Officers from the Amherst Police Department were on alert this weekend and broke up a number of parties, arresting the residents of three locations in response to town by law violations.
Due to the large turnout of attendees for the annual “Extravaganja” event this weekend, the Amherst Police Department responded to multiple calls in the downtown area.
Off-campus partying this weekend led to the arrest of multiple individuals in the Amherst area despite prior preparations made by Amherst police.
Increased Amherst Police Department presence over spring break led to increased patrols to prevent break-ins and led to three arrests for DUIs.
The Amherst Crime Log reported multiple car accidents this weekend after heavy storms add increased danger of driving for residents
The noise complaint calls diminished and motor vehicle violations increased for the Amherst Police Department this weekend.
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.”
The Amherst Police responded to about 20 noise complaint calls this past weekend.
This weekend, the Amherst police department responded to a haze of alcohol-induced calls.
This weekend, the town of Amherst saw 6 accident reports for motor vehicle accidents, about 20 arrests and 22 noise complaints.
It was a relatively quiet long weekend in Amherst compared to weekends past.
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.