Police Logs: Dec. 23-24
Montague, Dec. 23
11:37 a.m. — Walk-in reported a breaking and entering into a motor vehicle that happened overnight on Third Street; a GPS and a brown bag containing personal paperwork were taken. Officer investigating.
6:27 p.m. — Neighborhood disturbance reported on Fourth Street where the reporting person requests an officer speak to the tenant below her, and alleges this person is constantly screaming at her, or banging on the ceiling, or meeting her in the hallway, and telling her to fight her; the reporting person just wants the other woman to leave her alone; officer spoke with the other female who was advised of the complaint, and she stated she is moving out this weekend, anyway.
6:36 p.m. — Caller from Federal Street reports his son was assaulted by his girlfriend; arrested was Katy Kopasz, 25, of Millers Falls Road, Northfield, charged with assault and battery, (domestic).
8:41 p.m. — Larceny reported on L Street where the caller says her two vehicles, as well as her neighbor’s vehicles, were broken into; officer was told that a Sirus XM radio clock and three Blue Tooth devices are missing from one of the cars. Under investigation.
11:28 p.m. — Loud noise disturbance on Fourth Street; offender left prior to arrival; she will call if they return.
11:41 p.m. — The reporting person from the previous call say the offending person is back and is now threatening her, and there are other people involved, but no weapons involved; officers sent and mediated the issue as best they could; all were advised of options.
Orange, Dec. 23
7:20 a.m. — Report of an accident at South Main and West Main streets in the center of town, from where Shelburne Control got word that a tractor-trailer struck a pole; the operator was cited for failure to use care; the highway department was requested to remove the steel pole, and the fire department to fix the traffic lights.
5:11 p.m. — Control reports Walmart shoplifter who left in a vehicle; area checked but with negative contact; after investigating, a summons is being issued for the person involved.
6:35 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop on New Athol Road, and operator was given a warning for making an improper left turn out of the Walmart parking lot.
6:49 p.m. — Control advises there is a call from Cheney Street from a first floor apartment resident, complaining of the tenant on the second floor making a lot of noise; officer spoke with the tenant on the second floor and advised him to try to be more quiet.
Greenfield, Dec. 24
1:22 a.m. — ER patient at Baystate Franklin Medical Center removed by officers as she is being verbally assaultive; the female suddenly felt well enough to shout and jump, and was successfully escorted off the premises.
2:28 a.m. — General disturbance reported on Devens Street; yelling reported from an apartment; officers found no disturbance on arrival.
7:14 a.m. — Larceny reported at Bayberry Court where the caller says a man stayed in her apartment while she went to a doctor’s appointment a few days ago, and now she is missing some jewelry and a sweatshirt.
7:48 a.m. — Despondent person reporting from area of the town hall who says he is feeling suicidal; officer found he had already called BHA and they had already loaded him as a patient.
8:14 a.m. — Report of a breaking and entering into unlocked motor vehicle on Adams Road; nothing is missing.
8:40 a.m. — Caller from Solar Express Laundry on Federal Street says that as she was opening, she noticed a red, 4x4 truck pull up, and a male was attempting to load a washing machine into the truck; he said the owner had given permission to take it; the reporting person contacted the owner who said he hadn’t given anyone permission to take items; officer to investigate.
Montague, Dec. 24
8:51 a.m. — Vandalism reported on Avenue A at the Crocker Building, where the caller says there is graffiti on the doors to the maintenance building; officer investigating.