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Police / Fire / Courts

Bomb threat at Mahar School

Friday, November 21, 2014

ORANGE — A bomb threat at Ralph C. Mahar School is under investigation by police. The threat came in by phone just after dismissal Friday, according to a news release from the district superintendent’s office. The building was evacuated, and Orange police and firefighters searched the school. No explosives were found. After the building was cleared, school officials decided not to cancel extracurricular activities planned for the weekend. Police continue … 0

Police Logs

Friday, November 21, 2014

Greenfield, Nov. 19 2:24 a.m. — Report of unwanted person reported by a walk-in who claims another female came into her apartment and she isn’t supposed to be there; after a period of time it was determined that there has been a long history of issues between the two females, that the alleged unwanted was never in the apartment, and in the end … 0

District Court Logs

Friday, November 21, 2014

Greenfield, Nov. 13, Judge William Mazanec Jenna Jarvis, 29, of Lower Road, Deerfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating with suspended license, in Shelburne by state police, but continued without a finding until 11/12/15, with victim witness assessment of $50. Found responsible for motor vehicle lights violation, filed with defendant’s consent. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee. Jenna Jarvis, 29, of … 0

Police: Northfield man threatens bartender, customers with knife

Thursday, November 6, 2014

GREENFIELD — Police arrested a Northfield man after he allegedly threatened a bartender and customers with a knife when he couldn’t get a drink early Thursday. Edward Blatch, 27, was arrested on three counts of assault with a … 0

District Court Logs, Oct. 24-Nov. 4

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Greenfield, Oct. 24, Judge William Mazanec James R. Lord, 25, of Conway Street, Greenfield. Found not responsible for improper operation of a motor vehicle, and no inspection sticker, in Greenfield by state police, Charge of operating with suspended license, to be dismissed on payment of $25 court costs. … 0

Police Logs, Nov. 4-6

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Montague, Nov. 4 11:25 a.m. — Shoplifting reported at Family Dollar Store on Avenue A, where the caller says a person attempted to steal several items. Officers arrested Tracy Davenport, 39, of Federal Street, Millers Falls, charged with shoplifting. 1:32 p.m. — Report from Old Stage Road of … 0

State police confiscate 1,000 bags of heroin and an infant in Greenfield bust

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Springfield woman was arrested and an infant taken into custody after a speeding stop turned up 1,000 bags of heroin, according to state police. Nia Moore-Bush, 24, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Wednesday to … 1

Deerfield man crashes into tree on Stillwater Road

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

DEERFIELD — A Deerfield man who suffered a coughing fit while driving lost control of his truck Wednesday afternoon and struck a tree on Stillwater Road. Deerfield Police Chief John Paciorek Jr. said the driver, Francis Redmond of Deerfield, hit the tree at about 25 miles per hour … 0

Police Logs: Oct. 31 - Nov. 4

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Orange, Oct. 31 10:28 a.m. — Caller from Fairman Road reports a neighbor has Guinea hens that screech loudly, and they come on his property; officer to research farm animal zoning. 1:33 p.m. — Larceny reported from East Main Street where the caller says that Adderall missing. 8:16 … 0

District Court Logs: Oct. 23 - Nov. 3

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Greenfield, Oct. 23, Judge William Mazanec Timothy C. Wilber, 41, of Holyoke. Found innocent, following a jury trail, for operating under the influence of liquor, in Deerfield by state police, Found responsible for miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation, and number plate violation, fined $35 on each count. Charge … 0

Trial begins for Whately strip club owner

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

WHATELY — The sexual harassment trial in a civil suit against a Whately strip club owner is underway in federal court. The lawsuit was filed by a female bartender in 2012 against Demetrios Konstantopoulos, owner of the Castaway Lounge on Routes 5 and 10. The jury trial began … 0

Police Logs: Oct. 24-29

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Sunderland, Oct. 24 6:29 p.m. — Report of a two-vehicle accident on Route 116 at the entrance of Go-Ten Restaurant; a Saab sedan operated by a 67-year-old female from Green River Road in Greenfield on Route 116 and a Volkswagen Jetta operated by a 72-year-old man from Belchertown; … 0

Body thought to be that of missing Greenfield man

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The body found Monday afternoon in the Connecticut River is thought to be that of a Greenfield man reported missing Oct. 22, according to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Mary Carey. Confirmation of identity is yet to be made by the Office of the … 0