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DA'SEAN DOWNEY

UMass football player Da’Sean Downey to be arraigned in October in connection with altercation that injured 2 students

Friday, August 28, 2015

AMHERST — A linebacker for the University of Massachusetts football team will be arraigned in October on assault charges stemming from an altercation at a Hadley house party earlier this year that left one victim temporarily unconscious and missing teeth. Da’Sean M. Downey — listed on the team’s online roster as a 6-foot-4, 241-pound sophomore linebacker — will be arraigned Oct. 21 in Eastern Hampshire District Court, according to a criminal complaint filed by Hadley Police this week. He is charged with two counts of assault and battery causing serious bodily injury. Police had not previously named Downey as the suspect in the case. Hadley … 0

District Log, Aug. 14 to 27, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Orange, Aug. 14, Judge Paul Smyth Adam J. Lindo, 21, of Parmenter Street, Athol. Found responsible for operating with suspended license, filed with defendant’s consent, and decriminalized, to wit, converted to a civil complaint. Mark E. Anderson, 25, of Pine Street, Athol. Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny over $250, and sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 2/21/17, must have … 0

Police Log, Aug. 26, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Montague, Aug. 26 10:30 a.m. — Caller reports her daughter stole several items from her storage unit in Greenfield, she was given the number of the Greenfield Police. 3:13 p.m. — Caller from area of Turners Falls Road and James Avenue reports a lot of smoke coming from behind a duplex type building with a porch; Turners Falls Fire Department, and officers advised; … 0

District Court Logs, July 27 to 30

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Greenfield, July 27, Judge Michael Ripps Paulette Roccio, 46, of Old Cyrus Stage Road, Rowe. Admitted to sufficient facts for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, in Rowe by a member of the Massachusetts public through the Northwest/District Attorney’s office, and sufficient facts found, but continued without a … 0

Greenfield Police Department opens downtown substation

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

GREENFIELD — Downtown police officer Cody Guilbault now has an office where he can file paperwork, interview people who want to report something, but aren’t comfortable doing so in public, and watch the goings-on — at least along … 0

Leominster man hospitalized after Route 2 crash in Orange

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

ORANGE — A Leominster man has been hospitalized following a crash on Route 2 Tuesday morning. State trooper Bill Christie said the crash occurred around 10:33 a.m. when the man was driving a pickup easterly near Exit 16 and crossed into the opposite lane, striking a tree. The … 0

Sunderland woman faces drug, alcohol, assault charges

Monday, August 10, 2015

DEERFIELD — A Sunderland woman faces drug, alcohol and assault charges after a traffic stop in Deerfield Saturday night. Kathryn Burek, 18, of 34 River Road in Sunderland, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Monday to charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, possessing liquor under the age of … 0

District Court Logs, July 23-28

Monday, August 10, 2015

Greenfield, July 23, Judge William Mazanec, III Joselyn M. Matos, 29, of Amherst. Admitted to sufficient facts for operating with suspended license, in Deerfield by state police, and sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until 9/23/15, and must get a driver’s license by that date. Charges … 0

Police Logs, Aug. 1, Aug. 7

Monday, August 10, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 1 9:40 a.m. — Report of unwanted persons at 24 Homestead Ave. Ronald Vachon, 32, was charged with assault and battery on a household member. Greenfield, Aug. 7 3:53 p.m. — Report of hit and run at the Irving Gas Station at 223 Mohawk Trail. A … 0

Police Logs, August 7-9

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Greenfield, Aug. 7 3:53 p.m. — Report of hit and run at the Irving Gas Station at 223 Mohawk Trail. A 2002 black BMW SE X5 and a 2001 Toyota TK TRS collided. Police located the Toyota over the Vermont border. William Mccauliffee, 47, was charged with failure … 0

Whately rollover sends man to hospital

Sunday, August 9, 2015

WHATELY — A man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a rollover accident on Interstate 91 Sunday, according to state police. The accident occurred at about 3:48 p.m. on the southbound lanes of the highway in Whately. The man was the driver and sole occupant. … 0

Conway St. fire displaced 15 from apts.

Friday, August 7, 2015

GREENFIELD — The cause of the fire that put 15 people out of their seven apartments at 49 Conway St. Thursday afternoon has not yet been determined. The State Police Fire Marshal’s Office reported that the fire began … 0

Cyclist sent to hospital in hit-and-run accident

Friday, August 7, 2015

GREENFIELD — A cyclist was transported to the hospital with arm and back injuries after colliding with a vehicle at the bottom of Bank Row in a hit-and-run accident Friday evening. Greenfield Police officer Laura Gordon said the … 0