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District Court Logs

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 23, Judge William Mazanec Gregory M. Allen, 35, of Third Street, Turners Falls. Pleaded innocent to failure to provide a DNA sample to the state police data center, in Greenfield by state police, released on personal recognizance, continued to 11/6/14 for pretrial conference. Serena Doyle, 20, of Jacksonville Road, Colrain. Pleaded innocent to assault and battery, in Colrain by state police, released on personal recognizance, continued to 10/1/14 … 0

Embezzling teller gets 2nd sentencing delay

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

GREENFIELD — Sentencing for a convicted embezzler has been postponed for the second time. Meghan Porter, 26, stole $92,000 from a single customer’s accounts in 2011 and 2012 while employed as head teller of Freedom Credit Union’s Greenfield branch. Porter pleaded guilty Sept. 3 in Franklin Superior Court to two counts of larceny over $250 by a single scheme. Her sentencing was scheduled … 0

Montague police: couple ambushed, robbed at gunpoint

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — One man was arrested and three suspects are at large after a gunpoint robbery in an Avenue A apartment. Two victims, a husband and wife from Warren, were taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries to their faces, heads and bodies, according to Sgt. Lee Laster. “The gentleman was choked, beat, kicked in the face … 0

Truck rollover sends driver to hospital

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

SHUTESBURY — A male driver was injured and taken to an area hospital after his dump truck rolled over on Route 202 in Shutesbury Tuesday afternoon, according to firefighters who responded to the scene. The driver’s identity and injuries were not immediately available Tuesday night. The accident occurred … 0

Police Log, Sept. 5-9

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 6 7:33 p.m. — Disturbance reported on Lilac Court where the caller states that a female neighbor is yelling and making threats; officer spoke with the people involved, and one was advised that her caustic actions were disruptive to her neighbors, and the second person was … 0

Millers Falls man charged with selling drugs at county fair

Monday, September 8, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Millers Falls man has been charged with dealing drugs at the Franklin County Fair. Deshon Sanders, 20, of 5 Birchwood Circle, Millers Falls, pleaded innocent to charges of distributing cocaine, distributing marijuana, and possession of … 0

Gun ruled out in downtown ‘shooting’ at bar window

Monday, September 8, 2014

GREENFIELD — It appears a barroom window was shot out by a slingshot-wielding vandal rather than a gun-toting thug. At about 9:20 p.m. Friday, a window at the front of the Main Street Bar and Grille broke, sending shards of glass across a table and into people’s food … 0

Police Logs, Sept. 3 to 6

Monday, September 8, 2014

Montague, Sept. 3 8:52 a.m. — Illegal dumping reported on L Street where the complaint reports a shower liner has been on the curb there with a “free” sign on it for the past couple of months; the caller says they talked to the DPW who refused to … 0

Police Logs Sept. 1-3

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Greenfield, Sept. 1 5:57 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported on Silver Street near Federal Street where there is a person in an orange plaid type shirt, with jeans, long hair, near that location, yelling at passing cars and hitting street signs; officers located the person and she was … 0

Heroin trafficking charges for two Holyoke women

Friday, September 5, 2014

WHATELY — Two Holyoke women have been charged with trafficking in heroin after an Interstate 91 traffic stop netted 1,000 bags of the drug, according to police. There were also two small children in the car, according to police reports. Zeneida Gonzalez, 27, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District … 0

Report of shot fired at Greenfield bar Friday

Friday, September 5, 2014

GREENFIELD — Patrons of the Main Street Bar and Grill say a bullet flew through the window of the Friday night. However, police could not confirm whether a round hole in the bar’s window was caused by a … 0

District Court Logs, Aug. 26-Sept.2

Friday, September 5, 2014

Orange, Aug. 26, Judge David S. Ross Sandra A. Bezio, 45, of Walnut Street, Athol. Found guilty for breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, fined $200, plus $50 surfine, and victim witness assessment of $50. Must pay $100 restitution Must pay legal counsel fee of … 0

Greenfield teller admits stealing from credit union

Thursday, September 4, 2014

GREENFIELD — A former bank teller has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $90,000 from a client’s accounts. Meghan Porter, former head teller for the Greenfield branch of Freedom Credit Union, pleaded guilty in Franklin Superior Court Wednesday to two charges of larceny over $250 by a single … 0