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Eaglebrook dorm fire under investigation

Monday, April 21, 2014

DEERFIELD — A dorm room fire at the Eaglebrook School Saturday night remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Deerfield police and fire officials say. At 9 p.m. Saturday, the Deerfield Fire Department and Deerfield Police responded to the private boys boarding middle school on Pine Nook Road, where a small fire broke out in a dormitory. By the time firefighters arrived, dorm staff had already evacuated all … 0

Police logs, April 16 to 20

Monday, April 21, 2014

Orange, April 16 11:20 a.m. — Caller from North Main Street reports a pickup just went past his house headed north, and had mattresses in the back; it returned about 10 minutes later and was empty; officer investigating and found they were over the line in Warwick; that department will investigate. 1 p.m. — Report from Court Square that there is a Mustang … 0

District Court Logs: April 9, 14-16

Monday, April 21, 2014

Judge William Mazanec Matthew Tetreault, 18, of Maple St., Greenfield, Pleaded innocent to three counts of arson of a dwelling house, on Hatchery Road in Montague. Found dangerous, but released on conditions that the defendant must stay away from a co-defendant, and any other member of the family whose property was burned, must conform to an 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew, must … 0

Full coverage of the Sutton shooting trial

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

∎ Corey Sutton, then 36, admitted to shooting Zachery Drew, then 20, twice on the morning of Dec. 2, 2012, in a mobile home at 21 Sunset Drive in Orange. Sutton is now on trial before a jury in Franklin Superior Court. Nobody disputes that Sutton shot Drew twice. … 0

2nd suspect charged in barn arson

Thursday, April 10, 2014

MONTAGUE CENTER — A second suspect has been arraigned on arson charges for the late-night 16 Hatchery Road fire that destroyed two barns from the 1800s, and scorched an occupied mobile home on March 25. Matthew Tetreault, 18, of 114 Maple St., Greenfield, was arraigned in Greenfield District … 0

Cause ‘undetermined’ in Heath house fire

Thursday, April 10, 2014

HEATH — The cause of the fire that destroyed the home of David W. Kratt on April 2 may never be known. The state fire marshal’s office has investigated the fire at 21 Route 8A North and designated the cause as “undetermined.” This means the investigation is over, … 0

Police logs, April 4 to 9

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Sunderland, April 4 10:45 a.m. — Two-car accident reported at Route 116 and Route 47 intersection on 116 northbound; no injuries reported, one vehicle was towed, major front end damage to another vehicle; one driver given written warning for failure to use care in stopping. Sunderland, April 5 … 0

District Court Logs, April 1 to 8

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Orange, April 1, Judge David S. Ross Kyle Boudreau, 29, of Sanders Street, Athol. Found innocent of operating under the influence of liquor, in Orange, following a jury trial. Found responsible for motor vehicle lights violation, filed with defendant’s consent. Found not responsible for failure to drive in … 0

Orange shooting: was it self-defense?

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — Did a 20-year-old Orange man have a weapon in hand when he was shot with two .45-caliber slugs? The trial of Corey Sutton of Turners Falls could hang on the answer to that question. In the … 0

Three arrested in Greenfield heroin raid

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — Two adults and one teenage girl were arrested on heroin charges as police executed a search warrant on Union Street. Catherine Gralenski, 23, of 49 Union St., pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Wednesday to charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of … 0

Police Logs, April 4-7

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Greenfield, April 4 4:09 p.m. — A caller reported used syringes on Conway Street. They were located and properly disposed of. 4:58 p.m. — A caller reported property damage to a Carpenter Lane building. Officers discovered a soffit and three layers of shingles had been removed. 6:04 p.m. … 0

Distrct Court logs, March 25 to April 7

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Greenfield, March 25, Judge William Mazanec Christopher R. McLean, 30, of Brattleboro, Vt., Found responsible for speeding, in Greenfield by state police, fined $230, plus head injury assessment of $50. Found responsible for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, fined $50. Must pay $50 default warrant fee. Greenfield, … 0

Testimony starts in Orange shooting trial

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

GREENFIELD — The defense poked some holes in the testimony of prosecution witnesses in the trial of a Turners Falls man who twice shot his girlfriend’s nephew 16 months ago. On Tuesday, the jury heard from the first witnesses in the case against Corey Sutton, who was 36 … 0