Police logs: Dec. 20 to Dec. 24

Orange, Dec. 20

11:11 a.m. — Officer wanted on East Main Street where a person seeks an officer due to damage to her vehicle from snow that fell off the roof of the White Elephant building, and damaged her car; officer saw the hood and the large amount of snow there, and she was advised to contact her insurance company, and to also contact the owner of the building.

Noon — Walk-in came with a video he recorded while riding his bike on Daniel Shays Highway last night, and it showed a vehicle coming off a ramp and not granting the right of way to him, which almost caused a collision; the owner of the vehicle was contacted and will have the driver contact the officer.

12:10 p.m. — Shelburne Control advised that they got a call from Brookside Road, about two people in an apartment there, that were yelling at each other, and the reporting person thinks it may be physical; officers spoke with those involved and neither would allege any physical assault, nor was there any evidence of assault; both were advised of rights, and they agreed to calm down, and cool off for a while.

5:40 p.m. — Control advised a business on East Main Street has a person detained for shoplifting; under arrest was Alison M. Knibbs, 33, of Warren, charged with larceny over $250.

Sunderland, Dec. 20

1:30 a.m. — Report of a disturbance at Cliffside Apartments on Amherst Road ; male and female are yelling; officer found no noise, spoke to the reporting person and then two occupants from the above unit admitted verbal argument but no abuse found; they were warned for making disturbing noise.

1:55 a.m. — Report of a past breaking and entering on Hadley Road where the officer responding found no property was taken, but the apartment was entered through the rear window and exited through a rear door.

1 p.m. — Caller into Shelburne Control reporting that he and his ex-girlfriend were in an argument, and he left the apartment, but he is concerned about his belongings.

1:10 p.m. — Officer made contact with the female involved in the previous call and she said all belongings in the home and nothing has been tossed out, and nothing damaged; they will try to get along long enough so he can get his stuff out; if they need us to keep the peace, they will call.

2:15 p.m. — Report of a vehicle off the road with a tow truck on the scene, just North of Torrey Road; officer found the vehicle in a snow bank; no damage to anything along the road.

Sunderland, Dec. 21

1:03 p.m. — A 911 caller from Hadley Road reports an attempted breaking and entering to her aunt’s house; found a single pain of glass broken on the front door, but would-be burglar unable to gain entry due to a dead bolt; officer took photos, and under investigation.

Orange, Dec. 21

1:09 a.m. — Control got a call about a possible domestic dispute at a Holtshire Road address, and the reporting person is calling from a cell phone with poor signal; officer found both people have been drinking and got into an argument; she was advised of all her options and was given a courtesy transport back to her residence in Athol.

3:22 p.m. – Control reports a 911 call on South Main Street in which a female said, send police, and then hung up; both units responded and found it to be a female and her mother, arguing over family issues; nothing physical, and they calmed down prior to arrival of officers.

6:48 p.m. — Caller reports Walmart has a shoplifter detained; officers responded, and arrested was Bobbijo Ann Cote, 34, of East River Street, Orange, charged with shoplifting, vandalizing property, operating with suspended license, and possession of Class B drug.

Orange, Dec. 22

1:50 a.m. — Control got a 911 call with screaming in the background on East Road; officers responded and discussed the situation and peace was restored.

4:08 p.m. — Motor vehicle violation stop on Tully Road led to arrest of Glenn M. Freden, 59, of Converse Road, Orange, charged with operating under the influence of liquor, and failure to drive in the right lane.

10:10 p.m. — Traffic stop on New Athol Road for an improper left turn taken out of the Walmart parking area; operator was issued a warning but the passenger was found to a person who was arrested after investigation; arrested was Shayne Kenneth Favreau, 31, listed as homeless, of Athol, charged with shoplifting, operating with suspended license, failure to stop at a stop sign, improper left turn, possession of Class A drug, to wit, Tramadol; second charge of possession of Class A drug, to wit, methadone tablets, possession of a Class E drug, to wit, Xanax, and vandalizing property.

Sunderland, Dec. 22

5:45 p.m. — Report of deer-car accident on the Amherst Sunderland town line; discovered the vehicle in the area of the farm stand, and the operator reports the deer ran off on the opposite side of the road; damage to vehicle believed to be under $1,000.

Greenfield, Dec. 22

1:12 a.m. — Officer out with a fight on Davis Street, requesting ambulance. One man observed running from scene, found with bloody nose and cut lip. Same reported he was assaulted by someone who was upset he was dancing with his girlfriend.

2:22 a.m. — Ambulance requested at School Street address. Assisted in administration of first aid to a male party who believed he overdosed on marijuana. Baystate Health Ambulance transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

2 p.m. — Accident with report of injury at Bernardston and Overland roads; police and fire department sent; two vehicles involved, fog was thick; one operator was issued a written warning for a stop sign violation; operator of the second vehicle was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center by BHA with an apparent minor injury; both vehicles had to be towed.

3:05 p.m. — Two-car accident at the rotary, but no injuries reported.

3:58 p.m. — Vandalism reported at Lilac Court where the caller says her car was tampered with; lug nuts were loosened.

4:02 p.m. — Caller reports she was bitten by the clerk’s dog when she went inside the Planet station on the Mohawk Trail to pay for her gasoline; officer spoke with the clerk who said the dog was recently purchased, and had all his shots, and has a chip; officer relayed the information to the reporting person, who had two small cuts on her right knuckle, and she is concerned about receiving proof of the dog’s vaccinations; she was referred to the animal control officer.

4:11 p.m. — Accident reported from the Mobil Station on the Mohawk Trail; found to be a rear-end crash, and information was exchanged.

5:41 p.m. — Shoplifting reported at Call’s Corner on Conway Street Loco Malt beverages taken.

5:48 p.m. — Assault reported at the Mill House apartments on Wells Street where a female caller spoke to an officer about her altercation with another female; she says that the woman twisted her thumb; she was advised of her options should she desire to bring charges.

7:16 p.m. — Dispatch reports a male wishes to complain about his service agency; caller says he has been attempting to contact ServiceNet all day regarding an ongoing issue about his medications and the level of services he has been receiving; officer made several attempts to contact ServiceNet without success.

7:23 p.m. — Hit-and-run accident reported at the Dollar General store on Federal Street.

9:39 p.m. — Unruly youth reported at Hillside Park on Conway Street where the caller says three younger kids are on the ice and are beating each other with the “noodles” used to surround the rink; officer located the youths and removed them from the rink after replacing the yellow tubing.

Montague, Dec. 22

1:07 a.m. — Caller reporting a fight in the street on Fourth Street with half dozen males involved. Parties seen scattering when officers arrived. Officers talked to people in the area but no one admitted to anything going on. Officers will stay in the area to monitor.

1:32 p.m. — Caller from Powertown Apartments reporting she had nearly 200 morphine pills stolen.


3:43 p.m. — Fraud reported on Ninth Street where the caller received a call from a male stating he was from “Publisher’s Clearing House,” and was requesting the female go to a drug store and buy a money card, and meet the male to exchange the card; the reporting person didn’t give any personal information to the caller.

8:04 p.m. — Vandalism reported at the Turners Falls Pizza House where the employee calling says a male, wearing a black sweatshirt and gray pants, just spray painted their front door; this was caught on camera; officer investigating.

Greenfield, Dec. 23

6:38 a.m. — Accident reported at Munson Street and Champney Road; vehicle slid off the road and hit a utility pole.

8:09 a.m. — Report of a breaking and entering at the Salvation Army Thrift Store on Hope Street, under investigation.

9:22 a.m. — Report of a wire down on Chapman Street; fire department sent.

2:15 p.m. — Vandalism reported at Hillside Park where the caller says two youths are in the park and have taken down a sign and are using it to smash the ice at the newly constructed ice rink; officer investigating.

3:04 p.m. — Accident at the Route 2 bypass; state police on scene and handling.

3:21 p.m. — Shoplifters caught on tape at Whitney Hill Antiques on Main Street; two cheap knives were taken and two suspects were caught on the video; still under investigation.

3:24 p.m. — Report of a minor accident in the parking lot at The Arbors on Meridian Street.

6:15 p.m. — Report of a disturbance at the Miles Street Hotel apartments where the caller says there is a lot of screaming about drugs coming from there; all quiet on arrival.

9:26 p.m. — Spruce Street caller wants her ex-boyfriend out of the house, and she states he has been “sniffing drugs,” and she is afraid for her safety; she was advised of rights, and taken to the station to seek an emergency restraining order, which was granted by the on-call judge.

11:11 p.m. — Breaking and entering on Deerfield Street where the reporting person states she heard someone break the main entry door; she isn’t sure if the people are still in the house; officers found a male had kicked in the door to the common area, destroying the door casing, and he was yelling suicide statements at the female; search of nearby parks and downtown area didn’t turn up person of interest. BOLO issued to county police.

Montague, Dec. 23

1:12 a.m. — Officer advises he has found spray painted markings on the door of Eagle Automotive and pictures have been taken; he was made aware of similar vandalism reported on the previous shift; officer reports that on investigating further the same marking were found on two white storage containers on First Street, and the Chinese Restaurant on Avenue A on the side of that building, and the front of the old Chick’s Automotive, on Third Street.

Greenfield, Dec. 24

12:37 a.m. — Caller from Franklin Street reports a female knocked on her door, and she found the female was, “all beat up;” officers sent; the female was complaining of not feeling well; she wouldn’t state anything further but admits there is alcohol and drugs involved; she was turned over to BHA and transported to Baystate Franklin Hospital.

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