Montague Police Logs: June 18 to June 26, 2021

Published: 7/22/2021 8:59:38 PM
Montague, June 18

6:10 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher and keeps saying “plandemic.”

6:11 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher speaking about a police chief in California.

10:58 a.m. — Caller states that another vehicle at Family Dollar on Avenue A hit her vehicle and then the driver got out and walked away.

11:34 a.m. — Walgreens employee reporting the pharmacy received a fraudulent prescription via fax. The Walgreens in Greenfield also received one from the same person for the same prescription. Officer Nathan Pervere will follow up with a detective. Employee reporting a man just came in and tried to pick up the fake prescription. When asked for ID, the man turned and walked away. He got into the passenger side of a smaller white Honda sedan with New York plates and headed north on Avenue A. BOLO given to Shelburne Control. Officer Cody Wells advising the store made contact with the suspect, and now he may be returning to pick up the prescription. Police unit from Greenfield or Gill to stand by in the area. Detective Joshua Hoffman standing by in plain clothes inside the store.

Montague, June 19

6:04 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher and keeps saying “plandemic” and playing a radio into the phone.

6:09 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher to talk about famous people who are gay.

6:10 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher and kept repeating, “Hey lady, you’re a hard worker.”

Montague, June 21

8:06 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher stating, “You’re a coward. Look at you.”

8:07 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher playing recordings. No voice contact.

5:27 p.m. — Caller states a man in a white shirt and blue pants has been walking back and forth on the Newton Street train bridge. Concerned he may be thinking of jumping. Chief Christopher Williams confirms that a man is standing on the train bridge, pacing back and forth. Erving Police got the man off the bridge.

5:52 p.m. — An Avenue A caller would like it on record that she found one of her car tires had been slashed over the weekend.

7:22 p.m. — A Clark Avenue caller states she received a package from Amazon addressed to her, but she did not order it. None of her friends or family ordered it either. She contacted Amazon, but they had no information about the transaction because it was a “gift.”

Montague, June 22

10:24 a.m. — Report of a loud explosion in the area of 54 Davis St. Sgt. Peter Lapachinski advised at least two poles with breakers tripped. Turners Falls Fire Department on scene.

1:37 p.m. — Woman advised that on June 12 she was visiting her son and someone hit her parked car. Other driver left her a note but the driver’s parents were not nice to her when they last spoke. Caller did not have any info for the other vehicle. Caller did not report the accident when it happened because she was supposed to leave for vacation. Minor damage to caller’s vehicle. Caller advised she may contact the court to inquire what information she will need to pursue a case in small claims court.

Montague, June 23

8:56 a.m. — While on a foot patrol, officers Nathan Pervere and Justin Moody recovered 15 needles and six empty baggies in the vicinity of the bike path along the canal on First Street.

Montague, June 25

10:37 a.m. — A Griswold Street caller reports her son’s lime green mountain bike was stolen.

10:40 a.m. — Caller at Millers Pub on East Main Street called to advise a man has threatened the lives of her staff and their families on multiple occasions and there have been multiple disturbances involving him outside the bar recently. Caller said this man is outside the bar now and the bartender is afraid to unlock the door to open the business. Officers dealing with this man for another complaint. Additional resources were contacted to address the issue. Officer Daniel Miner called back the reporting party and advised her of options.

1:13 p.m. — Report of catalytic converter theft on Chestnut Street.

4:23 p.m. — A caller on East Main Street called to express her concerns about the man from the morning call. States he is now back in Millers Falls and many people are concerned for their safety. Caller states he has made numerous threats to harm people and to burn buildings down.

7:13 p.m. — Walk-in wants to speak with an officer in regards to someone destroying her father’s gravesite and her stepmother’s gravesite at St. Anne’s Cemetery. Caller states she just redid the flowers yesterday and went to water them today and they were all dug up.

Montague, June 26

6:16 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher repeating, “You’re speechless, honey. You’re speechless.”

6:17 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher repeating nonsensical phrases.

6:26 a.m. — Man calls dispatcher repeatedly saying “plandemic.”

4 p.m. — Walk-in dropped off two used needles in a soda bottle that were found at the rock dam. Disposed of.

4:46 p.m. — Caller called Sgt. James Deery directly, reporting a man near the bike path behind the Great Falls Discovery Center who is intoxicated and harassing people. Caller witnessed him giving kids beer. Caller stated he is wearing a black shirt, camo pants and Nike sneakers, and has a buzz cut. Chief Christopher Williams and Officer Daniel Miner advised.


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