UMPD Logs: Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14

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UMPD Logs: Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14

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The following police logs are from the University of Massachusetts Police Department from Friday, April 12, 2019 to Sunday, April 14, 2019.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Traffic Stop

12:02 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for operating a vehicle without headlights on Eastman Lane.

1:31 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for operating a vehicle without lights on the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and North Pleasant Street.

12:33 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for failure to signal and use care at the intersection of University Drive and Massachusetts Avenue.

5:30 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for an inspection violation at Lot 25 on Commonwealth Avenue.

7:38 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for operating a vehicle without headlights on the intersection of Governors Drive and North Pleasant Street.

7:48 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for operating a vehicle without headlights on Governors Drive.

9:42 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for speeding at the intersection of Governors Drive and Cold Storage Road.

11:08 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for operating a vehicle without headlights on Clark Hill Road.

Lost/Found Property

12:29 a.m.: A laptop was found in the Integrative Learning Center on North Pleasant Street.

12:37 a.m.: A party brought a wallet found at Curry Hicks Cage on Hicks Way to the station.

12:38 a.m.: A party brought a wallet found at the Isenberg School of Management on Presidents Drive to the station.

12:17 p.m.: A maintainer at Cashin Dorm on Eastman Lane turned found items over to the service desk. The owner arrived at the service desk at 12:54 p.m. to secure their items.

Suspicious Person/Activity

2:14 a.m.: A party was observed carrying a traffic cone on Sunset Avenue. She was advised to return it and did so without incident.

Fraud

3:06 a.m.: A reporting party stated that he paid a party for Trevor Noah tickets at Lewis Dorm on Thatcher Road, and the party then disappeared.

Alarm-Fire

8:22 a.m.: An accidental/defective alarm went off at the Isenberg School of Management on Presidents Drive.

8:49 p.m.: An alarm at Lincoln Apartments Building Nine on Lincoln Avenue went off due to what appeared to be cooking smoke. Fire engine 1 reset the alarm.

Assist Citizen

10:15 a.m.: A reporting party states they received a call from someone who states she is being attacked. The party was contacted and stated that she was involved in a conflict but did not want to speak to police or file a report at this time. The party was advised to contact UMPD if that changes or if she would like to file a report.

Suspicious Vehicle

12:55 a.m.: An oversized vehicle was pulled over on the side of the road. The operator was attempting to program a GPS. Due to the size of the load, the officer stood by until the truck eventually went on its way.

Animal Complaint

3:57 p.m.: A reporting party advised of a dog in a vehicle on the ramp going from level three to level four at the Campus Center Garage on Campus Center Way. The reporting party thought the dog may have been in distress and that the dog had been in the car for more than four hours. The animal had food and did not appear to be in distress. The area was checked at 6:21 p.m., and the vehicle and dog had departed.

Annoying Text/Calls

5:08 p.m.: A reporting party requested to speak to an officer about a threatening phone call he received.

Alarm-Fire Trouble

7:23 p.m.: An accidental/defective alarm went off at Boyden Gymnasium on Commonwealth Avenue. Fire engine 1 was notified, but the alarm was cleared before it arrived.

Liquor Law Violation

8:25 p.m.: A summons was issued for a liquor violation in Lot 63 on the north end of Thatcher Road.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Lost/Found Property

12:12 a.m.: A wallet with a black Kate Spade wristlet, a Massachusetts license and miscellaneous cards was brought to the station.

8:02 a.m.: A reporting party brought a wallet he found on Governors Drive to the station.

8:33 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for a stop sign violation on the intersection of University Drive and Massachusetts Avenue.

Traffic Stop

12:22 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for operating with a defective headlight on Massachusetts Avenue.

1:15 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for speeding on Governors Drive.

1:26 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for failing to yield or stop on the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Cosby Avenue.

1:44 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for failing to stop or yield in Lot 43B (west of Totman Gymnasium) on Eastman Lane.

9:11 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for a stop sign violation on Massachusetts Avenue.

4:14 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for an inspection violation on Lot 34W (south of Massachusetts Avenue).

4:59 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for an inspection violation on University Drive.

5 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a verbal warning for an inspection violation at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Hicks Way.

5:51 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle and six passengers were issued verbal warnings for not wearing seatbelts on Governors Drive.

6:06 p.m.: The operator of a vehicle was given a verbal warning for a crosswalk violation on Massachusetts Avenue.

Noise Complaint

1:54 a.m.: A reporting party living in Lincoln 623 stated he was hearing loud music coming from another apartment. The officer on the scene stated that the noise is coming from a fraternity adjacent to Lincoln Apartments. Amherst Police Department was advised.

Suspicious Person/Activity

2:11 a.m.: An officer made contact with a party who was walking northbound by the Campus Center Garage on Campus Center Way. The party removed her shirt and was wearing just her bra from the top up. The weather was cool and raining. The party checked okay.

911 Hang-up Call

2:30 a.m.: A 911 call occurred from Linden House at the Commonwealth Honors College on Commonwealth Avenue, but nothing could be heard in the background. An area search came up negative.

2:47 p.m.: A 911 call was investigated when no response was given for need of help or service.

Suspicious Vehicle

5:17 a.m.: A suspicious vehicle was spotted on Lot 34 East (south of Massachusetts Avenue). The party checked okay and was trying to stay with a friend, and there were no beds available.

Alarm-Fire Trouble

8:30 a.m.: An alarm was set off at Wheeler Dormitory on Infirmary Way for unknown reasons. Emergency Health Services was notified and the alarm was reset.

5:01 p.m.: An accidental/defective alarm was set off at Morrill Science Center IV North on North Pleasant Street. Fire engine 1 was notified.

Parking Complaint

10:06 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle not affiliated with the campus was issued a parking ticket for parking in the South College Loading Dock on Hicks Way.

11:13 a.m.: Four parked vehicles blocking traffic were ticketed at the Southwest Circle.

12:53 p.m.: Twelve parking tickets were issued at Lot 42 (south of Boyden Gymnasium) on Commonwealth Avenue.

2:03 p.m.: A reporting party stated there were no Residential Life Services space for his vehicle in Lot 50G on Washington Road. Ernie’s was called but was later cancelled once the reporting party found a parking spot.

Accident-Property Damage

1:16 p.m.: A two-car accident occurred at Campus Center Way. One party had an expired license and a party was issued a summons to arrest.

Annoying Behavior

1:37 p.m.: A party walked into the lobby requesting to speak to an officer.

Assist Citizen

8:11 p.m.: A reporting party stated that he and his friends were playing frisbee outside Prince Dormitory when three white, male parties stole their frisbee and walked into Prince with it.

9:33 p.m.: A reporting party was the house manager of two parties that were attending a show at the Fine Arts Center. The husband stated that during intermission, he and his wife used the restroom and he could not find his wife after. The academic mall and interior of the FAC was found negative. APD, Hadley Police Department were notified. HPD was notified to check residence. An announcement was planned to be made at the end of the show for the party to meet her husband in the lobby. An officer stated that an attendant last saw a female party with a similar description leaving the south side of the building. The female party was located.

9:56 p.m.: A reporting party stated that no Residential Life Services spots were available but later stated that a spot opened up.

10:03 p.m.: A backpack found in Roots Cafe was brought to the station.

Assist Agency

9:13 p.m.: Three vehicles in Lot 11 on Stadium Drive were towed by Ernie’s Towing Company for an event occurring in the morning. Contact was made with two other owners who moved their vehicles. Four vehicles remained in the lot.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Suspicious Person/Activity

12:01 a.m.: Three females were observed dancing inside a dumpster at the lot near the Newman Center on North Pleasant Street. They were given a verbal warning and advised against dancing in the dumpster and left the area without incident.

12:50 a.m.: A reporting party stated two parties were sitting on the curb of a street near McGuirk Stadium with their legs in the road, in the way of traffic. The parties were gone when police arrived on the scene.

2:19 a.m.: An officer checked on three parties outside of the Fine Arts Center on Presidents Drive.

2:42 a.m.: A suspicious person was investigated outside of Kennedy Dormitory in Southwest Residential Area.

Traffic Stop

12:06 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle on Fearing Street was issued a verbal warning for operating without headlights.

6:16 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle on Campus Center Way was issued a verbal warning for a defective tail light.

3:44 p.m.: The Hadley Police Department was notified after a traffic warning was issued to the operator of a vehicle on South Hadley Road.

Intoxicated Person

12:38 a.m.: An incident report was completed for an intoxicated person in Kennedy Dormitory in the Southwest Residential Area.

1:54 a.m.: An intoxicated student in Washington Dormitory on Fearing Street “checked ok” after an investigation.

2:58 a.m.: A student was placed in protective custody in Kennedy Dormitory in the Southwest Residential Area.

Suspicious Vehicle

12:54 a.m.: A verbal warning was issued to the operator of a vehicle doing donuts in the parking lot of McGuirk Stadium with seven onlookers.

Assist Citizen

1:01 a.m.: An individual flagged down an officer and stated their vehicle was missing from Lot 33A (west of University Drive). The vehicle was found in the Southwest Horseshoe.

1:34 p.m.: A reporting party stated he lost the keys to his Jeep somewhere near Governors Drive. The key was attached to a blue and white “Bement” keychain and a brown and white “Tile” key tracker. The keys were later found and brought to the station and the owner was contacted.

3:59 p.m.: A reporting party states two people were riding their bicycles close behind her and her friend while walking near McGuirk Stadium and shouted at them with intent to scare or intimidate them. The people on bikes were last seen riding near the daycare. An officer later identified the two on bikes as students of Amherst High School.

Vandalism

2:23 a.m.: A 34-year-old man and 31-year-old man, both from Amherst, were arrested and charged with tagging property and vandalizing property. Both men were bailed out on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. The Physical Plant was contacted to remove the spray paint on the west side of the Isenberg School of Management on Presidents Drive.

911 Hang-up Call

3:09 a.m.: A help phone at the north end of the Southwest Tunnel called 911, however, the operator heard nothing in the background. An officer investigated and stated the tunnel was clear.

12:33 p.m.: A help phone outside of the Studio Arts Building on Thatcher Road called the station, but the operator heard nothing on the other end of the line.

Lost/Found Property

8:48 a.m.: A UMass student’s wallet was found on Mt. Sugarloaf and was dropped off at the Deerfield Police Station. A UMPD officer transported the wallet back to UMass and it was put into property.

2:25 p.m.: A sweatshirt was found near Lot 11 on Stadium Drive and brought to the station.

3:15 p.m.:  Keys on a “Bement School” keychain were found outside of the Conte Polymer Research Center on Governors Drive. The owner was notified and en-route.

Traffic Enforcement

8:50 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle was issued a traffic warning after being stopped on University Drive for an expired registration. The operator attempted to renew the registration online, but was having issues. The operator then parked the vehicle in a lot.

Larceny

4:31 p.m.: A reporting party stated she believed her wallet was stolen the previous day around 11:45 from the lobby of Washington Dormitory in Southwest Residential Area.

6:02 p.m.: A reporting party stated that his was phone was stolen from Bartlett Hall on Hicks Way.

Alarm-Fire Trouble

6:41 p.m.: A fire alarm went off in Van Meter Dormitory in Central Residential Area on Clark Hill Road. Facilities were notified and the alarm was cleared by the time of arrival.

Alarm-Pre-fire

6:51 p.m.: Facilities were notified when a fire alarm sounded in Cance Dormitory in Southwest Residential Area due to steam. Facilities reset the alarm.

Abigail Charpentier can be reached at [email protected] and followed on Twitter @abigailcharp. Will Mallas can be reached at [email protected] and followed on Twitter @willmallas.