Amherst Crime Log shows multiple car accidents

The Amherst Crime Log reported multiple car accidents this weekend after heavy storms add increased danger of driving for residents

Many motor vehicle violations in Amherst this weekend

The noise complaint calls diminished and motor vehicle violations increased for the Amherst Police Department this weekend.

APD reports handful of weekend break-ins

Detective David Foster of the Amherst police department expected the handful of break-ins which occurred over the Thanksgiving holiday, saying “it happens every year.”

Town of Amherst crime log

The Amherst Police responded to about 20 noise complaint calls this past weekend.

Town of Amherst Crime Log: October 22

This weekend, the Amherst police department responded to a haze of alcohol-induced calls.

Crime Log: October 16

This weekend, the town of Amherst saw 6 accident reports for motor vehicle accidents, about 20 arrests and 22 noise complaints.

Town of Amherst Crime Log: Columbus Day weekend

It was a relatively quiet long weekend in Amherst compared to weekends past.

Town of Amherst Crime Log

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.

Parties causes disturbances in Amherst

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.

Amherst Bank of America robbery suspect in custody

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.

Legal Services wants students to know their rights in police encounters

SLSO Associate Director Corey Carvalho wants students to be better informed about their rights in dealing with authorities.

Four arrested for attempting to break into Puffton apartments on Saturday

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.

UPDATED: Students back in Baker after fire

Around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, Amherst Fire Department responded to a small fire at Baker Hall.

APD discover cocaine cache in car

Over winter break, APD officers arrested 26-year-old Jyhong Chea for possession of a large amount of cocaine packaged for sale.

Student busted on drug charges

Last Thursday, Vuk N. Whallon was arrested by Amherst Police on several drug charges.

Local police accredited by state commission

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.

Amherst Police successfully prevent break-in’s

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.

Police investigating large pizza order

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.

UM student sustains critical head injuries in assault

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.