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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 11, Judge William Mazanec Thomas Vose, 24, of Brattleboro, Vt. Pleaded innocent to operating under the influence of liquor, and number plate violation, in Greenfield by state police, released on personal recognizance, continued to 11/10/14 for pretrial conference. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Greenfield, Sept. 12, Judge William Mazanec Felix E. Caban, 27, of Springfield. Pleaded innocent to possession of Class B drug, to wit, cocaine, … 0

Route 202 crash Sunday; few details available

Sunday, September 21, 2014

A three-vehicle accident on Route 202 in the area of the New Salem/Shutesbury town line early Sunday afternoon sent multiple people to the hospital and closed the road for a time, according to reports from Athol and Belchertown State Police barracks. Little about the accident could be confirmed Sunday. The Athol barracks referred questions to the Northwestern District Attorney’s office. District Attorney’s spokeswoman … 0

Funeral Home sued again

Friday, September 19, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — More than $342,000 and the cremated remains of a Granby man and his wife are missing four months after the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley was shut down by state regulators, according to two lawsuits filed in Hampshire Superior Court. The complaints — filed by the family of a deceased Granby man Tuesday and by state Attorney General Martha Coakley … 0

Greenfield teller admits stealing from credit union

Thursday, September 4, 2014

GREENFIELD — A former bank teller has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $90,000 from a client’s accounts. Meghan Porter, former head teller for the Greenfield branch of Freedom Credit Union, pleaded guilty in Franklin Superior Court Wednesday to two charges of larceny over $250 by a single … 0

Northfield man gets 6-8 years on child rape

Thursday, September 4, 2014

NORTHFIELD — A local man was sentenced to six to eight years in state prison after he pleaded guilty to child rape and other charges. William Kaczor, 31, of 91 Main St., apartment 2, pleaded guilty in Franklin Superior Court to two counts of rape and abuse of … 0

Crack dealer gets 18 months

Thursday, September 4, 2014

GREENFIELD — A local crack dealer was sentenced to 18 months in county jail. Tara Shippee, 40, of 1 Bouker St., pleaded guilty in Franklin Superior Court to a charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. She was sentenced to 18 months in jail by Judge … 0

District Court Logs Aug. 26-Aug. 29

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Greenfield, Aug. 26, Judge William Mazanec Mark M. Longo, 53, of Eddy Street, Orange. Pleaded innocent to operating with suspended license, in Montague by state police, released on personal recognizance, continued to 10/2/14 for pre trial conference. Greenfield, Aug. 27, Judge William Mazanec Shane P. Deming, 22, of … 0

Police Log Aug. 26-Sept. 2

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Orange, Aug. 26 1:15 p.m. — Reporting person says five youths are in the Butterfield Park by the swings and they are climbing the trees, swearing, and one of them keeps throwing up; cruiser sent to check and spoke with the group there and advised them of the … 0

Conway man charged with being fugitive from Florida

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A Conway man was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of being a fugitive from Florida,where he allegedly sold cocaine. Williamsburg Police arrested Gene F. Malloy, 55, on Main Street about 10 p.m. Saturday on a fugitive from justice warrant issued in Putnam County, Fla., for the … 0

District Court Logs, Aug. 26

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Greenfield, Aug. 26, Judge William Mazanec Alan R. Wicklund, 23, of Thayer Street, South Deerfield, Admitted to sufficient facts for operating under the influence of liquor, but continued without a finding until 8/25/15, with 45-day mandatory loss of license, plus OUI fee of $250, OUI victims assessment of … 0

Pedestrian treated after being hit by vehicle Sunday in Leverett

Sunday, August 31, 2014

LEVERETT — A male pedestrian was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield for injuries after he was struck by a vehicle on Long Plain Road Sunday at 12:45 p.m. State police trooper Nicole Morrell said the driver of the vehicle, Geraldine Cinquantini, 71, of Leverett had … 0

Police chase through Northampton ends in arrest of Erving man

Friday, August 29, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A 33-year-old Erving man faces multiple charges after he led police on a several-mile car chase Thursday night through parts of three communities. Police were able to stop the stolen vehicle the man was driving near the Westhampton-Easthampton town line using spike strips they put down … 0

Quick reaction call stops Greenfield porch fire

Friday, August 29, 2014

GREENFIELD — A passing truck driver with a cellphone and a second-floor tenant with a garden hose kept an early Friday morning apartment building porch fire from becoming a danger to the sleeping people inside. Greenfield Fire Department … 0