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21-year-old Deerfield man gets jail for 3rd OUI

Friday, January 30, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — A 21-year-old South Deerfield man was sentenced to 18 months in jail and lost his driver’s license for eight years after he pleaded guilty Thursday to charges, including his third drunken driving charge. The charges are related to an Aug. 12 accident in Hatfield that injured him and his girlfriend. Tylor J. Sevene of 13 Elm St., Apt. 20, pleaded guilty in Northampton District Court to charges of … 0

Greenfield drug raid nets 26 single-use bags of heroin; 4 arrested

Friday, January 30, 2015

GREENFIELD — State and local police swarmed an Oak Courts apartment and arrested four people after heroin was allegedly found there. Police recovered 26 single-use bags of heroin in the Thursday night raid, and turned two children over to state custody, according to court documents. Rae Wilder, 35, of 43 Oak Courts, pleaded … 0

Police: Man arrested after showing pellet gun in bar, claiming to be with ‘Homeland’

Friday, January 30, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local man armed with a pellet gun and claiming to be from Homeland Security offered to back up local police officers during his own arrest, according to police. Ryan Adams, 30, of 4 Armory St., pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Friday to charges of carrying a dangerous weapon and … 0

Police Logs Jan. 20-23

Monday, January 26, 2015

Greenfield, Jan. 20 11:11 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported by a caller from GCC who wants to speak with an officer about a student of theirs who may be involved with the on line purchase of a gun and Ricin tablets; a staff member reports that after a … 0

Man rescued from river

Sunday, January 25, 2015

DEERFIELD — Turners Falls firefighters retrieved an injured man from the frozen surface of the Deerfield River below the Cheapside bridge Saturday night after a passerby reported a man dangling his legs from the railing. Greenfield and Deerfield … 0

Deerfield man faces OUI, assault, other charges

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

DEERFIELD — A local man faces drunk driving and assault and battery charges after allegedly assaulting a police officer during his arrest, and during his booking. Deerfield Police Chief John Paciorek Jr. said police stopped a 2007 Camry driven at an estimated 60 miles per hour in a … 0

Police Log, Jan. 19-20

Friday, January 23, 2015

Greenfield, Jan. 19 6:41 a.m. — Reports that a 2005 gray Nissan Murano has been repossessed on Laurel Street. 7:33 a.m. — Despondent person reported on Linwood Street, where the caller would like assistance in getting the involved person to the hospital for evaluation; the officer made a … 0

District Court Log, Jan. 12-14

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

District Court Greenfield, Jan. 12, Judge Laurie MacLeod Brandon K. Kilburn, 31, of South Prospect Street, Millers Falls. Pleaded guilty to larceny from a person, amended down from unarmed robbery, sentenced to one year in the house of correction, three months direct, balance suspended, placed on probation until … 0

Police log, Jan. 15-18

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Greenfield, Jan. 15 10:22 a.m. — Caller from Leyden Woods office for report of a hit and run accident, two vehicles involved, and the operator and vehicle of the one that initially left was located. Information exchanged. 11:03 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported by or near the Hampton … 0

Orange traffic stop ends in drug arrest

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

ORANGE — A New Hampshire man is facing multiple drug charges after he was arrested during a routine traffic stop. Orange Police officer Chris Bisceglia was patrolling on West River Street Tuesday night when he saw a car with a headlight out and stopped it. After observing suspicious … 0

Alleged knife-point store robber held on $10K bail

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — The man charged with robbing the Main Street Cumberland Farms at knife-point early Saturday morning was held Monday in lieu of $10,000 cash bail. James R. Kelley, also known as JR, 25, of 25 4th St., Turners Falls, pleaded innocent Monday at two arraignments in Greenfield … 0

Police Logs, Jan. 12-18

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Orange, Jan. 12 11:50 a.m. — Caller from Red Brook Lane reports she believes her neighbor tore a sign off the door, and is unlocking the back door, officer to investigate. 12:33 p.m. — Caller from Red Brook Lane reports harassment from another tenant; on call back there … 0

No injuries in Route 2 Gill crash

Monday, January 19, 2015

GILL — Police say no one was badly hurt in an accident at the intersection of Route 2 and Main Road in Gill Monday afternoon. Gill Police Chief David Hastings said a car taking a left hand turn from Main Road to head east on Route 2 struck … 0