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Police Logs, July 16 to July 22

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Greenfield, July 17 12:22 a.m. — Vehicle located in the closed and posted town park at Highland Pond; one person was located sleeping in the park; he was moved along and is to be summoned. 12:23 a.m. — General disturbance on Federal Street where a reporting person was complaining of loud noise from an upstairs apartment, and officers found noise on arrival, and spoke with the owner, and he advised … 0

Heavy rain, wind sweep through Franklin County

Monday, July 28, 2014

In Franklin County, emergency departments reported little damage from the first heavy rain storm of the day, around 7 a.m., but a second storm that flashed through the county in the mid-afternoon was less gentle. Police, firefighters, highway and utility crews scrambled to clear downed trees and wires, some of which closed roads. … 0

District Court Logs, July 16

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Orange, July 16, Judge William Mazanec Joanna Phillips, 25, of Leverett Road, Shutesbury. Pleaded innocent to breaking and entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, larceny from a building, and receiving stolen property, released on personal recognizance, continued to 8/12/14 for pretrial conference. Orange, July 18, Judge William Mazanec Adam C. Yukl, 20, of Linden Avenue Greenfield. … 0

Police Logs: July 17-20

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Orange, July 17 11:33 p.m. — Request for an officer at the airport administration building due to vandalism done there; officer responded. 12:53 p.m. — Orange Post Office called, as they are concerned about a person who hasn’t picked up her mail in a few weeks; they were … 0

Police Logs: July 17-21

Friday, July 25, 2014

Orange, July 16 1 p.m. — General disturbance on North Main and Dexter streets where the reporting person says two kids on noisy pocket motorcycles are in that area; cruiser sent, but gone on arrival of police. 2:41 p.m. — Caller advising that her vehicle was vandalized overnight … 0

Turners Falls man arrested on OUI charges, cops say he backed into cruiser

Thursday, July 24, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Turners Falls man was arrested on drunken driving and other charges after he backed his car into a parked cruiser, according to police. Dion W. Cadiz, 24, of 88 2nd St., was arrested Wednesday night on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, driving … 0

Rowe fire chief to resign after ‘scrutiny’

Thursday, July 24, 2014

ROWE — Citing lack of support from selectmen, Fire Chief Paul McLatchy Jr. has resigned after nearly three decades with the fire department and several months of wrangling with the Board of Selectmen on how the Fire Department is run. “No other official in town has had such … 0

Police Logs July 14 to 16

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Montague, July 14 10:09 a.m. — Caller reports there was just a large black bear in his yard on Randall Road, and it appeared to have an injured leg; Environmental Police Dispatch was advised. 12:41 p.m. — A reporting person called on behalf or a friend who has … 0

Toll scam ‘E-Z’ money for crooks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A new email scam that popped up this month may seem like highway robbery ... and some may be paying a high price as a result. People across the country have fallen victim to a new scam that … 0

Police logs, July 14 to 15

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Greenfield, July 14 2:54 p.m. — Caller reported a male has been going by her place and threatening to kick the door in; she was advised of options. 5:16 p.m. — General disturbance on Main Street and then moved to Bank Row; caller reports a fight going on; … 0

District Court Logs, July 14-18

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Greenfield, July 14, Judge William Mazanec Sherri Horianoupolus, 45, of Highland Lake, N. J. Admitted to sufficient facts for three charges of violation of harassment prevention orders, but continued without a finding until 1/14/15 on each count, with victim witness assessment of $50, on the first count, and … 0

Long-time Deerfield, Whately patrolman remembered

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

DEERFIELD — They called him “The Colonel.” That’s the nickname that Deerfield Police Chief John Paciorek Jr, said members of his department gave part-time patrolman Robert “Eric” Seaholm for his uncanny ability to “politely and respectfully” take charge … 0

District Court logs, July 7 to 11

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Greenfield, July 7, Judge William Mazanec Heidi Gibson, 29, of Devens Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, to wit, a blunt object, released on personal recognizance, must have no abuse of the alleged victim, and continued to 8/11/14 … 0