouse where an employee requests an ambulance for a woman that was assaulted earlier today; she states she doesn’t know who it was; officer spoke with her, report filed.
10:06 a.m. — Caller from the Greenfield, Middle School on Federal Street reports there is a vehicle on the helipad, in back; officer to check, and the owner was located at the school; it will be removed.
2:14 p.m. — Gun call reported from someone at The Arbors on Meridian Street who says there are two men, dressed in brown and orange camouflage, walking South on Meridian, carrying rifles; officers responded, and found it to be black powder, deer hunters who were headed into the woods on foot; no issues.
2:37 p.m. — Caller from Solon Street complaining about her neighbor plowing snow into her yard; she was advised of options, and the officer called the man doing the plowing, and left a message with instructions.
7:58 p.m. — Caller reports getting threatening texts from her boyfriend and would also like to speak to an officer regarding his attempts to make her move out of a shared apartment.
8:07 p.m. — Accident at the YMCA on Main Street; two vehicles involved, no injuries reported, but one vehicle was towed; summons issued for uninsured motor vehicle, and unregistered motor vehicle.
9:03 p.m. — Report of shoplifting at Bootleggers on the Mohawk Trail; officer investigating.
10:18 p.m. — Domestic disturbance at Day’s Inn on Colrain Road.
Montague, Dec. 19
8:10 a.m. — Caller from East Main Street reports a pipe broke and the water has flooded her kitchen; officers sent, Turners Falls Fire Department then on the scene.
Greenfield, Dec. 19
1:21 a.m. — Officer requested by a walk-in who says she works with Crisis Services, and was at the hospital evaluating a patient who has been badly beaten; officer to follow up.
1:28 a.m. — Domestic disturbance on Riverside Drive where the caller stated she can hear her neighbor yelling and screaming for help; responding officers found it was verbal only and they were unable to locate the male involved.
2:39 a.m. — Officer requested on Silver Street where the reporting person states his neighbor is bothering him and is yelling at him; the two are separated at this time; found to be a verbal neighborhood dispute; situation discussed and both people were advised of the harassment prevention order process.
3:55 a.m. — Medical emergency in Oak Courts where the caller reported self-inflicted lacerations to his forearms; knives were secured in the evidence locker for safe keeping; the patient was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.
8:58 a.m. — Two men in camouflage with shotguns headed South from the area of Ruggeri’s Market, along the river; officer investigated and found they were same hunters.
10:54 a.m. — Unwanted person reported at Koch’s Automotive on Main Street, officers sent, and the subject was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
11:23 a.m. — Report of a hit-and-run on Deerfield Street by Ruggeri’s Market, where the reporting person says her vehicle was struck while waiting to pull out into traffic, by a southbound vehicle that struck the driver’s side mirror.
12:43 p.m. — Report from the Outlet Store on Chapman Street about a accident with a Fed Ex truck into a parked car, but no injuries; minor damage, and officer assisted with information exchange.
12:48 p.m. — Traffic stop at Main Street and Court Square where a vehicle was stopped for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk, and failure to obey a traffic signal (no turn on red) and the operator has suspended license in Massachusetts from Connecticut driver’s license; subject being summoned on three charges.
12:52 p.m. — Report of a minor accident in the parking lot off Fiske Avenue; one car into a parked car; information exchanged prior to officer’s arrival; found minor damage to driver’s side doors.
3:25 p.m. — Caller states there is a minor accident at Vernon and Cleveland streets; two vehicles involved, but no injuries reported; one vehicle towed due to expired registration.
3:35 p.m. — Accident at Silver and Birch streets; two vehicles; second vehicle was traveling west on Silver Street when vehicle pulled into traffic from Davis Street, striking the driver’s side of second vehicle; citation issued to operator of first vehicle.
5:41 p.m. — Hit-and-run accident at Cheapside and Deerfield streets where the caller says she was rear ended; the responding officer found the second vehicle left the scene without giving proper notification; the operator of second vehicle didn’t make his identification known and the reporting person didn’t get a plate number; the only description is a beige pickup, operated by a white male in his 20s.
8:21 p.m. — Unwanted person reported on Main Street, and the caller said a female was screaming at him; the female had already left of her own accord before the call; the reporting person was advised to not allow her to enter the apartment again, and to call 911 if she returned.
Montague, Dec. 19
10:37 a.m. — Caller from South High Street reports he discovered inconsistenciesinconstancies in the payroll records and suspects larceny; he will be getting appropriate paperwork together and bring it in.
10:47 a.m. — Break reported at Central Street School building on Central Street, where the caller says the hinges and door were removed from a shed, and the caller says he hasn’t entered the shed to find out what, if anything, is missing; officer responded, and is investigating.
Greenfield, Dec. 20
2:35 a.m. – Suspicious activity reported on Pray Drive where the caller says a man was walking behind her apartment, looking in her window; she said the man had knocked on her door, and he said his name is James; she doesn’t know who he is, and was last seen walking toward the front of the apartment; officers checked the area, unable to locate.
3:28 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported from Riverside Drive where the caller says a man with a dark leather jacket, knocked on her door about an hour ago; the reporting person stated she met the male once before; she would like the officers to check the area; area is clear.