Greenfield, Montague and Orange Police Logs: Aug. 6 to Aug. 8, 2019

Published: 8/12/2019 5:20:29 PM
Greenfield, Aug. 6

10:17 a.m. — Report of vandalism reported in the parking lot at Ames and School streets. Two tires slashed overnight.

10:34 a.m. — Party into the station to report that he was operating his vehicle and stopped at the intersection of Prospect Street and Highland Avenue. He needed to edge out to check for oncoming traffic. An unknown male party on a skateboard came speeding down the sidewalk, entered the roadway and slid across the front bumper of his van and onto the hood, causing very minor damage. After laying out on the ground for a few seconds, he got up to his feet, declined help from the driver, hopped on the skateboard and sped away yelling, “Hell yeah! Hell yeah!” Reporting party just wanted it on record.

1:16 p.m. — Caller stated that she has a neighbor on Adams Road with unregistered vehicles, bus seats and scrap metal in his front yard, and that he is no longer mowing or maintaining the lawn. She said it’s possibly a hazardous situation due to limited visibility for drivers on the road and that a mail truck may have previously hit one of his vehicles. She would like to see the vehicles gone and the area cleared out.

2:28 p.m. — Report of vandalism on Congress Street. Caller stated that the front passenger’s side window had been smashed through.

Montague, Aug. 6

7:08 a.m. — Caller reports that at approximately 6 p.m. last night, two women came to his house asking for a cigarette and lighter and then a ride to the French King Entertainment Center in Erving for work. Caller advised the pair he was unable to give them a ride. Reporting party then observed the women walk to his neighbor’s house and try lifting the door handles on their car, and again at another neighbor’s house. This morning, the reporting party called the owner of the French King Entertainment Center who advised the pair had recently been terminated. Officer Mike Sevene patrolled the neighborhood. Nothing appeared out of place.

9:53 a.m. — Caller reporting vandalism to her vehicle — both side mirrors smashed. Suspected retaliation from a previous call.

Greenfield, Aug. 7

7:32 p.m. — Report of lost property at Stop & Shop.

10:38 p.m. — Report of a vehicle operating erratically at 47 Cedar and 312 Wells streets. Caller reporting she is intoxicated and is driving around town, and would like to be arrested. Caller also stated she is suicidal.

Montague, Aug. 7

2:12 p.m. — Multiple reports of a motor vehicle accident at West Main and Church streets. Car struck a utility pole. No apparent injuries. Operator out of the vehicle. Fluids leaking and airbag deployment. Police, Turners Falls Fire Department and AMR Ambulance advised. AMR not available. Officer Joshua Dobosz advised the utility pole is still standing but is cracked all the way up and was moved. Eversource advised.

4:02 p.m. — Caller states that she and a co-worker have been being harassed by a neighbors while visiting a client on 4th Street. Caller just wants it on record.

6:16 p.m. — Report of a tree down blocking half of the road on Main Street. DPW tree warden responding. Tree has been cleared.

8:22 p.m. — Caller states that he can hear some voices from an old building on Rod Shop Road. Area checked. Unfounded.

Orange, Aug. 7

4:12 p.m. — Reporting party advises she is at the station to file a missing person’s report on one of her clients. Reporting a 17-year-old missing.

Greenfield, Aug. 8

6:05 a.m. — Caller is looking to see if someone may have found a bag he lost on Sunday. Believes he may have left it at All Souls Church or on a bench diagonally across from it and had left a message with the church. Bag described as a black, fake-leather shoulder bag with a strap. The side of the bag has a “Valley Art Supply” bumper sticker. A few of the contents inside were a book, green folder and sketchbook. Nothing of monetary value.

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