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Court logs, March 20 to 24

Friday, March 27, 2015

Orange, March 20, Judge David S. Ross Gary Kosloski, 32, listed as homeless. Pleaded guilty to assault and battery on a family or household member, in Erving, sentenced to one year in the house of correction, then changed to 59 days in the house of correction, and given 53 days credit for time serve, placed on probation until 3/18/16, must have mental health evaluation according to state law, and must … 0

Police Log, March 23 to 26

Friday, March 27, 2015

Orange, March 23 2:30 p. m. — Shelburne Control got a call from Fairman Road of an unwanted person there; officer responded and remained until peace was restored. 8 p.m. — Request for police to check the welfare of a person on Oaklawn Avenue; officers responded, and the person involved was taken to Athol Memorial Hospital 11:20 p.m. — Control advised an employee … 0

Dual early morning Athol raids net drugs, gun

Thursday, March 26, 2015

ATHOL — Two local men were arrested on drug charges in separate early morning raids. Juan Vega, 40, of 498 Cottage St., and Joshua Davoren, 26, of 21 Hamlet St., were both held without bail pending arraignments in Orange District Court, scheduled for today. Both were arrested in their homes in simultaneous 5 … 0

Greenfield Youth Football League embezzler: The drugs made me do it

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman who stole $5,986 from the Greenfield Youth Football League to feed her drug habit has been ordered to repay the money. Margary Fisher, 38, of 36 Elm St., admitted to sufficient facts for conviction on a charge of larceny over $250 by a … 0

Leverett man cited in ambulance crash

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — A Leverett man was cited for obstructing an emergency vehicle after his vehicle struck an ambulance taking a patient to Cooley Dickinson Hospital Monday afternoon. The accident delayed the patient’s transfer from South Hadley to the hospital, but no one was injured, according to Northampton Police … 0

Burst pipes soak elementary school in Leverett, displace students

Monday, March 2, 2015

LEVERETT — Elementary School Principal Margot Lacey said she hopes students will be back in their regular classrooms later this week after frozen pipes that burst on Feb. 18 and 24 caused serious damage to walls, ceilings and flooring. Lacey was on a back-country skiing trip in Yellowstone … 0

Orange workshop roof collapses from snow; official issues warning

Monday, March 2, 2015

ORANGE — The roof of an abandoned workshop collapsed under the weight of accumulated snow, the damage noticed Monday morning after a light snowstorm. Orange Building Commissioner Brian Gale said the building at 701 East Main St. is a total loss. “It’s an older building and this was … 0

Turners man arrested on gun charges

Monday, March 2, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Turners Falls man was arrested with an unlicensed gun after a disturbance in a local housing development, according to police. Juan Rodriguez, 25, of 66 4th St., apartment 2L, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court … 0

District Court Log, Feb. 3-26

Monday, March 2, 2015

Greenfield, Feb. 3, Judge William Mazanec, III Brandt Miller, 24, of Adams Road, Greenfield. Admitted to sufficient facts for larceny over $250, and uttering a false check, but continued without a finding until 6/2/16 on both charges. Must pay legal counsel fee of $150. Greenfield, Feb. 20, Judge … 0

Police Log, Feb. 23-March 1

Monday, March 2, 2015

Montague, Feb. 23 9:45 p.m. — Report of a chimney fire on Quarry Road, they were advised to evacuate the building and wait for the fire department; Turners Falls Fire Department notified and en route; services rendered, and the Fire Department remained at the scene for awhile. Orange, … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0