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Police Log, Aug 25 to 26, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 25 11:38 a.m. — Accident reported at Ninety Nine Restaurant, where the officer found one vehicle turned right on red, striking an SUV going through a green light; no injuries reported, no tows and information was exchanged. 1:52 p.m. — Erratic operation of a vehicle coming off French King Highway tailgating, and passing on a double yellow line; officer located the vehicle while going South on High Street, … 0

UMass rape suspect’s lawyer maintains sex was consensual

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — In his opening statement in Hampshire Superior Court Tuesday, defense attorney Alfred P. Chamberland said a woman was raped in her dorm room at the University of Massachusetts on Oct. 13, 2012 — but Chamberland said his client, Adam T. Liccardi, was not the rapist. “It wasn’t Mr. Liccardi. Mr. Liccardi did not share in any intent to rape her. It … 0

Police Log, Aug. 24 to 25, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 24 Noon — Caller from Greenfield Savings Bank reports an employee made a false deposit into her account and then withdrew the money, she didn’t return to work after her break, officer investigating. 12:30 p.m. — Shoplifting reported at Big Y Foods on the Mohawk Trail, where a female attempted to leave the store with Red Bull drinks; officer found the … 0

Interstate 91 rollover still under investigation

Thursday, August 13, 2015

DEERFIELD — Police continue to investigate a two-car crash that seriously injured two drivers on Interstate 91 in Deerfield. Police said the accident happened shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, when a 2008 Volkswagen hatchback driven by a 23-year-old man from Vernon, Conn., crossed abruptly into the right lane … 1

South Deerfield crash sends one to hospital

Thursday, August 13, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — A two-vehicle crash at Mill Village Road and Routes 5 and 10 sent one driver to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday afternoon. The accident happened around 2:20 when, police said, the driver of a … 0

District Court Log, July 30 to Aug. 11, 2015

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Greenfield, July 30, Judge Laurie MacLeod Marino-Hernon Bartolon-Martinez, 22, of Maple Street, Turners Falls. Found responsible for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, in Deerfield, fined $100, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil complaint. Suzette M. Guilmet, 54, of Turnpike Road, Turners Falls. Charge of operating … 0

Police Log, Aug. 11 to 12, 2015

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 11 11 a.m. — Accident at Federal and Garfield streets, where a passing vehicle was struck by a tree limb as Greenfield DPW tree crew employees were taking down a tree in the tree belt; minor damage on the passenger side, rear of truck bed, no … 0

Out of the ashes: Mechanics work to rebuild Hatfield businesses after devastating fire

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

HATFIELD — Greg Lawrence is willing to fix cars on the dirt parking lot by the charred remains of his shop, Indie Automotive, while he waits to secure temporary garage space. But thanks to the support of longtime … 0

Several stolen bikes turn up in Leverett

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

LEVERETT — Do you have a missing bicycle? On July 29, six bikes of various sizes, colors and brands, were located near 223 Long Plain Road in Leverett. According to state police trooper Dustin Fitch, police believe they were stolen but are still investigating the incident. The recovered … 0

Police Log, Aug 8 to 11

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 8 4:22 p.m. — Reports a Wells Street resident has threatened on Facebook to drown his daughter’s kitten. Second caller also reports concerns she has about this party and some “photo shoots” this party has been doing in his basement with younger girls. Officers will be … 0

District Court Logs, July 27 to 30

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Greenfield, July 27, Judge Michael Ripps Paulette Roccio, 46, of Old Cyrus Stage Road, Rowe. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, in Rowe by a member of the Massachusetts public through the Northwest/District Attorney’s office, and sufficient facts found, but continued without a … 0

Greenfield Police Department opens downtown substation

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

GREENFIELD — Downtown police officer Cody Guilbault now has an office where he can file paperwork, interview people who want to report something, but aren’t comfortable doing so in public, and watch the goings-on — at least along … 0

Leominster man hospitalized after Route 2 crash in Orange

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

ORANGE — A Leominster man has been hospitalized following a crash on Route 2 Tuesday morning. State trooper Bill Christie said the crash occurred around 10:33 a.m. when the man was driving a pickup easterly near Exit 16 and crossed into the opposite lane, striking a tree. The … 0