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Joseph Ewig

Greenfield man, girlfriend arrested in heroin bust

Thursday, February 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local couple faces heroin charges after a raid of an apartment turned up almost 300 bags of heroin, according to police. Joseph Ewig, 22, of 207 Chapman St., apartment 2, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Thursday to charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute as a subsequent offense and possession of a Class C drug. His girlfriend, Hillary Henderson, 30, listed as homeless, pleaded innocent Thursday to charges of possession of heroin and being present where heroin is kept. State and local police with the Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at Ewig’s apartment at about … 0

Police Logs Feb. 16-23

Friday, February 27, 2015

Orange, Feb. 16 7:15 a.m. — Shelburne Control advises that the fire department is responding to East River Street for a burst water pipe; officer responded and remained to help the fire department. 12 p.m. — Officer responded to East Main Street location with the fire department for a reported oven fire, but the fire was found to be out on arrival. 12:19 … 0

District Court Logs, Feb. 3-20

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 3, Judge William Mazanec III Anna V. Kapusta, 24, of Woodleigh Avenue, Greenfield. Charge of operating with suspended registration, to be dismissed on payment of $50 court costs. Charge of uninsured motor vehicle, dismissed at request of the commonwealth. Greenfield, Feb. 10, Judge William Mazanec III Robert T. Lowell III, 49, listed as homeless, of Greenfield. Found responsible for disorderly conduct, … 0

Police identify three who were hospitalized after head-on collision on Rt. 2

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

ERVING — Three people were taken to the hospital, two with serious injuries, after a head-on collision on Route 2 near its intersection with Old State Road Wednesday morning, according to the Massachusetts State Police. According to Trooper … 0

Police logs, Jan. 29 to Feb. 4

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Sunderland, Jan. 29 8:20 a.m. — Vehicle reported in a snow bank, but the operator contacted AAA for a winch out; operator of the Toyota hatchback knocked over two mailboxes, and will be contacting the owners to replace the mailboxes. Information taken. 8:25 a.m. — Two-car accident reported … 0

District Court Logs, Jan., 12, 23, 26

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Greenfield, Jan. 12, Judge Laurie MacLeod Steve A. Bostwick, 62, of East Falmouth formerly of Brattleboro, Vt. incident of uninsured motor vehicle, took place on 10/30/95, in Greenfield by state police, dismissed at request of the commonwealth on payment of $50 court costs. Found not responsible for operating … 0

Montague principal hurt in rollover in central Mass.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

LEOMINSTER — The principal of Great Falls Middle School received minor injuries in a late-morning rollover accident on Route 2 Tuesday. Principal Donna Fitzpatrick, 55, and her husband, Jim Fitzpatrick, 68, both of Shelburne, were treated at Leominster’s … 0

Police Log Jan. 29, 2015 - Feb. 2, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Montague, Jan. 29 6:14 a.m. — Caller from an apartment building on Avenue A where the reporting person says he was assaulted by another male; the reporting person said both males had been at a party, and had been drinking, when the second male beat up the caller; … 0

Police Log, Jan. 28-29

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Montague, Jan. 28 4:03 p.m. — Caller from Reservation Road at Federal Street advising there is a bus stop at this location, and multiple cars pull off the road to pick up children, and the snow and snow banks are making it hard for cars to pull off … 0

Conway barn workshop lost to fire

Sunday, February 1, 2015

CONWAY — By the time firefighters reached a reported barn fire on Elmer Road Sunday afternoon, it was too late for the structure and its contents. “We could see it leaving the fire station, the smoke in the … 0

21-year-old Deerfield man gets jail for 3rd OUI

Friday, January 30, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — A 21-year-old South Deerfield man was sentenced to 18 months in jail and lost his driver’s license for eight years after he pleaded guilty Thursday to charges, including his third drunken driving charge. The charges are related to an Aug. 12 accident in Hatfield that injured … 0

Rowe set to hear ideas for Fire Dept.

Friday, January 30, 2015

ROWE — The 2012 elementary school fire was the “final ... event that capped a long slow period of decline by the Rowe Fire Department that started when the Rowe Yankee Atomic Plant closed,” a consultant studying the town’s fire services has reported Consultant Joseph V. Maruca said … 0

Greenfield drug raid nets 26 single-use bags of heroin; 4 arrested

Friday, January 30, 2015

GREENFIELD — State and local police swarmed an Oak Courts apartment and arrested four people after heroin was allegedly found there. Police recovered 26 single-use bags of heroin in the Thursday night raid, and turned two children over … 0