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Police logs, June 25 to 29, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Greenfield, June 25 11:25 a.m. — Shoplifting reported at Stop and Shop on French King Highway, where a large amount of goods was stolen from the store and located by the store manager, outside, near a vehicle attempting to leave with the items; investigation leads to arrest of Norma T . Plausky, 44, of Water Street, Greenfield, charged with shoplifting, third offense, and larceny over $250. 12:51 p.m. — Report … 0

District Court Log, June 26 to 30, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Orange, June 26, Judge David S. Ross Michael J. Marshall, 40, of South Street Athol. Pleaded innocent to attempting to commit a crime, to wit, larceny, wanton destruction of property over $250 value, larceny under $250 value, and possessing a burglarious instrument, bail set at $1,500 cash or $15,000 surety, advised of right to bail review, continued to 7/17/15 for pretrial conference. Must … 0

More charges for S. Hadley funeral home

Friday, July 3, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Former funeral home director William W. Ryder faces new indictments, including one alleging that he and his wife Susan M. Ryder committed insurance fraud. It is the first indictment of Susan Ryder in connection with widening allegations of mishandled bodies, larceny and fraud in the wake of the Ryder Funeral Home’s … 0

Police: No new leads in Turners Falls shooting

Thursday, June 18, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Police still have not identified a suspect in the Fifth Street shooting that left a man hospitalized Tuesday night, according to Mary Carey, spokeswoman for the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. The victim, who police identified as 39-year-old Brad Trombley, was shot multiple times around 11:30 … 0

Bank robbery remains under investigation in Sunderland

Thursday, June 18, 2015

SUNDERLAND — No updates were available Thursday about the status of the suspect in Wednesday’s robbery at the Greenfield Cooperative Bank branch on Route 116, according to Mary Carey, spokeswoman for the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. Police declined to comment on the investigation Thursday, directing questions to the … 0

Police Logs, June 10-11

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Greenfield, June 10 12:10 p.m. — Accident on The Mohawk Trail at the Mobil station, and the state police requests that a Greenfield officer respond for a tractor trailer unit that backed into a pole; officer spoke with the operator who, while backing into the lot for a … 0

Suspect sought in Sunderland bank robbery

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

SUNDERLAND — Police surrounded the Greenfield Cooperative Bank branch on Route 116 Wednesday afternoon and watched the main roads after a reported robbery. Sunderland, Deerfield, Leverett and Montague police, State Police and Environmental Police and Franklin County Sheriff’s … 0

Turners shooting victim out of hospital

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — A man who was shot multiple times on Fifth Street Tuesday night has been discharged from the hospital, according to a Baystate Medical Center spokesperson in Springfield, and police have yet to identify any suspects. … 1

Court Logs, June 9-15

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Greenfield, June 9, Judge Jacklyn Connelly Fabian Pizarro, 20, of Oakland Street, Greenfield. Charge of larceny under $250 value, to be dismissed on payment of $239.99 restitution to B.J.’s Wholesale Club in Greenfield. Charge of shoplifting over $100, at B. J.’s, dismissed on request of the commonwealth. Greenfield, … 0

Police Logs, June 7-10

Friday, June 19, 2015

Montague, June 7 1:18 p.m. — Caller from the Family Dollar on Avenue A reports that in the last 10 minutes, someone has illegally dumped a large amount of trash behind their store; she found several pieces of mail in the trash with a male’s name attached; officer … 0

Police: Turners man punches cop during morning traffic stop

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

DEERFIELD — A Turners Falls man faces charges after allegedly punching a Deerfield Police officer who pulled him over for driving without a license Tuesday morning. Juan Martinez-Ramos, 27, of 189 L St., Turners Falls, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon in Greenfield District Court with the help of a … 0

District Court Logs, June 4-15

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Greenfield, June 4, Judge Paul Smyth Heidi Gibson, 30,of Davis Street, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny under $250 value, placed on probation until 12/4/15, and must have no drugs or alcohol, subject to screens/tests. Charge of larceny of a drug was not prosecuted, as according to … 0

Jury selection for second defendant continues in UMass gang rape trial

Monday, June 15, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Jury selection for the rape trial of Justin A. King of Pittsfield will continue today as court officials said eight jurors were chosen Monday. Judge Bertha D. Josephson on Tuesday will continue questioning a new pool … 0