Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Thievery abounds over weekend

By Mary Reines

November 26, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Nov. 22 10:48 a.m. Construction signs were stolen near 457 Main St. Their location, as well as the perpetrator, remains unknown. 7:45 p.m. A caller at 37 Meadow St. reported a break-in and bags of coins missing at the residence. There was no sign of a forced entry. 8:41 p.m...

Violence interrupts otherwise typical weekend

By Mary Reines

November 19, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Nov. 15 3:29 p.m. A caller reported a medium-sized white dog in his back yard at 109 Fearing St. The caller was concerned that the dog looked neglected. The dog didn’t have a collar on and walked behind the blue house next to his. ...

UMass student stabbed at weekend party, injuries not life threatening

By Collegian News Staff

November 19, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

A local house party turned perilous over the weekend when a 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student was stabbed by a fellow partygoer. The Amherst Police Department responded to a call at 66 Pine St. around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday following a reported distur...

Quiet weekend following World Series celebrations

By Mary Reines

November 5, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Nov. 1 10:14 a.m. Police received a call about a break-in at 328 Lincoln Ave. Caller reported a kicked-in door, but there was no damage and nothing removed from the home. Police believe that the suspect never entered...

Police arrest 15 as UMass students celebrate Red Sox championship

By Patrick Hoff

October 31, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

As Red Sox closer Koji Uehara threw the final pitches of the World Series last night, University of Massachusetts students gathered in the Southwest Residential Area to celebrate Boston’s championship with the rest of the campus...

Longmeadow man charged with aggravated rape

By Collegian News Staff

October 28, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

A Longmeadow man faces charges of aggravated rape after an alleged attack outside of the University of Massachusetts Campus Center in early September. According to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Patrick Durocher...

Many break-ins over long weekend

By Mary Reines

October 16, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

A slew of break-ins occurred over the holiday weekend. On Saturday, a man broke into two different apartments in the same building at 36 South East St. around 4:37 a.m., and he was arrested. On Sunday, the police received a call...

“Halfway to Blarney Blowout” takes up most of APD’s time

By Mary Reines

October 1, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

Friday, Sept. 27 7:36 p.m. A woman at 22 Lessey St. called about damage to her car. She believed that she knew who did it, but didn’t want to discuss it with the dispatcher. She referred to this person as “Billy the Kid...

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday, Sept. 20 to Monday, Sept. 23

By Mary Reines

September 24, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Totals Liquor license violation arrests: 9 Liquor license violation summons: 8 Noise complaints: 22 Vehicle crashes: 8 Vehicle stops: 23 Friday, Sept. 20 4:13 p.m. An ignited firework was allegedly placed in the mailbox at 555 Market Hill Rd. and caused minor damage. The paint...

Police Log, Sept. 9, 2013

By Mary Reines

September 10, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Amherst Police Department Police Log From Friday, Sept. 6 to Monday, Sept. 9   On Saturday, between 2:28 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., five police officers responded to a disturbance at Townehouse Apartments quads and arrived...

Amherst Police dish out multiple arrests for noise violations at semester’s close

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 30, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Local News, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department were on alert this weekend and broke up a number of parties, arresting the residents of three locations in response to town by law violations. The first arrest of the weekend ...

Second Semester Security Updates

By Anna Jolliffe

April 25, 2013

Filed under Business, Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Miscellaneous, News

As the spring semester comes to an end at the University of Massachusetts, campus safety officials are concentrating on increasing public communication with police as they wait for the assessment of the security in the residence halls done b...