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Civil rights activist Cornel West to speak at Smith College -

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Uncertainties surround UMass men’s lacrosse as it kicks off season against Army -

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New face, same old ‘Havoc’: UMass basketball ready to face familiar style of play against VCU -

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UMass women’s lacrosse begins season with high expectations, seeking eighth straight A-10 championship -

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UMass hockey players react to news of next year’s trip to Belfast -

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UMass women’s basketball falls to La Salle, drops 11th straight game -

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‘Havoc’ returns to Mullins Center as UMass men’s basketball prepares for VCU -

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Bernie Sanders already making history as Jewish candidate -

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‘The Hateful Eight’ shows Quentin Tarantino losing his edge -

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MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance -

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First inside look at the John Francis Kennedy Champions Center -

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UMass tennis rallies past St. Johns to give Red Storm first loss of season -

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UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley -

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Amherst Board of Health votes against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license -

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Top 25 Notebook: Duke gets back on winning track taking down No.13 Louisville Monday -

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Battle of the bottom: UMass women’s basketball travels to La Salle Wednesday -

February 10, 2016

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.

UMass student suspected in assault case

Timothy J. Martin, a University of Massachusetts student is suspected of assault with a deadly weapon.

APD arrest area men on drug, weapons charges

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.

APD make arrest in serious assault case

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.

Amherst Police Department to host community meeting; hire advocate for abuse victims

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.

Amherst Police Department charge 92 with crimes over weekend

The Amherst Police Department had another busy weekend, arresting and summoning to court more than 90 individuals.

Three teens arrested in motor vehicle stops

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.