Long weekend brings multiple arrests, liquor law violations

By Marleigh Felsenstein

Friday, Feb. 14

10:17 a.m.: A male reportedly called from the Amherst Motel 20 on Northampton Road and asked for an ambulance. The police were assisting the Amherst Fire Department. The male would not talk or answer any questions.

11:16 a.m.: A person reportedly kept falling in the snow by the Post Office in Amherst Center. They said that they were “dying, having a heart attack,” and that they were trying to kill themselves. The person was not cooperative upon arrival. The AFD responded and an ambulance came from Northampton.

3:52 a.m.: A woman reportedly called saying that her boyfriend had left a box of bullets at her house and she did not want to throw them away. The bullets were removed from her home.

4:06 p.m.: There was reportedly damage to a car in Colonial Village on Belchertown Road. The damage appeared to be from a plow.

5:57 p.m.: The light pole in front of Bruno’s on Main Street was reportedly knocked down. When police arrived, it was covered in snow.

11:16 p.m.: A large white cow was reported to be running down Belchertown Road. It was gone upon police arrival.

Saturday, Feb. 15

12:13 a.m.: A suspicious motor vehicle was seen on Belchertown Road. It was a black Dodge SW Grandcar. The driver continuously turned the lights on and off in the car. Upon being asked, he said he was waiting to take a friend to Northampton.

12:21 a.m.: A man was arrested for punching his wife in the head and in the arms.

12:29 a.m.: Police assisted the AFD at the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity on North Pleasant Street because of the sounding of the fire alarm. The alarm was set off because guests were smoking inside.

1:26 a.m.: A breaking and entering occurred on Montague Road. The caller said that someone was trying to get into the house. The accused man said he was simply cutting through their yard, but he was unable to say where he was going and said he did not really know where he was due to the consumption of alcohol.

1:50 a.m.: Medical assistance was requested on Stanley Street. A 21-year-old female was semi-conscious. She was transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

3:11 p.m.: A woman fell on the ice in front of Rao’s Coffee on Kellogg Avenue. She sustained injuries to her tailbone. Parking enforcement was notified about the pavement conditions in the area.

8:30 p.m.: There was a report of larceny at Spirit Haus on College Street. The thief stole two cans of beer.

Sunday, Feb. 16

2:06 a.m.: A warning was issued for noise on Sunset Avenue. The owner was cooperative and the party of 100 cleared out shortly after.

Monday, Feb. 17

12:20 a.m.: Peace was restored at Craig’s Place Homeless Shelter after a physical altercation occurred in the bathroom.

1:55 p.m.: A fight occurred in front of Bruegger’s Bagels on North Pleasant Street.

Marleigh Felsenstein can be reached at [email protected]