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Mixing of drain cleaners prompts evacuation of ambulance dispatch center

Sunday, August 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — A chemical spill prompted Greenfield Fire Department to respond to MedCare Emergency Health at 338 High St. According to Capt. Clark Seaman, someone poured drain cleaner into the pipes on Saturday, unaware that the night before someone else used a different type of drain cleaner. The two chemicals mixed and a reaction occurred in the building’s sink. The building, which holds the ambulance dispatch center for both Greenfield … 0

Police Logs, August 1-2

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 1 11:01 p.m. — Walk-in reports her 17-year-old stepdaughter as a missing person/runaway. Left home half an hour ago, recent mental health issues, suicidal statements. Cell phone pinged in Deerfield. Located in Palmer and transported to hospital for mental health evaluation. Greenfield, Aug. 2 3:17 a.m. — Report of a disturbance on Allen Street, three men screaming and fighting. All three … 0

3-car crash on I-91 off-ramp ends in drunken driving charge for Lowell man

Friday, July 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Lowell man was arrested on a charge of drunken driving after his vehicle was involved in a three-car collision on the Interstate 91 Exit 26 off ramp Friday afternoon. Michael J Walsh, 54, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol as a third offense after police administered a field sobriety test and a breath alcohol test, … 0

Police Log, July 17 to 19

Monday, July 20, 2015

Greenfield, July 17 12:03 p.m. — Reports of a break-in at Serenity Center on Bank Row. Officers investigated and discovered that someone had climbed through a back window and used the toilet. Nothing was taken. 2:50 p.m. — A resident from Shattuck Street reported that kids were climbing … 0

District Court Logs, July 16-17

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Greenfield, July 16, Judge William Mazanec, III Jason S. Scott, 34, of Hillside Road, Montague. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor, third offense, disorderly conduct, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, released on personal recognizance, must have no drugs or alcohol, subject to screens/tests, … 0

Greenfield man charged in antique shop smash-and-grab

Friday, July 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — A man who allegedly stole nearly $9,000 worth of coins during a break-in at Whitney Hill Antiques last September was brought up on burglary charges Friday. Steven Sommer, 50, of Greenfield, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court to charges of breaking and entering a building at … 0

District Court Log, July 10-16

Monday, July 20, 2015

Orange, July 10, Judge Laurie MacLeod Gregory K. Koulisis, 28, of Holden. Pleaded innocent to possession of a Class A drug, to wit, heroin, in Athol by state police, released on personal recognizance, continued to 8/7/15 for pretrial conference. Dennis E. Nolette Jr. 26, of South Main Street, … 0

Police logs, July 13 to 15, 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015

Orange, July 13 7:32 a.m. — Resident from East Myrtle Street came to the station requesting an officer assist with removing a bat from the home; the bat was removed to the outside. 10:42 a.m. — Clerk at a business on Daniel Shays Highway requests an officer to … 0

Motorcycle crash sends one to hospital

Thursday, July 16, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — A man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle struck the back of a vehicle on Montague City Road Thursday afternoon, according to police. Montague Police Sgt. Lee Laster said the … 0

Police Logs, July 10 to 13

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Orange, July 10 5:16 p.m. — A 911 caller reports a man down at the tennis courts at East River Street; officer on the scene found a male sleeping; ambulance was canceled on officer’s arrival, and the man was sent on his way. 5:40 p.m. — Two-car accident … 0

Four go to hospital after Orange crash

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

ORANGE — Four people involved in a motor vehicle accident on Route 202 in Orange were transported to the hospital with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon, according to Orange police. The drivers of the two vehicles involved in the crash were identified as Judith Shaw, 67, of Warwick and … 0

Police Logs, July 7 to 12, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Greenfield, July 7 6:39 p.m. — Caller reporting there is several feet of water that has now reached the doorways of house in the area of School Street; fire department notified and responded. 6:41 p.m. — Report of heavy flooding in the entry to BJ’s and Colrain Road; … 0

District Court Log, July 7 to 14, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Greenfield, July 7, Judge William Mazanec III George Colby, 37, of Wells Street, Greenfield. Pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, fined $40, plus $10 surfine. Pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace, and fined $40, with $10 surfine. Kyle D. Bellows, 24, of Conway Street, Greenfield. Pleaded innocent to possession … 0