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DA'SEAN DOWNEY

UMass football player Da’Sean Downey to be arraigned in October in connection with altercation that injured 2 students

Friday, August 28, 2015

AMHERST — A linebacker for the University of Massachusetts football team will be arraigned in October on assault charges stemming from an altercation at a Hadley house party earlier this year that left one victim temporarily unconscious and missing teeth. Da’Sean M. Downey — listed on the team’s online roster as a 6-foot-4, 241-pound sophomore linebacker — will be arraigned Oct. 21 in Eastern Hampshire District Court, according to a criminal complaint filed by Hadley Police this week. He is charged with two counts of assault and battery causing serious bodily injury. Police had not previously named Downey as the suspect in the case. Hadley … 0

District Log, Aug. 14 to 27, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Orange, Aug. 14, Judge Paul Smyth Adam J. Lindo, 21, of Parmenter Street, Athol. Found responsible for operating with suspended license, filed with defendant’s consent, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil complaint. Mark E. Anderson, 25, of Pine Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny over $250, and sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 2/21/17, must have … 0

Police Log, Aug. 26, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Montague, Aug. 26 10:30 a.m. — Caller reports her daughter stole several items from her storage unit in Greenfield, she was given the number of the Greenfield Police. 3:13 p.m. — Caller from area of Turners Falls Road and James Avenue reports a lot of smoke coming from behind a duplex type building with a porch; Turners Falls Fire Department, and officers advised; … 0

Police Log, Aug 25 to 26, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 25 11:38 a.m. — Accident reported at Ninety Nine Restaurant, where the officer found one vehicle turned right on red, striking an SUV going through a green light; no injuries reported, no tows and information was exchanged. 1:52 p.m. — Erratic operation of a vehicle coming … 0

UMass rape suspect’s lawyer maintains sex was consensual

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — In his opening statement in Hampshire Superior Court Tuesday, defense attorney Alfred P. Chamberland said a woman was raped in her dorm room at the University of Massachusetts on Oct. 13, 2012 — but Chamberland said his client, Adam T. Liccardi, was not the rapist. “It … 0

Police Log, Aug. 24 to 25, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 24 Noon — Caller from Greenfield Savings Bank reports an employee made a false deposit into her account and then withdrew the money, she didn’t return to work after her break, officer investigating. 12:30 p.m. — Shoplifting reported at Big Y Foods on the Mohawk Trail, … 0

Court Logs, Aug. 14, 24, 25, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 14, Judge William Mazanec III Michael J. Walsh, 54, of Lowell. Pleaded guilty to child endangerment while operating under the influence of alcohol, in Greenfield, sentenced to 90 days in the house of correction, direct, with credit for time served. Pleaded guilty to operating under the … 0

Trial of 3rd UMass rape suspect begins

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Opening statements began Tuesday in the third of four expected trials connected with an alleged rape of a University of Massachusetts Amherst student in 2012. Hampshire Superior Court Judge Richard J. Carey and attorneys selected the jury Monday that will decide the fate of Adam T. … 0

Court Log, Aug. 21, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 21, Judge William Mazanec III Joseph Curboy, 28, of Millbury, charge of operating with suspended license, in Northfield, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for speeding. Adontay D. Groom, 21, of New Haven, Conn. Charge of unlicensed operation of a … 0

Police logs: Aug. 23-24

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Montague, Aug. 23 10:41 p.m. — Caller from Fourth Street reports that about two hours ago his medication was stolen from his apartment, and he suspects it was taken by a guest he had over; medications weren’t locked up or secured, and were in a basket under the … 0

Police: Woman stabs sleeping man in back

Monday, August 24, 2015

BERNARDSTON — A Greenfield woman faces an attempted murder charge after police say she stabbed a Bernardston man in the back. Susan L. Carlilse, 54, of 124 Davis Street in Greenfield was arrested around 7:45 p.m. Sunday and charged with attempted murder, assault and battery with a dangerous … 1

Police log, Aug. 21 to 23, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

Orange, Aug. 21 9:35 a.m. — Caller from East River Street reports there is a tree down across the road; officer found it to be a large pine tree limb blocking the roadway; Orange Highway Department was notified, and the tree limb was removed. 11:05 a.m. — Walk … 0

Lumber fire causes blackouts in Athol

Monday, August 24, 2015

ATHOL — Hundreds spent hours without power Sunday night after a lumber fire. The Athol Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in the area of the old Athol Table shop at about 6:15 p.m., and found large piles of old timber in flames across the … 0