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Joseph Ewig

Greenfield man, girlfriend arrested in heroin bust

Thursday, February 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local couple faces heroin charges after a raid of an apartment turned up almost 300 bags of heroin, according to police. Joseph Ewig, 22, of 207 Chapman St., apartment 2, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Thursday to charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute as a subsequent offense and possession of a Class C drug. His girlfriend, Hillary Henderson, 30, listed as homeless, pleaded innocent Thursday to charges of possession of heroin and being present where heroin is kept. State and local police with the Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at Ewig’s apartment at about … 0

Police Logs Feb. 16-23

Friday, February 27, 2015

Orange, Feb. 16 7:15 a.m. — Shelburne Control advises that the fire department is responding to East River Street for a burst water pipe; officer responded and remained to help the fire department. 12 p.m. — Officer responded to East Main Street location with the fire department for a reported oven fire, but the fire was found to be out on arrival. 12:19 … 0

District Court Logs, Feb. 3-20

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 3, Judge William Mazanec III Anna V. Kapusta, 24, of Woodleigh Avenue, Greenfield. Charge of operating with suspended registration, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Charge of uninsured motor vehicle, dismissed at request of the commonwealth. Greenfield, Feb. 10, Judge William Mazanec III Robert T. Lowell III, 49, listed as homeless, of Greenfield. Found responsible for disorderly conduct, … 0

Bernardston crash kills 24-year-old

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BERNARDSTON — A single-car crash took the life of a 24-year-old local woman Wednesday. Malerie Kidder was pronounced dead at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, according to Mary Carey, spokeswoman for the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. Kidder was driving her Mazda sedan north on South Street around 7 a.m. … 0

I-91 traffic stop leads to drug arrest for Chicopee man

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A traffic stop on Interstate 91 Tuesday night led to the arrest of a Chicopee man on drug charges by the State Police. Billie Roman, 31, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, operating with a suspended license, speeding and failing to … 0

District Court Logs, Feb. 10-19

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 10, Judge William Mazanec III Kevin M. Pelis, 42, of Deerfield Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor, third offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, and failure to stop or yield, bail set at $500, continued to 3/20/15 … 0

District Court Logs, Feb. 2-12

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 2, Judge William Mazanec III Naobi Alvarez, 23, of Riverside Drive, Greenfield. Charge of receiving a stolen credit card, to be dismissed on payment of $100 court costs. Charge of improper use of a credit card under $250, to be dismissed on payment of $70 restitution … 0

Teens arrested in Deerfield break-ins

Monday, February 23, 2015

DEERFIELD — Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a string of break-ins. Police reported that two 17-year-old boys from Southampton and Worthington were arrested early Monday morning after a traffic stop. Officers Brian Ravish and Adam Sokoloski pulled a truck over at about 1:05 a.m. for … 0

Woman scuffles with cops during traffic stop arrest

Monday, February 23, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman faces drunken driving and assaulting a police officer charges after a weekend arrest. Suzanne Mitchell, 52, of 173 Conway St., pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Monday to charges of operating under the … 0

Police Logs Feb. 13-18

Monday, February 23, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 13 2:33 p.m. — Reports of shoplifting at Ruggeri’s Beverage and Redemption Center. Employees reported a tall man in a black jacket and plaid shirt had tried to steal tobacco products. 4:01 p.m. — Caller reported leaving the doctor’s office and seeing a woman slumped over … 0

Missing N.H. infant’s mom may be in Greenfield

Friday, February 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing New Hampshire infant with ties to Greenfield. A judge ordered 4-month-old Khalieyah Pitts remanded to the custody of the New Hampshire Division of Youth, Children and … 0

Vermont man sent to state prison for defaced gun, other charges

Friday, February 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Vermont man will spend five years in prison for having his girlfriend throw an illegal gun from his moving car. Angel Figueroa, 25, of White River Junction, was found guilty Friday by a Superior Court jury of possession of a firearm without an FID card, … 0

Police: N.Y. man arrested for dealing painkillers

Friday, February 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — Police confiscated nearly 400 pain pills and arrested a New York man on drug dealing charges. George Flores, 35, of New York City, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Friday to a single charge of possession of a Class B drug with intent to distribute. He … 0