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Police Log: Friday, Feb. 20 to Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

By Kathleen Kirk

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Friday, Feb. 20

12:40 p.m.: Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at 301 S. Pleasant St. The female involved in the accident was unable to see over a snow bank, pulled forward to see into traffic and collided with the rear of another vehicle.

5:42 p.m.: Police arrested Manuel E. Pintado, 51, for unlawful noise, obstruction and intimidation at 1001 N. Pleasant Street Apt. 39A.

7:47 p.m.: Police responded to reports of four horses running around Mission Cantina.

Saturday, Feb. 21

12:12 a.m.: A male entered the Amherst police station reporting that he was jumped and had his iPhone stolen. The male was treated by Amherst Fire Department paramedics and his iPhone was recovered.

1:19 a.m.: Police responded to a male urinating on the door of Amherst Books.

1:44 a.m.: A female reported a suspicious person inside her home at 323 E. Pleasant St. She realized it was her roommate’s friend trying to scare them. Police confirmed there was no breaking and entering.

1:47 p.m.: Police responded to a report of an injured wild turkey that was struck by a vehicle at 366 S. Pleasant St. Police moved the dead bird to the side of the road.

Sunday, Feb. 22

12:47 a.m.: An individual reported a missing laptop from 15 Sunset Court following a party at the residence.

9:47 a.m.: There was a disturbance at Ernie’s Towing. A male kicked in a door and damaged the frame while attempting to get a vehicle that had been towed from the Townehouse Apartments overnight. A dispute arose over a price discrepancy which was posted on the door. The male paid and the car was released. Management is seeking restitution for the damages.

2:05 p.m.: A male reported his wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked overnight in a parking garage. No damage was noted.

8:20 p.m.: Two female students reported concerns over a suspicious man following them. The two were at Pasta E Basta and were afraid to leave after the man whistled and catcalled at them. The police spoke with the two who confirmed the behavior was not sexual, just strange. They declined to pursue any criminal charges, saying they just wanted to walk back to campus safely.

9:03 p.m.: A homeless man was kicked out of Craig’s Place for fighting with a female staff member and assaulting another male guest. The male caused a disturbance after he was forced to leave the shelter. He was ordered to leave once the police arrived.

Kathleen Kirk can be reached at [email protected]

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