Crime log from 9/28 – 10/01: After dodging air-borne beer bottles and handling about 20 noise complaints, officers of the Amherst Police Department are done with a rowdy weekend of parties.
As University of Massachusetts students took to the streets for the first full weekend of the semester, several parties got out of control and had to be broken up by the Amherst police department.
The downtown Amherst Bank of America was robbed Monday morning. Amherst Police arrested William W. Oldershaw after identifying him in a taxi cab matching the description of one which had fled the scene.
SLSO Associate Director Corey Carvalho wants students to be better informed about their rights in dealing with authorities.
Four men, none of whom are connected with any of the Five Colleges, were arrested Saturday after they were suspected of breaking into the local apartment complex.
Around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, Amherst Fire Department responded to a small fire at Baker Hall.
Over winter break, APD officers arrested 26-year-old Jyhong Chea for possession of a large amount of cocaine packaged for sale.
Last Thursday, Vuk N. Whallon was arrested by Amherst Police on several drug charges.
The Amherst Police Department, and the University of Massachusetts Police Department were one of 33 departments in the Commonwealth to be accredited by the state commission.
With the holiday season approaching, past years have shown an increase in break-in’s along with the times. However, the Amherst Police Department has reported that this number has decreased thanks to the help of a new program.
The Amherst Police Department’s Detective Bureau has opened an investigation into an incident which involved an order for $3,900 worth of pizza from Antonio’s Pizza.
A University of Massachusetts student sustained critical head injuries during an alleged assault at the Pufton Village Apartment complex on North Pleasant Street last Saturday.
Amherst Police Department discovers body of UMass psychology student in Rolling Green Apartments; identity of student released
Yesterday morning, the Amherst Police Department responded to the Rolling Green Apartments at approximately 9:04 a.m. and found the body of a 21-year-old male University of Massachusetts student in a four-door black sedan parked in the complex’s lot.
Timothy J. Martin, a University of Massachusetts student is suspected of assault with a deadly weapon.
Last weekend, the Amherst Police Department arrested two area men on possession of marijuana and firearms charges, according to a Nov. 8 release from APD Lieutenant Ronald Young.
The Amherst Police Department announced Saturday that they had made an arrest in a Sept. 12 case where a Worcester man was beaten with a baseball bat. Erik Reyes was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The Amherst Police Department (APD) announced over the weekend that it will host a community meeting this Wednesday to address a spate of break-ins and issues related to student-town affairs. The community meeting will take place Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 867 North Pleasant Street.
The Amherst Police Department had another busy weekend, arresting and summoning to court more than 90 individuals.
The Amherst Police Department was busy last week. Since Wednesday, Sept. 29, APD officers have arrested three teens in two separate incidents on drug trafficking charges.
Last Wednesday, the Amherst Police Department arrested two Springfield men on charges of possession of a Class D substance, marijuana, with intent to distribute and possession of a Class B substance, cocaine.