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Amherst Police Log: Dec. 4 – Dec. 7

By Patricia Leboeuf

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Thursday, Dec. 4, 2015

6:23 p.m. – A man reported that he struck a deer that had run out in front of his vehicle in front of 739 N. Pleasant St. The deer caused damage to the hood and headlights. The deer was gone on arrival.

11:07 p.m. – An individual reported that a female wearing a black shirt fell out of a tree at the Boulders Apartments at 188 E. Hadley Road. The woman indicated that she was fine and refused medical assistance.

11:49 p.m. – An individual reported a large group of people in the front yard being loud at 816 N. Pleasant St. A warning was issued to the residents.

Friday, Dec. 5, 2015

2:27 a.m. – A male was reported jumping into traffic near 739 N. Pleasant St. He was gone on arrival.

3:33 a.m. – Individuals reported vandalism upon returning to their home at 15 Fearing St., Apt #1. They found multiple windows smashed and observed that some buckets of salt that were outside the house were emptied and strewn around. There were no witnesses and there are currently no suspects.

1:54 p.m. – An individual reported goats close to the side of Route 116 at Leonard Farm, 150 Sunderland Rd. The goats were being monitored by the owner.

10:42 p.m. – A woman was reported screaming and yelling in the bathroom at Craig’s Place homeless shelter, 434 N. Pleasant St. Two females were separated. As one of the women was being escorted out, she tried to kick the glass door open and she cracked it. She will be summoned for destruction of property.

December 6, 2015

12:39 a.m. – Two college-age white males wearing hats and dark clothing were reported engaging in a verbal altercation by the gas pumps at Cumberland Farms, 35 Belchertown Rd. The two parties were gone on arrival.

1:00 a.m. – A vehicle was stopped for failure to yield to an oncoming ambulance at 32 College St. Katherine B. Aguilar, 21, of 212 Vernon St., Apt #2, Worcester, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, obstruction of an emergency vehicle, operating a motor vehicle to endanger, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

2:14 a.m. – Police responded to a report of vandalism at Amherst Market, 29 Triangle St. A man noticed approximately four small dents and a small scratch on his vehicle. He believed the vandalism was done during his shift as there were several underage college students attempting to buy alcohol who were turned away. He did not wish to pursue the incident.

2:51 a.m. – A motor vehicle was stopped at 787 Main St. for failing to stop at a red light. Field sobriety tests of the driver indicated impairment. Venetia Fotopulos, 22, of 302 Mystic St., Arlington, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, operating a motor vehicle to endanger, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to stop/yield.

9:38 p.m. – Police responded to a disturbance at Craig’s Place homeless shelter at 434 N. Pleasant St. A man in his 60s was reported insulting others and causing altercations over a person cutting in line. The issue was resolved without incident.

December 7, 2015

1:32 a.m. – An individual reported an individual refusing to leave Craig’s Place homeless shelter at 434 N. Pleasant St. and being verbally abusive. The person was agitated upon arrival but left when instructed to.

12:37 p.m. – An individual reported goats close to the side of the road at Leonard Farm, 150 Sunderland Rd. The individual said they were heading north and were about half a mile from the Sunderland town line. The goats were in the field nowhere near the road.

Patricia LeBoeuf can be reached at [email protected]

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