Greenfield and Montague Police Logs: May 7 to May 14, 2020

Published: 5/21/2020 2:46:44 PM
Modified: 5/21/2020 2:46:34 PM

Montague, May 7

7:31 p.m. — Caller reporting a motorcycle accident on Old Greenfield Road. States a man was riding a motorcycle, didn’t realize the gate was closed on the bridge and went over the embankment. AMR ambulance requests Turners Falls Fire Department to respond with ambulance and engine. Officer Justin Moody requests Rau’s for a tow. Moody reports motorcyclist was picked up by his father.

Greenfield, May 8

9:28 a.m. — Caller reports he trapped a cat that has been fighting with his cat. Information passed on to Dakin Humane Society in Leverett.

10:54 a.m. — Report of a shoplifting incident at Dollar General at 10 Colrain Road. Manager asking how to handle a woman who has repeatedly entered her store and attempted to shoplift. Manager wasn’t interested in pursuing charges for past incident and simply wants the woman to stay away from the store.

11:27 a.m. — Walk-in reporting a larceny of medication and money, but left prior to speaking with anyone.

3:34 p.m. — Caller reports she lost her debit card in Gill.

4:19 p.m. — Caller reports she lost her wallet while biking between Foster’s Supermarket and the CVS on Federal Street. It’s a blue/gold trifold wallet.

7:13 p.m. — Caller reporting her roommate hit her in the head with a bottle of soda. Declined medical attention.

Greenfield, May 9

5:38 p.m. — Caller reports a tree branch on a telephone wire on Cooke Street. Eversource responding.

Montague, May 9

3:42 p.m. — Caller at the community garden on the corner of Third and L streets states there are some wires running through a tree that are arcing and crackling. Fire Department responding.

Montague, May 10

12:55 p.m. — Report of an altercation on Norman Circle. Reporting party advised she has been caring for a dog for the past few months after a family member died. Can no longer care for the dog and tried to bring it to the family, but they won’t accept it. Dog is a pit bull and is currently inside a vehicle down the street. Caller agreed to wait by the corner until officer arrived. Reporting party advised of options and will attempt to bring the dog to Dakin Humane Society. Officer Michael Sevene spoke with the next of kin, who did not want the dog.

6:57 p.m. — A Second Street caller states her son-in-law smashed a window in her apartment and took off in her daughter’s black Chevrolet Impala. Officer Jacob Lapean with two reporting parties. Suspect not on scene. Witness statements were left and Officer James Ruddock will collect them later if they’re filled out.

Greenfield, May 11

1:53 p.m. — Caller reporting she witnessed a man in a white enclosed truck dumping a large bag of items in and around the trash receptacle on Poet’s Seat Tower road. Will send photos.

2:43 p.m. — Report of tires slashed on Cedar Glen Circle.

Montague, May 11

7:26 p.m. — A Carlisle Avenue caller reports two bears across the street from his house. Officer James Ruddock drove through the area to advise everyone outside about the reported bears.

11 p.m. — Caller reporting a bear was just on her front doorstep before running back into the woods.

Greenfield, May 13

2:34 a.m. — Caller reports a man has been screaming outside the Winslow Building at 9 Wells St. for the past couple of hours. Involved identifies as an undercover cop, and is patrolling. Advised him to go off duty and go to sleep.

8:58 a.m. — Caller reporting another resident of the Winslow Building at 9 Wells St. threw him against the wall, demanded $60 and threatened to damage his vehicle. Reports he was punched in the face. Suspect reportedly wearing a brown coat. Area searched, but unable to locate. Reporting party advised of his options through court.

8:35 p.m. — Manager at McDonald’s at 285 Federal St. stating there is a group of at least four or five individuals that have been out front and in and out of the lobby. Drug paraphernalia recently found in the bathrooms.

Montague, May 13

1:56 p.m. — Intoxicated woman taken into custody near Miller’s Pub after several complaints. Due to level of intoxication and no one sober to take responsibility for her, the woman was sleeping it off. Charges changed to a summons because it would be safer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Woman released.

Greenfield, May 14

1:56 a.m. — A Deerfield Street caller states she saw a man looking in her window, so she shut off her lights. The man then knocked on her door asking to talk to her, saying he is not a bad guy. Caller told him it is late and she is just heading to bed. Man last seen walking toward Meridian Street. Checked the area. Observed no suspicious activity or people walking the streets.

8:04 a.m. — Report of a hypodermic needle at the intersection of Conway and Devens streets. Same secured.

3:06 p.m. — Report of a lost wallet at Greenfield Gardens.

7:24 p.m. — Caller reporting she lost her dog on Old Greenfield Road, near the town line. The dog is a tri-colored smooth coat Collie.

Montague, May 14

7:31 p.m. — Caller reporting a dog hit by a car on Seventh Street, near’s Aubuchon Hardware. Officer Michael Sevene advised. Dog is alive. Owner getting a ride to emergency veterinarian in Deerfield.

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Greenfield, MA 01302-1367
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Fax: (413) 772-2906


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