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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

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

Franklin County, Athol work to monitor their own overdoses

Friday, July 18, 2014

How do you deal with a problem you can’t pin down until years after the fact? Those seeking to address the heroin problem in this area are not content to live with that situation, so a system is being put into place to provide numbers on overdoses years … 0

Alleged heroin trafficker arraigned in Superior Court

Friday, July 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — Heroin trafficking charges against a Westfield man have been brought before Franklin Superior Court. Antonio Rivera III, 28, also known as “Gizmo,” of 9 Leonard St. in Westfield, pleaded innocent to charges of trafficking in heroin … 0

Deerfield man charged in Superior Court with third OUI offense

Friday, July 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Deerfield man has been charged in Superior Court with injuring a pregnant woman in a drunken driving accident — which would be his third, if he is convicted. Michael Thorpe, 54, of 784 River Road, pleaded innocent Friday to charges of operating under the influence, … 0

Police logs, July 10 to 14

Friday, July 18, 2014

Greenfield, July 10 11:02 a.m. — Extremely agitated walk-in seeking an officer regarding someone urinating on his lawn; the resident of Factory Hollow recorded a plate, which came back to a rental car. 11:44 a.m. — A female walk-in would like to talk to an officer regarding her … 0

District Court Logs: June 27, July 7

Friday, July 18, 2014

Greenfield, June 27, Judge William Mazanec Timothy F. Jackman, 34, of Springfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor, third offense, in Greenfield, sentenced to one year in the house of correction, 180 days direct with Ludlow, and Howard Street in Springfield as facilities … 0

Climber injured in Farley Ledges fall

Thursday, July 17, 2014

ERVING — A rock climber was taken to the hospital by helicopter after falling 30 feet and landing on his face Thursday. Fire Capt. Mitchell LaClair Sr. said the man, approximately 50 years old, did not have any apparent broken bones or other serious injuries. “He had a … 0

2 Turners Falls women in head-on crash

Thursday, July 17, 2014

DEERFIELD — A Turners Falls woman was taken to the hospital after a head-on collision on Routes 5 and 10 Thursday. Police responded to the head-on accident near Yankee Candle Co. at about 3 p.m., and found that one driver was injured and both small cars had sustained … 0