Montague Police Logs: Nov. 19 to Nov. 28, 2021

Published: 12/3/2021 6:19:00 PM
Modified: 12/3/2021 6:18:27 PM
Friday, Nov. 19

7:00 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. — Thirteen reports of motor vehicle break-ins on Dell, Oakman, Charron, High and Stevens streets.

8:28 a.m. — Caller from Crocker Avenue states he has footage of someone leaving his driveway on foot at 12:30 a.m.

Saturday, Nov. 20

10:55 a.m. — Caller from High Street states he discovered his vehicle was broken into overnight and a laptop was stolen.

2:01 p.m. — Holland Police sent a summons for Montague Police to serve to a man on Bridge Street. The man used to live there, but sold the building and moved away around seven years ago.

Sunday, Nov. 21

2:01 p.m. — Caller from Food City reports a man snatched a wallet from an elderly woman and was running with it. Witnesses said he was heading toward 11th Street along the bike path on foot.

4:13 p.m. — Walk-in reports he was bitten by a dog belonging to the owner of Crestview Liquors. He was on the way to the hospital to have the wound looked at, but didn’t want to press charges. A message was left for the Board of Health and a copy of the call was sent to the animal control officer.

Monday, Nov. 22

7:49 a.m. — Be-on-the-lookout order issued for a man involved in a disturbance who left on foot, possibly crossing the Bridge Street bridge. Montague Police was joined by Erving Police. An arrest was made by Erving Police near Renovators Supply Manufacturing.

2:57 p.m. — Caller from an Avenue A apartment building requests an officer attempt to contact a man who chased her children home from their bus stop.

Tuesday, Nov. 23

5:14 p.m. — Caller from East Main Street reports his neighbor stealing packages. Advised of his options.

9:27 p.m. — Walk-in reports three men kicking a small black vehicle, possibly a Toyota, around 10 minutes prior at The Rendezvous on Third Street. They left in a truck and came back. One of the men got into the vehicle and moved it across the street. Police spoke to an involved man.

Wednesday, Nov. 24

2:33 p.m. — Caller from East Main Street Realty requests to speak to an officer about ongoing harassment from another tenant.

5:13 p.m. — Caller from J Street states she was crossing the street by Family Dollar and was almost struck by a passing car. She said the driver was on the phone, adding that it happens often in the area.

Thursday, Nov. 25

11:18 a.m. — Caller from Fourth Street states she is concerned about three cooking pots that went missing from her apartment. Caller had used them earlier in the morning, cleaned them, and placed them on top of the dishwasher before they went missing. Police were later advised the cookware was recovered.

7:56 p.m. — Caller from Bridge Street reports being at a bar in Millers Falls where someone took $500 from his wallet. Man was reportedly still in the area. Police arrived at the scene where a possible fight was in progress. Police advised the call was not as reported and that there was a property issue. Dispute was settled and all items were returned.

Friday, Nov. 26

1:50 p.m. — Caller from Fourth Street states there continues to be suspicious activity between a man and woman behind the residence. Caller believes it is drug-related. Police were advised, but were unable to respond due to a warrant arrest.

1:56 p.m. — Police located Mario Torres-Soto, 43, of Third Street in Turners Falls, outside of a residence on G Street and arrested him with two active default warrants.

Saturday, Nov. 27

4:34 p.m. — Caller from East Main Street Realty states a man is out of control in her apartment and she locked herself in the bathroom. While still on the line, the caller was trying to exit the bathroom to open the door for responding officers when the involved man took the phone away and the line was disconnected. Police called an ambulance for a mental health evaluation. The involved man was taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

5:43 p.m. — Caller from Avenue A reports an unwanted man in her apartment. While on the phone with dispatch, the man left and the caller locked the door. Caller was advised to call back if he returns.

Sunday, Nov. 28

11:26 a.m. — Caller from the Highway Garage reports a contractor taking sand from a sand pile. Caller was gone upon arrival.

11:52 a.m. — Police assisted the Department of Children and Families with an investigation on Avenue A.


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