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100 grams of heroin netted in Athol bust

Thursday, April 17, 2014

ATHOL — Police put a dent in the area’s heroin supply when they arrested a Lawrence man they allege was about to deliver 100 grams of the drug to this area. Julio Morales, 52, of Bailey Street in Lawrence, was arrested on charges of trafficking in heroin in the parking lot of Athol Memorial Hospital at about 5:47 p.m. Wednesday. … 0

Orange man displaced after house fire

Thursday, April 17, 2014

ORANGE — Edward Krunklevich of 115 Brookside Road called 911 just after 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke out in his home. According to Orange Fire Chief Dennis Annear, the cause was an alternate heating device Krunklevich was using. Krunklevich who lives by himself, was not injured, but his ranch … 0

Man on bridge railing rescued

Thursday, April 17, 2014

ERVING — Shelburne Falls State Police Trooper Joshua Hanssen kept a potentially suicidal man from jumping off the French King Bridge, just after midnight early Thursday. According to Shelburne Falls State Police logs, Hanssen assisted the man off the railing and secured him. The man was taken to the Baystate Franklin Medical Center for a mental health evaluation. Montague and Erving Police officers … 0

Police Log, March 28-29

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sunderland, March 28 1:20 a.m. — Report of a vehicle stuck on railroad tracks on Reservation Road; found to be inaccessible from Route 63; tow truck was summoned to winch the vehicle out of the area. 4:28 p.m. — Officer sent to Cliffside Apartments for an intoxicated male … 0

Fire ravages Heath hilltop home

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

HEATH — 10 fire departments from two states responded to reports of a house fire at 21 Route 8A North on Wednesday, but were unable to stop the fire from ravaging the one-story, hilltop home of David Kratt. … 0

Man arrested after alleged knife-point robbery

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

GREENFIELD — A local man faces armed robbery and heroin charges after allegedly holding a woman at knife point and taking her wallet and cigarettes. Jacque Coleman, 25, of Greenfield pleaded innocent to charges of armed robbery, possession … 0

District Court Logs, March 25-27

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Greenfield, March 25, Judge William Mazanec Adam T. Bousquet, 34, of Chicopee. Found responsible for dumping more than seven cubic feet of trash on a public highway, to wit, tires, or other land, on Mount Hermon Station Road in Northfield, fined $100 and decriminalized, to wit, converted to … 0

Police Logs, March 28 through 31

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Greenfield, March 28 1:12 p.m. — A caller reported a road rage incident on the Mohawk Trail. The involved male was given a verbal warning. 5:14 p.m. — Nicholas A. Morris, 27, of 77 Wisdom Way, was arrested on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, … 0

3 charged when I-91 stop nets heroin

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GREENFIELD — A local woman faces charges of heroin distribution after an Interstate 91 traffic stop. Cyerra Weimer, 19, whose address in court records was given as the Days Inn, pleaded innocent to charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, and conspiracy to violate drug laws, … 0

Greenfield man faces heroin charges

Monday, March 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — A local man arrested with heroin and a 16-year-old girl in his car after he fled a traffic detail was arraigned Monday in Greenfield District Court. Patrick A. Richmond, 24, of 3 Oak St., faces charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, failure to … 0

Nail salon burglary nets charges

Monday, March 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Montague man faces burglary charges after a Main Street nail salon break-in over the weekend. According to police reports, not only was Miki Miyazaki seen leaving the business and glass shards found in his pockets, he left the stolen cash register wrapped in a distinctive … 0

False fire alarms bring charges

Sunday, March 30, 2014

ORANGE — Two men face charges after police and firefighters responded to a series of false fire alarms Friday night into Saturday morning. Orange Fire Department responded to fire box alarms at 10:40 p.m. from Pleasant and West streets, 11:05 from Cheney and Carpenter streets and 12:06 a.m. … 0

Break-in at Turners bakery

Friday, March 28, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — A local business suffered cash loss and property damages following an early-morning break-in. The owners of the 2nd Street Baking Co., on 4th Street, were called by police at about 3:30 a.m. Friday, after discovering their front door had been pried open. “It’s disappointing; this … 0