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Police Log March 30 to March 31, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Greenfield, March 30 10:41 a.m. — Caller from area of High and Maple streets reports a rear window on his vehicle shattered while he was driving at this location sometime yesterday; the reporting person doesn’t know if an object struck the glass or if it was broken by some other means; report taken. 1:22 p.m. — Officer checking a tractor trailer unit in the upper pull-off on the Mohawk Trail … 0

Tuesday morning fire damages Wolfie’s kitchen

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Local firefighters quickly put out a kitchen fire at Wolfie’s Restaurant early Tuesday morning and investigators are still seeking the cause. The business is closed temporarily for repair but for how long was unclear late Tuesday. At 1:41 a.m., Deerfield Police were dispatched to 52 South Main St. for a … 0

Court Log, March 24-27

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Greenfield, March 24, Judge William Mazanec III Heath J. Christiansen, 39 of Brattleboro, Vt. Charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, in Bernardston by state police, on a case dated 8/28/2003, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for speeding. Greenfield, March 25, Judge William Mazanec III David T. Lewis, 30, of Center Street, Montague. Admitted to … 0

Old Deerfield Fire Dept. takes new truck out for test run

Sunday, March 8, 2015

DEERFIELD — On the far bank of a small fire pond near the East Deerfield rail yard Saturday morning, the leafless branches of a group of small trees carried a fine coating of glistening white ice. Passers-by may … 0

Police Logs: March 2-4

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Greenfield, March 2 10:25 a.m. – Accident reported at area of Madison Circle and Tulip Lane; two vehicles involved but no injuries reported, minor damage, report issued. 10:35 a.m. — Officers assisting another agency on Riverside Drive; Department of Community and Families, officer talked with case workers and … 0

Metal cutting causes East Deerfield mill fire Friday morning

Friday, March 6, 2015

DEERFIELD — A welder cutting metal has been determined as the cause of a fire that ripped through a largely vacant former grain mill near the East Deerfield rail yard around 3:30 Friday morning. Jennifer Mieth, a spokesperson … 0

AG: look out for phone, email scams

Thursday, March 5, 2015

GREENFIELD — Phone and email scammers are stealing from people across the state by threatening to shut off their electricity, to take legal action against them or even hurt their loved ones. Attorney General Maura Healey warns residents to be suspicious of anyone calling and asking for payments … 0

Police: Vt. student arrested pound of pot in Greenfield

Thursday, March 5, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Vermont college student faces drug dealing charges after he was pulled over hauling a pound of pot, according to police. Sammy Gourabou, 18, of Bennington, Vt., pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Thursday to a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and … 0

Northfield man sentenced in Interstate 91 car chase

Thursday, March 5, 2015

WHATELY — A Northfield man will spend a year in jail for crashing into a state trooper’s cruiser and leading police on a chase up and down Interstate 91. Stephen J. Hall, 54, of 361 Millers Falls Road, pleaded guilty in Franklin Superior Court Wednesday to charges of … 0

Trial set for suspect in Frontier threat

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

GREENFIELD — The trial of the Sunderland man who allegedly threatened to “re-enact Columbine” at Frontier Regional School last year is expected to take place in October and last a single day, according to court documents. Nicholas Schauer, 19, has been held at Bridgewater State Hospital since Oct. … 0

Police Log March 5, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Greenfield, March 2 1:49 a.m. — Disturbance reported on Harris Court where the caller says men in the upstairs apartment are screaming and banging on things; officers sent, and found the intoxicated male wrestling; they were told to quiet down and leave; they were advised to keep the … 0

District Court Log, Feb. 24-27

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 24, Judge William Mazanec III Margary R. Fisher, Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny over $250 by a single scheme, but continued without a finding until 8/24/15, with $90 victim witness assessment, and must make $1,641.31 restitution to Greenfield Youth Football Association. Greenfield, Feb. 26, Judge … 0

Eaglebrook hockey players accused of bullying classmate by cutting with skate

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

DEERFIELD — A former student is suing Eaglebrook School for negligence and breach of contract for failing to prevent an alleged 2007 attack in which, the suit says, members of the hockey team held down a then 13-year-old Conway resident and cut him with an ice skate. Eaglebrook … 0