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Police logs, Sept. 20 to Sept. 27

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sunderland, Sept., 20 8:01 p.m. — Report of a rear-end accident at Route 116 and Route 47. Orange, Sept. 22 1:24 p.m. — Control got a call about a dump truck losing trash down East River street; officer found the dump truck and had him turn around to retrieve the trash. 7 p.m. — Control advises a caller from East River Street would like a call regarding someone knocking on … 0

Teachers attacked by Greenfield student?

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

GREENFIELD — Three middle school teachers complained of being assaulted by a student on the same day, but police and school officials aren’t giving out many details this week about the incident. On Sept. 22, three Greenfield Middle School teachers walked into the police station at about 4:30 p.m. and told officers they’d all been assaulted by the same student, according to police … 0

Phillipston crash hospitalizes four, slows Route 2

Monday, September 29, 2014

PHILLIPSTON — State Police report three adults and a toddler were hospitalized, an Orange man with life-threatening injuries, following a two-car collision on Route 2 Monday afternoon. According to a State Police release, a 911-caller a 1:50 p.m. reported that a vehicle travelling eastbound on Route 2 crossed the center lane markings and struck a vehicle in the westbound lane head-on. Jeffrey J. … 0

District Court Logs, Sept. 2 to 8

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Orange, Sept. 2, Judge David S. Ross Christopher R. Stevens, 33, of West Main Street, Erving. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating with suspended license, but continued without a finding until 10/3/14. Must pay $50 per month probation supervision fee. Adam J. Lindo, 20, of Parmenter Street, Athol. … 0

Police Logs, Sept. 9 & 10

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 9 11:02 a.m. — Medical emergency reported from the Cumberland Farms store on Federal Street; officer and fire department sent; transferred to MedCare and the officer assisted with transport of a DPW employee to Baystate Franklin Medical Center. 12:06 p.m. — Report of an unwanted person … 0

High-speed chase ends in foot escape into woods

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

MONTAGUE — The Massachusetts State Police are looking for a man who led police on an early morning car chase from Montague to Charlemont before allegedly escaping on foot into the Mohawk Trail State Forest. According to Montague Police Chief Chip Dodge, a Millers Falls resident called around … 0

Athol man convicted of attempted rape

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ATHOL — A local man has been sent to state prison after a jury found him guilty of attempted rape and other charges. Phillip Gautreau, 37, of 401 South St., was sentenced Tuesday by Superior Court Judge Bertha Josephson to four to six years in the Walpole state … 0

District Court logs, Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Greenfield, Aug. 28, Judge William Mazanec Daniel R. Richotte, 37, of, Western Avenue, Greenfield, Found guilty of operating with suspended license, different date from previous case, filed with defendant’s consent until 9/29/14. Charges of operating with suspended registration, and uninsured motor vehicle, both dismissed at request of the … 0

Police logs, Sept. 6 to 8

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Orange, Sept. 6 2:14 p.m. — Larceny reported from Water Street where the caller wanted it logged that her prescription Adderall and Klonopins were stolen yesterday; the reporting person thinks it happened at the bus stop, as she left her purse unattended there. 2:17 p.m. — Disturbance on … 0

Truck rollover sends driver to hospital

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

SHUTESBURY — A male driver was injured and taken to an area hospital after his dump truck rolled over on Route 202 in Shutesbury Tuesday afternoon, according to firefighters who responded to the scene. The driver’s identity and injuries were not immediately available Tuesday night. The accident occurred … 0

Police Log, Sept. 5-9

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 6 7:33 p.m. — Disturbance reported on Lilac Court where the caller states that a female neighbor is yelling and making threats; officer spoke with the people involved, and one was advised that her caustic actions were disruptive to her neighbors, and the second person was … 0

Millers Falls man charged with selling drugs at county fair

Monday, September 8, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Millers Falls man has been charged with dealing drugs at the Franklin County Fair. Deshon Sanders, 20, of 5 Birchwood Circle, Millers Falls, pleaded innocent to charges of distributing cocaine, distributing marijuana, and possession of … 0

Gun ruled out in downtown ‘shooting’ at bar window

Monday, September 8, 2014

GREENFIELD — It appears a barroom window was shot out by a slingshot-wielding vandal rather than a gun-toting thug. At about 9:20 p.m. Friday, a window at the front of the Main Street Bar and Grille broke, sending shards of glass across a table and into people’s food … 0