The Boston Globe reported Saturday that the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office has reopened its investigation of the death of Eric Sinacori, who died of a heroin overdose last October.
Police Log: Friday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
Steve O’Neill describes several instances of confidential informant operations gone wrong and advocates for the abolishment of the practice.
The program will be put on hold until a full review of the University’s confidential informant policy can be completed, according to an email sent out to the campus community Tuesday.
The incident occurred early Sunday morning, according to a crime alert sent out to the campus community by the UMass Police Department.
Amherst Police Log: Friday, Sept. 19 to Monday, Sept. 23, 2014.
Six months after the “Blarney Blowout,” former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis presented the findings of his investigation into the handling of large crowd disturbances.
The body is believed to be that of Marissa Jackson, 26, of Amherst, who was reported missing since Friday night.
Amherst Police Log: Friday, Sept. 5 to Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.
According to a crime alert sent out to the UMass community, a house on Lincoln Avenue and a unit in the Lincoln Apartments were both broken into.
Damage was found in Totman Gym, Goessman Lab and the Graduate Research Center according to a UMPD email.
Officers give presentations on how to handle potentially dangerous situations to groups on campus, including the SGA and OIT.
The rise comes after the robbery of a female student on North Pleasant Street last month.
New information was released about the victims of last week’s pedestrian accidents while UMPD warned the campus to stay safe and alert.
Despite past constraints on their agreement, UMPD and APD have decided to continue their arrangement of patrolling similar areas of Amherst.
After an indecent assault and battery took place on North Pleasant Street on Saturday, police are searching for a suspect.
This Sunday at 11 a.m. at Rafter’s Sports Bar and Restaurant, the UMass chapter of Alpha Delta Phi will be raising money for childhood cancer research.
This week’s crime log includes two cell phone-related domestic assault and batteries and the alleged theft of a laptop by a local homeless man.
This past weekend’s arrests include a female who was arrested twice by UMPD in one day and an assault and battery between two brothers, among others.
Christopher LaFlamme has held many positions at the University of Massachusetts Police Department over his 35 years of service and has confirmed his retirement “within a year” of this January.