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District Court Logs, July 22-29

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Orange, July 22, Judge Laurie MacLeod Denver D. Hill, 29, of Crescent Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for possession of a firearm without a license, and improper storage of a fire arm, but continued without a finding on both until 1/20/15, with victim witness assessment of $50 in the first count, and conditions on both counts, that defendant must have mental health evaluation according to state law, and take … 0

Police Logs, July 25-29

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Orange, July 25 11 a.m. — Caller from Prentiss Street reports vandalism to her vehicle that was shot by a BB gun sometime overnight; incident investigated. 3:25 p.m. — Caller reports she was coming off Route 2 onto Daniel Shays Highway, when she was rear-ended by another vehicle; information exchanged, but she came to the station and an officer viewed the damage; she … 0

Drug suspect stopped on I-91 after wrestling with, escaping trooper

Thursday, July 31, 2014

DEERFIELD — Deerfield Police stopped a suspect fleeing from state troopers by flattening his car tires with a “spike strip” thrown across a section of Interstate 91 Wednesday evening. Paul Heim, 30, of Woodstock, Vt., faces drug and assault charges after allegedly running from a State Police trooper attempting to place him into custody and dragging the officer with his car, according to … 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

Motorcyclist hurt avoiding fallen motorcyclist on Route 2

Sunday, July 20, 2014

GREENFIELD — An Ashby man was hospitalized with a head injury on Sunday after swerving to avoid a second motorcyclist fallen on Route 2. Both men were hospitalized after the accident, on the Factory Hollow section of Route 2 Sunday morning. Greenfield Police Sgt. Mark Williams said the … 0

Police Logs: July 14 - 15

Sunday, July 20, 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 advised that she has left her residence because she is scared that he was going to do something; the reporting person just wanted the … 0

District Court: July 10 - 16

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Greenfield, July 10, Judge William Mazanec Tiffany C. Palmer, 19, of Brattleboro, Vt. Admitted to sufficient facts for possession of Class A drug, to wit, heroin, in Greenfield, but continued without a finding until 1/9/15, with victim witness assessment of $50, and must have no drugs or alcohol, … 0