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Northfield ambulance taken for illegal ride

Sunday, May 24, 2015

GREENFIELD — An Everett man faces several charges after allegedly taking an ambulance for a ride. Greenfield Police responded to Baystate Franklin Medical Center, 164 High St., Saturday at 3:55 p.m. for a report of a stolen ambulance. While police looked for the vehicle it was returned to the hospital and the driver, 25-year-old Kyle Suprenard, arrested. Police charged Suprenard with use of a vehicle without authority, disorderly conduct and … 0

Leverett motorcycle fatality ID’d as Ludlow man

Friday, May 22, 2015

LEVERETT — The motorcyclist who died following a crash in Leverett Sunday has been identified as Timothy Cote, 30, of Ludlow. The Sunday evening crash involved two motorcycles and sent two men to the hospital with what a state trooper said were significant injuries. The accident happened just before 7 p.m. at Shutesbury Road and Cushman Road. Cote died of his injuries later … 0

Greenfield woman badly burned; neighbor comes to her rescue

Thursday, May 21, 2015

GREENFIELD — Kevin Haley of 7 Park St. said a crash from downstairs caught his attention Wednesday night around 10:30, sending him downstairs to find his neighbor badly burned and her apartment beginning to catch fire. “I heard a crash, and I know the people in my building, I knew she was elderly, … 0

Strong box stolen from Eagle’s Club in Buckland

Sunday, May 3, 2015

BUCKLAND — State police are investigating an early morning burglary at the Eagle’s Club in Buckland. Trooper Nick Pellegrino of the Shelburne barracks said police responded to the 52 State St. building around 3:20 a.m. after an alarm was tripped and discovered the back door had been forced … 0

Fiery end for car; occupants OK

Sunday, May 3, 2015

GREENFIELD — An older Pontiac caught fire by the corner of Davis and Silver streets around 4:15 p.m. Sunday, briefly closing Davis Street. Greenfield Fire Lt. Andrew Eisch said the driver called 911 after his car lost power … 0

Court Log, April 24-28

Monday, May 4, 2015

Orange, April 24, Judge William Mazanec III Jason P. Chalke, 34, of Jaffrey, N.H. Pleaded innocent to negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage, and marked lanes violation, in Athol, released on personal recognizance, continued to 5/22/15 for pretrial conference. Christopher M. Shaw, … 0

Police Log, April 28-30

Monday, May 4, 2015

Greenfield, April 28 1:30 p.m. — Accident with report of injuries at Conway and Grove streets; two vehicles involved, fire department also responding; one vehicle was towed, but no injuries reported on the log; information was exchanged; officers assisted with traffic and report issued. 2:25 p.m. — Traffic … 0

Greenfield police: drug raid target admitted to selling heroin

Friday, May 1, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local man has been charged with drug dealing and child endangerment after police say they found heroin and dirty needles in the apartment he shares with his girlfriend and a small child. Everett Kendrick, 39, … 0

Montague sees sharp drop in discarded needles

Thursday, April 30, 2015

MONTAGUE — Earlier this month, Police Chief Charles “Chip” Dodge asked for the community’s help dealing with discarded needles. He got it, from private citizens, local businesses, other town departments and the Franklin County Solid Waste District. On … 0

Truck full of brakes breaks Deerfield St.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

GREENFIELD — Electric and traffic interruptions on Deerfield Street Wednesday afternoon were occasioned by a tractor-trailer that crashed through a utility pole while carrying a load of brakes, according to police. Greenfield police and fire departments responded to … 0

District Court Logs April 13 to April 28, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Greenfield, April 13, Judge Michael Ripps Sean M. Bittner, 20, of Laurel Street, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for wanton destruction of property under $250, in Deerfield, amended down from malicious destruction of property, and sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 4/12/17, with same conditions … 0

Police Log April 23 to April 27, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Greenfield, April 23 11:23 a.m. — Larceny reported at Big Y Foods on the Mohawk Trail where a vendor reports a stolen wallet and an iPhone; officer investigating. 11:45 a.m. — Unwanted person reported at a Union Street location, but the person was gone on arrival. Subject was … 0

Stop & Shop smoked out

Monday, April 27, 2015

GREENFIELD — Burnt belts briefly stopped shopping in the Stop & Shop Supermarket on the French King Highway Monday morning. Greenfield firefighters were called at 8:07 a.m. and the building was evacuated after smoke began issuing from a … 0