Student arrested for allegedly shooting fireworks toward dorm

By Collegian News Staff

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Orchard Hill - Samantha Webber/Collegian

At 1:02 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, Trevor Weatherbee, of 441 Neck Road, Lancaster, Mass., was arrested on various charges. Around that time, the University of Massachusetts Police Department received a number of emergency calls from students claiming that someone was shooting fireworks in the direction of Field dormitory in Orchard Hill. At least one caller stated that the suspect had fired one of the projectiles directly at her, although she had managed to avoid it. When officers arrived, they initiated a search and finally identified an individual matching his description at approximately 1:27 a.m. Subsequently, Weatherbee was taken into custody on charges of disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and unlawful possession of fireworks.

-Collegian Staff